Agency For Healthcare Research And Quality
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will host a webinar on fall prevention in long-term care facilities on Aug. 13, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
About one-third of knee replacement surgeries in the U.S. were classified as "inappropriate," which is higher than expected, Virginia researchers assert in a new study.
Government officials are developing a program that would make it easier for patients and their families to report medical mistakes made by healthcare providers.
The House Appropriations Subcommittee passed a draft 2013 spending bill Wednesday that dramatically slashes healthcare outlays.
Measuring performance, coordinating care both crucial to lowering costs among the chronically ill, report saysApril 30, 2012
The federal government should take advantage of Affordable Care Act funds to improve the coordination and quality of care for the chronically ill, a new report recommends.
Adverse events for Medicare beneficiaries are underreported in hospitals, where incident reporting systems only capture about 14% of errors, according to a government report released Friday.
Nonprofit nursing home workers have higher levels of satisfaction with their facilities than their for-profit counterparts, according to a new report.
The percentage of nursing home patients with restraints fell to 5% in 2007, down more than half from 1999, according to a recent report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Healthcare spending for seniors rose steadily from 1996 to 2006, according to a report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
The percentage of long-stay nursing home residents with restraints fell from 10.7% 1999 to 6% in 2006. That is from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's 2008 National Healthcare Quality Report.