The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will hold its research conference October 4–6, 2015 in Crystal City, VA. The conference will bring together leaders in health care research and policy to participate in sessions focused on addressing today's challenges in improving quality, safety, access, and value in health care.
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To help advance its goal of improving health care for all Americans, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) held its first-ever annual conference September 2007, in Bethesda, Maryland. This conference is designed to showcase the best of AHRQ research and provide examples of how that research is being implemented at all levels in health care delivery.
About the AHRQ Annual Conferences
AnnouncementAHRQ Research Conference Returns! AHRQ is excited to announce that its research conference, held annually between 2007-2012, will make a return engagement in 2015. The conference will be held October 4–6, 2015, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, in Crystal City, VA. AHRQ is also excited to announce that AcademyHealth (http://www.academyhealth.org/ ) will join AHRQ in hosting the conference.
The conference will again bring authorities in health care research and policy together to participate in sessions focused on addressing today’s challenges in improving quality, safety, access and value in health care.
In addition, AHRQ and AcademyHealth will team with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (http://www.pcori.org/ ) in holding sessions on Tuesday afternoon, October 6, 2015, also at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, as part of the AHRQ conference and PCORI’s first annual meeting, which follows at the same location from October 7–9, 2015. The Tuesday afternoon sessions jointly hosted by AHRQ, AcademyHealth, and PCORI will address key issues in dissemination and implementation of patient-centered outcomes research.
Mark your calendars; information about submitting abstracts, registration, details on the conference agenda, and more will be coming soon!
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