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2007 Press Releases

Date Title
12/17/07 Many Osteoporosis Medications Prevent Fractures, but None Is Proven Best
12/5/07 AHRQ Releases Toolkits to Help Providers and Patients Implement Safer Health Care Practices
11/19/07 Combining Medications Often Best Strategy To Battle Rheumatoid Arthritis
11/1/07 Common Medications Provide Equal Blood Pressure Control
10/30/07 New AHRQ Tools Help Pharmacies Better Serve Patients With Limited Health Literacy
10/26/07 New AHRQ Report Recommends Use of Existing Call Centers To Expand Communications in Public Health Emergencies
10/22/07 Many Errors by Medical Residents Caused by Teamwork Breakdowns, Lack of Supervision
10/15/07 Surgery More Likely than Angioplasty To Relieve Pain for Patients with Coronary Artery Disease
10/12/07 AHRQ Expands Therapeutics Education and Research Centers and Adds New Topics: Health IT, Economics, Formularies
10/9/07 AHRQ Announces Next Phase of its Evidence-based Practice Center Program
10/4/07 Evidence of Benefit Lacking for Many Common Ways of Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee
9/17/07 AHRQ and FDA To Collaborate in Largest Study Ever of Possible Heart Risks with ADHD Medications
8/1/07 New Reports Identify State-level Privacy and Security Solutions for Secure Exchange of Health Information
7/19/07 New AHRQ Resources Can Help States and Local Communities With Disaster Planning and Response Involving Nursing Homes
7/16/07 AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet July 20
7/16/07 While Most Diabetes Drugs Provide Similar Glucose Control, Some Offer Important Advantages, New Review Shows
6/11/07 AHRQ's Annual State Snapshots Highlight States' Gains and Lags in Health Care Quality
5/30/07 New Web Tool Provides Samples of Report Cards on Health Care Quality
5/23/07 Small Infants Have Greater Survival Rate in High Level Intensive Care Facilities
5/16/07 AHRQ Publishes Landmark Federal Handbook on the Use of Patient Registries
5/1/07 New DVD Will Help Train Health Care Workers To Provide Respiratory Care During Disasters
4/10/07 One in Four Hospital Patients Is Admitted With a Mental Health or Substance Abuse Disorder
4/9/07 HHS Secretary Appoints New Members to AHRQ National Advisory Council
3/22/07 New Checklists Help Men and Women Know Which Medical Tests Are Needed To Stay Healthy at Any Age
3/7/07 AHRQ and Ad Council Encourage Patients To Ask Questions and Get More Involved with Their Health Care
3/5/07 Task Force Recommends Against Use of Aspirin and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
2/28/07 Chronic Disease Management Quality Improvement Efforts Yield Better Care Delivery
1/31/07 AHRQ Announces New Members of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
1/24/07 Newer Class of Antidepressants Similar in Effectiveness, but Side Effects Differ
1/17/07 Evidence Lacking to Support Many Off-label Uses of Atypical Antipsychotics
1/11/07 Missed Opportunities: Too Few Americans Being Screened, Counseled To Prevent Colorectal Cancer, Obesity, Other Conditions
1/10/07 Obesity Surgeries Have Jumped Dramatically Since 1998


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