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EHC Program National Partnership Network

Organizations across the United States are partnering with AHRQ to increase access to comparative effectiveness research findings and support evidence-based practice and health care decision making.

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The latest partnership network resources and updates:

“Heart-Wise: AHRQ and Million Hearts® Share Evidence and Outcomes for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)” Web-Based Training Course

Sketch of a heartThe “Heart-Wise: AHRQ and Million Hearts Share Evidence and Outcomes for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)” Web-Based Training Course is now available. This 60-minute course was designed to raise awareness about cardiovascular (CVD) conditions and comorbidities, as well as treatment options. It includes CVD resources and key research findings to support evidence-based practice and improve care at the national and local level. This activity is a Web-based training based on AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program, the Million Hearts® initiative, and the American College of Cardiology Webinar hosted in June. Continuing education credits are available.

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To access the courses, go to MLN Products and select “Web-Based Training Courses” under “Related Links” at the bottom of the Web page.

Atrial Fibrillation Audio Podcast

Atrial Fibrillation Audio Podcast

Listen to Dr. Sana Al-Khatib, a cardiologist and cardiac electro-physiologist at Duke University Medical Center, discuss a recent, AHRQ-published comparative-effectiveness research report, Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. She compares treatment strategies for atrial fibrillation to help clinicians better understand how these findings can benefit their practices.




Treatment Options: Explore. Compare. Prepare. Initiative

Explore. compare. prepare.Everyone can benefit from the facts. The Treatment Options initiative encourages health professionals, patients, and caregivers to explore their treatment options and compare the benefits and risks of each intervention.

Treatment summaries help health professionals support patient education and help patients and caregivers better prepare for medical appointments and discuss their condition and options.

Treatment Options Materials and Tools

Page last reviewed November 2014
Page originally created November 2014
Internet Citation: EHC Program National Partnership Network. Content last reviewed November 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.

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