AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Management of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Youth
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review onManagement of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Youth. 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 June 21, 2024. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 22, 2024 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
The National Advisory Council (NAC) for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will hold a virtual public meeting on June 28-29, 2024. Among other things, agenda items include an update by the AHRQ director, a conversation on the vision for health services research, an update on the Age-Friendly Healthcare Systems Strategic Plan, and discussion on priority populations and maternal health. Information on how to access the meeting and other updates will be posted on theNAC website. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 22, 2024 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 for comments on proposed updates to the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) – Household and Medical Provider Components (MEPS-HC). Proposed changes include wording changes that will help identify telehealth utilization and access, as well as maintain consistency between Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems 5.1 and MEPS-HC questionnaire items. Comments a re due by June 18, 2024. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 19, 2024 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Geisel and Dartmouth Health Receive $5 Million Award to Develop the Next Generation of Learning Health System Scientists
A team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth Health have received a $5 million funding award from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to launch a new Learning Health System Embedded Scientist Training and Research (LHS E-STaR) Center. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 4, 2024 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: Awards News AHRQ LHS E-STaR PCORI 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 and replace seven current members whose terms will expire in November 2024. The committee advises the AHRQ director and the Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding AHRQ's mission. At least one member of the committee must be familiar with rural health issues. 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 - February 20, 2024 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 March 14, 2024, from 11:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items include updates on the Subcommittee of the National Advisory Council (SNAC) for AHRQ's Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund (PCORTF) Investments, the 20th Anniversary of Digital Healthcare, an update on the National Action Alliance to Advance Patient and Workforce Safety, and a discussion on diagnostic safety. The agenda and information on how to join the meeting will be posted on theNational Advisory Council website before the mee...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 15, 2024 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Inpatient Severe Maternal Morbidity Measure Technical Specifications
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking comments on the usability, feasibility, and likely uptake of a measure of severe maternal morbidity to be validated, refined, and maintained by the quality indicators program, with the goal of providing data for maternal health service improvements. Comments are due by March 4, 2024. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 1, 2024 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Updating the Measurement Criteria for AHRQ's National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (NHQDR)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review onUpdating the Measurement Criteria for AHRQ's National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (NHQDR). 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 February 15, 2024. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 16, 2024 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 (AHRQ) 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, family medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology will receive the strongest consideration. Nomina...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 3, 2024 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 for comments on proposed updates to the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) – Household and Medical Provider Components. Proposed changes include the addition of seven economic burden questions to the Core interview that will inform the context families face in paying for healthcare, modifications to questions related to food security, and the incorporation of questions o n sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). Comments are due by January 16, 2024. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 14, 2023 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 for comments on the proposed information collection project "TeamSTEPPS ® 3.0 Training Assessment." The TeamSTEPPS program is intended to improve patient safety by training healthcare staff in various teamwork, communication, and patient safety concepts, tools, and techniques and ultimately increase national capacity for supporting teamwork-based patient safety efforts in healthcare organizations. The information collected will assess the overarching short-term and long-term impacts of the TeamSTEPPS program. Comments are due by Januar...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 14, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Systematic Review-Interventions To Improve Care of Bereaved Persons
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking published and unpublished scientific information submissions to inform their review on Interventions to Improve the Care of Bereaved Persons. The full research protocol is available on theAHRQ website. Submissions are due January 11, 2024. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 12, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Trauma Informed Care
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review on Trauma Informed Care. 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 4, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 2, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Healthcare Delivery of Clinical Preventive Services for People With Disabilities
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review onHealthcare Delivery of Clinical Preventive Services for People with Disabilities. 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 1, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 1, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AHRQ: Supplemental Evidence and Data Request on Updating the Framework for AHRQ's National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (NHQDR)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions to inform its review onUpdating the Framework for AHRQ's National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (NHQDR). 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 November 17, 2023. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 18, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news