AHRQ Highlights Uncertainty About OSA Definitions and Outcomes AHRQ Highlights Uncertainty About OSA Definitions and Outcomes
We still don ' t have a firm definition of OSA.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Viewpoint Source Type: news

Next Phase of NIH Preprint Pilot Launching Soon
Last month, the National Library of Medicine (NLM)announced plans to extend its NIH Preprint Pilot in PubMed Central (PMC) and PubMed beyond COVID-19 to encompass all preprints reporting on NIH-funded research. The second phase of the pilot, launching later this month, will include preprints supported by an NIH award, contract, or intramural program and posted to aneligible preprint server on or after January 1, 2023.In preparation for the launch of this second phase, we have updated PMC and PubMed site features to help users of these databases incorporate the increased volume of preprints into their discovery workflows. S...
Source: PubMed Central News - January 10, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Emergency Physicians Take Issue With AHRQ Errors Report Emergency Physicians Take Issue With AHRQ Errors Report
A systematic review suggested that 5.7% of emergency department patients are diagnosed incorrectly.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

AHRQ: Solicitation for Nominations for Members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is seeking nominations to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Specific areas of expertise being sought include public health, health equity and the reduction of health disparities, application of science to health policy, decision modeling, dissemination and implementation, behavioral medicine and clinical health psychology, and communication of scientific findings to diverse audiences. Nominations of individuals with training and expertise in internal medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, and family medicine will receive the strongest consideration. Nominations are ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 30, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Diagnostic Accuracy High in Emergency Departments
THURSDAY, Dec. 29, 2022 -- Diagnostic accuracy is high in the emergency department, with about 5.7 percent of patients misdiagnosed, according to a report published Dec. 15 by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. David E. Newman-Toker,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

E.R. Doctors Misdiagnose Patients With Unusual Symptoms
Doctors fail to recognize serious conditions like stroke and sepsis in tens of thousands of patients each year, according to a new study. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Emergency Medical Treatment Doctors Hospitals Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality American College of Emergency Physicians Deaths (Fatalities) Medicine and Health Johns Hopkins University Source Type: news

AHRQ: Request for Information on Creating a National Healthcare System Action Alliance To Advance Patient Safety
Notice from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) seeking comments on advancing patient and healthcare workforce safety through the development of a National Healthcare System Action Alliance to Advance Patient Safety (Action Alliance). The Action Alliance is intended to support improvements across healthcare delivery and between settings of care through a partnership with healthcare systems, patients, families and caregivers, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal agencies, and other stakeholders to support sustained improvements in patient safety. This request for information seeks...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 12, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Healthcare System Level Strategies To Address Racial/Ethnic and Related Disparities in Health and Healthcare
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review onHealthcare System Level Strategies to Address Racial/Ethnic and Related Disparities in Health and Healthcare. Includes background information and key questions related to the review. Thefull research protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by January 11, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 12, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Patient and Provider Level Strategies To Address Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review onPatient and Provider Level Strategies to Address Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare. Includes background information and key questions related to the review. Thefull research protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by January 11, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 12, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Schiff, Stone Receive $3.8M AHRQ Grant to Study Delayed Cancer Diagnoses in Marginalized Populations
Gordon Schiff, MD, associate director of the Center for Patient Safety Practice and Research, quality and safety director for the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care and an internist in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 22, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

National Rural Health Day, Thursday, November 17
Since 2010, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health has celebrated National Rural Health Day on the third Thursday in November. It is a time to recognize the “power of rural” and highlight the work being done to reduce health care disparities in rural communities. This year’s theme is, “Advancing Behavioral Health Equity in Rural Communities.” According to the Health Resources & Services Administration, behavioral health care is a challenge in rural communities due to stigma, lack of transportation, reimbursement issues, and a limited workforce. The staff here at Region 6 recognizes ...
Source: The Cornflower - November 16, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Bobbi Newman Tags: Resource Sharing national rural health day rural health day resources Source Type: news

AHRQ: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Notice from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) allowing an additional 30 days for comments on revisions to the proposed information collection project"Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Survey Database." The (HCBS) Survey Database is designed to facilitate comparisons across state Medicaid HCBS programs throughout the country that target adults with disabilities, those with acquired brain injury, and persons with severe mental illness. Comments are now due by December 15, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 15, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Respectful Maternity Care: Dissemination and Implementation of Perinatal Safety Culture To Improve Equitable Maternal Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review on Respectful Maternity Care: Dissemination and Implementation of Perinatal Safety Culture to Improve Equitable Maternal Healthcare Delivery and Outcomes, including those that describe adverse events. Includes background information and key questions related to the review. Thefull research protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by December 8, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 8, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment for the SimCore PSO, LLC
Notice from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announcing that the SimCore PSO, LLC, Patient Safety Organization (PSO) listing was voluntarily relinquished and has been delisted. The delisting was effective October 14, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 1, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Strategies for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review onStrategies for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care. Thefull research protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by November 21, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 21, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news