New Janssen Campaign Developed by and for the LGBTQ+ Community Inspires Action and Empathy for People Living with Depression
TITUSVILLE, NJ, May 18, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the launch of Depression Looks Like Me, a campaign aimed at normalizing the conversation about depression in the LGBTQ+ community and empowering people to seek the mental health care they may need. Janssen has partnered with prominent LGBTQ+ voices and leading mental health and LGBTQ+ advocacy organizations to amplify lived experiences across the community and underscore that those living with hard-to-treat depression are not alone. Depression is a serious and chronic health condition that disproportionally affect...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Pharmacotherapy for Adults With Alcohol-Use Disorders in Outpatient Settings: Systematic Review Update
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review onPharmacotherapy for Adults with Alcohol-Use Disorders in Outpatient Settings: Systematic Review Update. Thefull research protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by June 17, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 18, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality: Request for Nominations for Members
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is requesting nominations for the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality to serve 3-year terms beginning in the spring of 2023. At least one member of the committee must be familiar with rural health issues. The committee advises the AHRQ director and the Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding AHRQ's mission. Nominations are due within 60 days of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 6, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Notice from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) seeking comments on a potential Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and System (CAHPS) survey for inpatient mental healthcare settings. The information collected will help inform the development of a scientifically sound survey to measure the experience of patients receiving inpatient mental healthcare. Comments are due by July 1, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 2, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Challenge Competition: Announcement of AHRQ Challenge on Innovative Solutions to Update or Re-Create TeamSTEPPS Videos
Notice from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announcing a challenge competition to modernize TeamSTEPPS ® video content, which is part of the TeamSTEPPS training program. TeamSTEPPS is an evidence-based set of tools aimed at improving patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork among the members of healthcare teams. In Phase I, AHRQ seeks written proposals on innovatively modernizing cur rent TeamSTEPPS videos in an equitable, culturally sensitive, and health literate manner. In Phase II, organizations selected as winners in Phase 1 will be invited to produce a replacement for the existin...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 27, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Postpartum Home Blood Pressure Monitoring, Postpartum Treatment of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy, and Peripartum Magnesium Sulfate Regimens for Preeclampsia With Severe Features
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review on Postpartum Home Blood Pressure Monitoring, Postpartum Treatment of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy, and Peripartum Magnesium Sulfate Regimens for Preeclampsia With Severe Features, including those that describe adverse events. Includes background information and key questions related to the review, as well as a list of potential effect modifiers and subgroups of interest. Submissions are due by April 28, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 29, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
The National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will hold a virtual public meeting on May 12, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items discussions about AHRQ and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Trust Fund and AHRQ's role in conducting and supporting health services research, analysis, and evaluations focused on understanding the effects of healthcare financing policies. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 29, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Postpartum Care for Women Up to One Year After Pregnancy
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review on Postpartum Care for Women Up to One Year After Pregnancy, including those that describe adverse events. Includes background information and key questions related to the review, as well as a list of potential effect modifiers, such as age, socioeconomic status, and geographic location. Submissions are due by April 11, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 11, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is allowing an additional 30 days to comment on a proposed information collection project titled "AHRQ's National Nursing Home COVID-19 Coordinating Center," originallypublished on December 8, 2021. This information collection will assess whether and how AHRQ's National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network aided nursing homes' efforts to mitigate the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Comments are now due by March 30, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 28, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Cochrane's 2022 International Women ’s Day Events
In recognition ofInternational Women ’s’ Day (IWD) happening March 8th, Cochrane will be hosting several events and activities. The IWD 2022 theme is “breaking gender bias and reducing stereotypes and discrimination to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.”The Annual Anne Anderson Walk is a cherished annual social event in Cochrane, where attendees walk to celebrate women ' s contributions to Cochrane while raising money  to annual Anne Anderson Award.  Everyone is welcome to snap a picture of themselves and share their walk with the Community. Pictures will be posted on social media and the website as we e...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 2, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

AHRQ: Patient Safety Organizations: Voluntary Relinquishment for the Theator, Inc. PSO
Notice from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announcing that the Theator, Inc. Patient Safety Organization (PSO) listing was voluntarily relinquished and has been delisted. The delisting was effective December 22, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 19, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Patient Safety Organizations: Expired Listing for Emergency Medical Error Reduction Group PSO
Notice from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announcing that the Emergency Medical Error Reduction Group Patient Safety Organization (PSO) listing has expired and has been delisted. The delisting was effective November 27, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2022 Category: Rural Health 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, and advanced practice nursing will receive the strongest consideration. Nominations are du...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Emergency Medical Service/911 Workforce Infection Control and Prevention Issues
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking published and unpublished scientific information submissions to inform its review ofEmergency Medical Service/911 Workforce Infection Control and Prevention Issues. Thefull research protocol is available for review on the AHRQ website. Submissions are due by January 10, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 9, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking comment on a proposed information collection project titled "AHRQ's National Nursing Home COVID-19 Coordinating Center." This information collection will assess whether and how AHRQ's National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network aided nursing homes' efforts to mitigate the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Comments are due by February 7, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 8, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news