Journal Supplement Features AHRQ-Funded Articles on the Science of Public Reporting
A new AHRQ-funded journal supplement, titled “Informing the Next Generation of Public Reporting for Consumers,” provides information to help policymakers, regional quality collaboratives, national and state organizations, federal government agencies and others improve public reports for consumers. The supplement to the October issue of Medical Care Research and Review includes six articles outlining methods to improve reports that educate consumers and help them assess quality of care and make complex health care decisions. Articles include an overview of current public reporting, recommendations to improve consumer decision making, examples of current adherence to best practices and information on how to engage consumers. The supplement is available online, via email or by phone (800-358-9295). Please request AHRQ publication #OM14-0052.