Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality
Archive print banner

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to for current information.

2001 Press Releases

Date; Title
12/13/01 New Resource Helps Clinicians Put Prevention Into Practice
12/11/01 Up To One in Five Elderly Prescribed Potentially Inappropriate Medications
12/11/01 Research Supports Use of Intensive Therapy and Team Approach in Management of Diabetes
11/20/01 New Predictive Tool Could Reduce Hospital Admissions for Nursing Home Residents with Lower Respiratory Infections
11/20/01 AHRQ'S New Prevention Quality Indicators Flag Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations
11/8/01 AHRQ Announces Nearly $3 Million to Build and Support Research Infrastructure
10/26/01 AHRQ National Advisory Council to Meet November 2
10/23/01 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Reviews Evidence on Newborn Hearing Screening
10/23/01 AHRQ Releases First Annual Report on New National Database Comparing Results of CAHPS® Surveys
10/11/01 HHS Announces $50 Million Investment to Improve Patient Safety
9/27/01 1999 Data from the MEPS Insurance Component Are Now Available
9/26/01 Government Offers Spanish-Speaking Americans Advice for Getting Better Quality Medical Care
9/25/01 African-American Medicare Beneficiaries Less Likely than Whites to Receive Flu Shots Regardless of Plan Type
9/18/01 AHRQ Report Finds Exercise May Help Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
9/5/01 Annual Nursing Home Expenses Increased by 150 Percent from 1987 to 1996
9/4/01 Very Few Students in American Medical Schools Receive Training about Adverse Drug Events
9/4/01 AHRQ Report Details Evidence for the Diagnosis and Management of Breast Disease
8/30/01 AHRQ Seeks Applications for Second Phase of CAHPS®
8/10/01 AHRQ Releases 1998 and 1999 State Inpatient and Ambulatory Surgery Databases
8/3/01 Statistics for Health Insurance Coverage from the 2000 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Now Available
8/1/01 AHRQ Announces New Research Priorities: Patient-Centered Care and Payment and Organization
7/26/01 Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery Lowers Intraocular Pressure More Than Cataract Surgery Alone
7/20/01 AHRQ National Advisory Council to Meet July 27
7/19/01 Robert Graham Selected to Head AHRQ's Center for Practice and Technology Assessment
7/18/01 Doctors' Dissatisfaction Grew Steadily Over the Last Decade
7/17/01 AHRQ Releases New Evidence on Proven Patient Safety Practices
7/13/01 No Differences Found Between Medicare Fee-for-Service and HMO Patients for Heart Attack Followup Care but Effective Drugs Are Under-Prescribed for Both
7/12/01 AHRQ Unveils Nation's First All-Children's Hospital Care Research Database
7/11/01 Hospital Mergers May Save Less Than Anticipated
7/5/01 AHRQ Supports Study of Care for Living Organ Donors
7/3/01 Organ Donations Increase When Families Have Good Information about the Donation Process
6/27/01 Use of U.S. Health Services Stays Fairly Constant Over Forty Years
6/12/01 Quality Improvement Goal of AHRQ-Supported Research in the June 13 Issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association
6/12/01 One in Every Four Hospital Stays Includes at Least One Cardiovascular Procedure
6/9/01 Switching Between SCHIP and Medicaid May Leave Children at Risk of Reduced Access to Care
6/5/01 AHRQ Releases 1997 Data about the Cost of Health Care
6/5/01 Hip Fracture Study Calls for Assessing Patients' Risks of Both Functional Impairment and Death
5/23/01 AHRQ Issues a Request for Proposals to Develop a National Quality Measures Clearinghouse™
5/22/01 Study Develops New System for Identifying Successful Hospital Quality Improvements
5/3/01 New Web-based Tool Provides State-By-State Insurance Data
5/2/01 Less Than a Third of Black and Hispanic Children Visit a Dentist During the Year
5/1/01 Evidence Shows Epoetin Reduces Transfusions in Anemic Cancer Patients but Questions Remain on How Best to Use It
4/26/01 Educational Program for Controlling Chronic Pain Cuts Nursing Home NSAID Use 70 Percent
4/25/01 AHRQ Releases Request for Applications on Patient Safety for Research Dissemination and Education Projects
4/24/01 Use of Antifungal Drug Fluconazole Effective in Preventing Thrush in Persons Who are HIV Positive
4/18/01 A Common Ear Surgery for Children Does Not Measurably Improve Development at Age Three
4/18/01 Over 70 Percent of Children Visit a Doctor's Office at Least Once During the Year
4/17/01 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Calls for Chlamydia, Lipid Screening among First Four Recommendations
4/17/01 Health Insurance Enrollment Declining in Industries with Large Minority Workforces
4/11/01 Reducing and Preventing Adverse Drug Events Decreases Hospital Costs
4/9/01 AHRQ Report Details Evidence for Diagnosing and Monitoring Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women
4/6/01 Dental Problems Go Unresolved in Many HIV Patients
4/4/01 Almost $13 Billion is Paid Out of Pocket for Children's Health Care
3/27/01 Fifth in a Series of Requests for Applications on Patient Safety Research Issued by AHRQ Focuses on Working Conditions
3/21/01 Statistics on Uninsured From 1999 MEPS Are Now Available
3/20/01 AHRQ's Child Health Toolbox Is Now Online
3/14/01 Study Links New Therapies to Decline in Hospital Costs for Most, but Not All HIV Patients
3/12/01 Three AHRQ Articles Featured in Health Affairs Health Care Trends Theme Issue
3/8/01 AHRQ Offers Catalog of Its State and National Hospital Databases
2/28/01 Surprisingly Large Gaps Found in Cancer Pain Research
2/27/01 Black Women More Likely Than Other Women to Be Treated For Uterine Fibroids With Surgery That Preserves Uterus
2/27/01 AHRQ Announces the Building Research Infrastructure and Capacity (BRIC) Program
2/23/01 AHRQ Issues Request for Applications on Clinical Informatics and Patient Safety Research
2/23/01 AHRQ National Advisory Council to Meet March 2
2/22/01 AHRQ Report Details Evidence Supporting Interventions for Diagnosing and Managing Epilepsy
2/2/01 AHRQ Issues Third in a Series of Requests for Applications on Patient Safety Research
1/31/01 New Booklet Advises Taking an Active Role in Health Care Decisions
1/25/01 Nearly 60 percent of Child Health Care Costs for Uninsured Children Is Paid out of Pocket
1/23/01 Researchers Under-report Drug Safety Problems
1/11/01 Hospital Stays for Childbirth and Mental Disorders are Often Uninsured


2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003 / 2002 / 2000 / 1999 / 1998 / 1997 / 1996 / 1995

Top of Page Top of Page

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care