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Fiscal Year 2001

The Accountability Report for fiscal year (FY) 2001 for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) describes its key program and financial management activities and highlights its accomplishments.

In addition, the report shows how the research sponsored by AHRQ provides the scientific foundation for the Nation's efforts to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health care, as well as developing strategies to broaden access to services.

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Part 1. AHRQ Activities and Accomplishments, FY 2001

AHRQ and Health Care Today
   Addressing Health Care Challenges
   Role and Mission of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
   AHRQ's Customers
   How AHRQ's Research Helps People
   Policymakers Use AHRQ Research in Many Ways
   AHRQ's Research Findings Help Clinicians and Patients
   AHRQ's Research Findings Help Providers, Consumers, and Purchasers
AHRQ's Research Portfolio
   Opportunities for Research
      Unsolicited Research
      Targeted Research Requests
      Examples of Targeted Research
   Building the Research Infrastructure
   Investments in Training
Partnerships and Coordination
Strategic Goals and Performance Planning
   Strategic Planning at AHRQ
Goal 1—Outcomes
   Outcomes Research Portfolio
      U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
      Put Prevention Into Practice
      Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics
      Evidence-based Practice Centers
      National Guideline Clearinghouse™
Goal 2—Quality
   Making Quality Count
   Patient Safety and Reducing Errors in Medicine
   Working Conditions and Quality of Care
   Helping Patients and Consumers Use Quality Information
      Consumer Assessment of Health Plans
      Making Quality Count for Patients and Consumers
   National Healthcare Quality Report
   National Healthcare Disparities Report
Goal 3—Costs, Use, and Access to Health Care
   Addressing Challenges to Care
   Medical Expenditure Panel Survey
   Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project
Research on the Health of Priority Populations
   Health Care for Minorities, Women, and Children
      Minority Health
      Women's Health
      Children's Health
Rapid Cycle Research
   Integrated Delivery System Research Network
   Primary Care Practice-Based Research Networks
   HIV Research Network
   User Liaison Program

Part 2. Financial Management

Financial Management Performance
   Overview of Financial Performance
      Budgetary Resources
      Mechanisms of Support
      Analysis of Financial Statements
   Other Performance Issues
      Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act Efforts
      Information Technology
Financial Statements
   Consolidated Balance Sheet, Assets and Liabilities
      Consolidated Statement of Net Cost, 2000
      Consolidated Statement of Net Cost, 2001 and 2000
      Consolidated Statement of Net Cost, 2001
   Statement of Changes in Net Position
   Statement of Budgetary Resources
   Combined Statement of Financing
Notes to the Principal Financial Statements
   Note 1—Significant Accounting Policies
   Note 2—Fund Balances with the U.S. Treasury
   Note 3—Accounts Receivable
   Note 4—Advances and Prepayments
   Note 5—Property and Equipment
   Note 6—Worker Compensation
   Note 7—Unexpended Appropriations
   Note 8—Grant Awards


Appendix A. AHRQ's Organizational Structure
Appendix B. AHRQ Organizational Chart
Appendix C. National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Appendix D. AHRQ's Research Continuum

Current as of February 2002
AHRQ Publication No. 02-0008

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