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AHRQ Audio and Video Products

Newsroom, press releases, budget information, speeches, interviews, audio news releases, and media contacts.


audicon2.jpg Audio Public Service Announcements
  Audio News Releases
  Speeches, Presentations, and Testimony



Video Public Service Announcements
  AHRQ Topical Videos  
  Available DVDs/CDs

audicon2.jpg Audio News Releases

Audio News Releases are 60-second news stories containing health care news with sound bites from an expert.


Be Active, 2007 National Healthcare Quality Report, MP3, 1.6 MB (Transcript)
AHRQ Director Dr. Carolyn Clancy discusses how consumers can improve their chances of getting high quality services by taking an active role in their care.


Questions About Health Insurance, MP3, 1.3 MB (Transcript)
Dr. Clancy talks about a guide that can help consumers keep up with the ins and outs of health insurance.


Pregnancy and Smoking, MP3, 177 KB (Transcript)
Dr. Cathy Melvin, Director of the National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit, discusses benefits to the child when the mother quits smoking.


Children are Not Immune to Medical Errors, MP3, 774 KB (Transcript)
Dr. Clancy discusses the AHRQ brochure “20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children.”


Breast Cancer Diagnostics, MP3, 924 KB (Transcript)
Dr. Clancy discusses a report from AHRQ's Effective Health Care program.

Audio News Releases dated 1999-2005

audicon2.jpg Speeches, Presentations, and Testimony


Getting Involved for Better Health Care, MP3, 12 minutes (Transcript)
Dr. Clancy highlights tools and information to help consumers be involved, to help them know what questions are good to ask, and to learn more about the ways they can stay healthy

vidicon1.jpg AHRQ Topical Videos

May 2010 Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (2:31, 32 MB)
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.
May 2010 Where Medical Errors Occur and How to Avoid Them (2:39, 33 MB)
Video Advice Column from Dr. Carolyn Clancy.

March 2010

Creating a Personal Medical Record (Flash® video, 4 min. 44 sec.; 20 MB) (Download Flash)
Experts, including Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, discuss how to create a personal medical record, including what information you should include, who should have access to it, and new technologies that may help you create and store your information

vidicon1.jpg Available DVDs/CDs

Publication No.      Title

Patient Safety Products


Problems and Prevention: Chest Tube Insertion, DVD
An 11-minute DVD uses video excerpts of 50 actual procedures to illustrate problems that can occur if chest tubes are inserted incorrectly.


TeamSTEPPS™ Multimedia Curriculum Kit—CD/DVD Strategies & Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety
Tools to help health care organizations plan, conduct, and evaluate their own team training programs.

Prevention and Care Management Products


Next Steps After Your Diagnosis/Tips for Taking Medications Safely
Tips to help patients and consumers make decisions about health care and be aware of medication safety.

Page last reviewed November 2014
Internet Citation: AHRQ Audio and Video Products. November 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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