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1998 Press Releases

Date Title
12/23/98 Many HIV-infected Americans Are Not Receiving Medical Care Regularly
12/22/98 AHCPR Seeks Proposals to Develop Quality of Care Measures For Vulnerable Populations
12/16/98 HHS Releases Consumer Guide to Quality Health Care
12/15/98 More Research Needed on Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury
12/14/98 Highlights of AHCPR's November Research Activities
12/8/98 Overnight Test Still Best for Diagnosing Sleep Apnea
12/4/98 Patients Undergoing Major Surgery in Hospitals with Limited Nursing Staffs Suffer More Complications
11/30/98 Use of Emergency Room Predictive Instrument Could Save More than $700 Million Annually
11/23/98 AHCPR Public Affairs Office Has New Phone Numbers
11/19/98 $2.1 Million in Grants Awarded to Study Child Mental Health Conditions
11/10/98 Medicaid Managed Care Lagging in Rural Counties
11/6/98 Highlights of AHCPR's October Research Activities
11/3/98 Improved Diabetes Control Also Improves Overall Health and Productivity
11/3/98 AHCPR Seeks Ideas and Study Topics for New Research Demonstration Program on Therapeutics
10/29/98 AHCPR Announces New Evidence Report Topics
10/26/98 Marriage Encourages Healthy Behaviors among the Elderly, Especially Men
10/20/98 HHS Secretary Appoints New Members to AHCPR National Advisory Council
10/13/98 Continuous Quality Improvement Tool Released by AHCPR
10/7/98 Children's Death Rates Fall Sharply in Intensive Care Units
10/7/98 Study Compares Ways of Treating Low Back Pain
10/6/98 Highlights of AHCPR's September Research Activities
9/17/98 AHCPR Announces New U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
9/3/98 Highlights of AHCPR's August Research Activities
7/24/98 Highlights of AHCPR's July Research Activities
7/10/98 AHCPR Invites Press to Second Annual Conference on Translating Evidence into Practice
6/22/98 AHCPR Teams with AAHP Foundation to Improve Care for the Chronically Ill
6/22/98 AHCPR Announces Two Clinical Prevention Centers
6/12/98 Highlights of AHCPR's June Research Activities
6/5/98 AHCPR Administrator Appoints Gregg S. Meyer, M.D., to Direct Center for Quality Measurement and Improvement
5/29/98 AHCPR National Advisory Council to Meet June 5
5/28/98 New Survey Data Show Changing Nursing Home Market
5/14/98 Highlights of AHCPR's May Research Activities
5/5/98 New Studies Highlight Physicians' Roles in Improving Health Care Quality
4/28/98 Surgeon General Urges Nation to "Put Prevention into Practice"
4/17/98 AHCPR Awards $7.6 Million in Grants Designed to Improve Health Care Quality
4/13/98 Highlights from the March/April Research Activities
4/13/98 AHCPR Invites Clinical Practice Guidelines for Public/Private National Guideline Clearinghouse™
3/26/98 AHCPR Announces Priorities for Grant-supported Research
3/24/98 Fewer than Half of Schizophrenia Patients Get Proper Treatment
3/9/98 New Resource Available for Children's Health Data: Millions of American Children Still Uninsured and Face Barriers to Care
3/5/98 People Who Quit Smoking Are Much Less Likely to Be Hospitalized Than Those Who Don't
3/2/98 Highlights from AHCPR's January Research Activities
2/20/98 HHS Launches Consumer Survey on Managed Care Experiences: Medicare Patients Will Be Among the First to Benefit
2/12/98 AHCPR Report Shows Businesses Can Negotiate Quality as Well as Lower Costs From Their Health Plans
2/10/98 New Partnership to Study Mental Health in Managed Care: AHCPR and Kaiser Permanente Announce Joint Research Project
2/6/98 AHCPR National Advisory Council to Meet February 12
1/26/98 New Brochure Provides Women with Treatment Choices for Noncancerous Uterine Conditions


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