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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

  • By: Ben Wynne
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Originally created in 1989 as the Agency for Health-care Policy and Research in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Agency for Health-care Research Quality (AHRQ) is the primary federal agency in charge of improving the quality, safety, efficiency, ...

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