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Performance Budget Submission for Congressional Justification

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Exhibit X. Links to HHS and AHRQ Strategic Plans

HHS Strategic Goals AHRQ Strategic Goal Areas

Improve health care safety and quality for Americans through evidence based research and translation.

Develop strategies to improve access, foster appropriate use, and reduce unnecessary expenditures.

Translate, disseminate, and implement research findings that improve health care outcomes.
Organizational Excellence

Develop efficient and responsive business processes.
1. Reduce Major Threats to the Health and Well-being of Americans X      
2. Enhance the Ability of the Nation's Public Health System to Effectively Respond to Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Challenges X   X  
3. Increase the Percentage of the Nation's Children and Adults who have Access to Regular Health Care and Expand Consumer Choices   X    
4. Enhance the Capacity and Productivity of the Nation's Health Science Research Enterprise   X X  
5. Improve the Quality of Health Care Services X      
6. Improve the Economic and Social Well-being of Individuals, Families, and Communities, especially Those Most in Need X      
7. Improve the Stability and Health Development of Our Nation's Children and Youth        
8. Achieve Excellence in Management Practices       X
AHRQ Portfolios of Work
System Capacity and Bioterrorism X X X  
Data Development X X X  
Care Management X X X  
Cost, Organization and Socio-Economics X X X  
Health Information Technology X X X  
Long-term Care X X X  
Pharmaceutical Outcomes X X X  
Prevention X X X  
Training X X X  
Quality/Safety of Patient Care X X X  
Organizational Support       X

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