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2010 Press Releases


Date Title
11/4/10 AHRQ Awards $34 Million to Expand Fight Against Healthcare-Associated Infections
10/25/10 Hospitalizations for Medication and Illicit Drug-related Conditions on the Rise among Americans Ages 45 and Older
10/4/10 Human Growth Hormone Shows Promise in Treating Cystic Fibrosis Symptoms
9/30/10 HHS Awards $473 Million in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Funding
9/7/10 AHRQ Releases New Spanish Language Guides for Patients
9/1/10 Study Recommends Disclosure of Medical Mistakes That Affect Multiple Patients
8/2/10 Risks, Benefits of Emerging Heart Valve Replacement Technique Not Fully Understood
7/22/10 AHRQ State Snapshots Expanded to Include New Data on Health Insurance Coverage
7/16/10 AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet July 23
7/5/10 New Study Finds Rotator Cuff Injuries Treatable, but Evidence Unclear Whether Surgery Is Preferable
6/24/10 New AHRQ Guides Offer Hospitals Advice on Emergency Evacuation, Assessment and Recovery
6/15/10 AHRQ and Ad Council Encourage Men To Take Preventive Steps in Their Health Care
6/11/10 HHS Announces Patient Safety and Medical Liability Demonstration Projects
6/3/10 Innovative Software Cuts Costs and Time for States to Report Hospital Quality Information to the Public
5/27/10 Advanced Type of Cancer Radiation Reduces Side Effects, but Impact on Controlling Cancer Is Unclear
5/5/10 AHRQ Study Shows Using Bar-Code Technology with eMAR Reduces Medication Administration and Transcription Errors
4/13/10 Annual Quality and Disparities Reports Include Data on Rates of Health Care-Associated Infections, Obesity and Health Insurance
4/6/10 New Study Details High Rates of Rehospitalizations and Emergency Pain Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease
4/5/10 AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet April 9
3/29/10 AHRQ Takes to the Airwaves to Communicate Vital Health Care Information to Spanish Speakers
3/15/10 Patients Who Take a Proton-Pump Inhibitor with Medicine To Prevent Blood Clots Are Less Likely To Be Hospitalized for Bleeding Ulcers
1/28/10 AHRQ and American College of Cardiology Collaborate on Study of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators


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