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Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHCRQ) (Health and Human Services Dept.),5600 Fishers Lane, 7th Floor, Rockville, MD 20857; (301) 427-1364. Fax, (301) 427-1873. Gopal Khanna, Director; Howard E. Holland, Communications Director. Congressional Affairs, (301) 427-1214. Media, (301) 427-1244. Public inquiries, (301) 427-1104. TTY, (888) 586-6340.

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Works to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care in the United States. Promotes improvements in clinical practices and in organizing, financing, and delivering health care services. Conducts and supports comparative effectiveness research, demonstration projects, evaluations, and training; disseminates information on a wide range of activities.

Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) (Health and Human Services Dept.),200 Independence Ave. S.W., #716G, 20201; ...

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