2015 AHRQ Research Conference
Call for AbstractsThe 2015 AHRQ research conference, “Producing Evidence and Engaging Partners to Improve Health Care”, cohosted with AcademyHealth will be held October 4–6 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Crystal City, Virginia. This year, AHRQ and AcademyHealth are expanding the call for abstracts to showcase the breadth and depth of AHRQ-sponsored work and highlight the many ways that AHRQ research, data, and tools are contributing to measurable improvements in health care. AHRQ and AcademyHealth are pleased to invite organizations and individuals, AHRQ grantees and contractors, currently receiving AHRQ funding or were funded no earlier than 2012 to submit original research, including implementation research and evaluation, for display as posters. Submissions are being accepted through June 3 and will be accepted in the following thematic areas: Improving Health Care Quality; Making Health Care Safer; Increasing Accessibility to Health Care; Improving Health Care Affordability, Efficiency, and Cost Transparency; Racial Ethnic Disparities; Research on Dissemination and Implementation Science. Priority will be given to abstracts that address the theme of the conference, demonstrate measurable improvement in policy or practice, rigorous methodological approach as well as show innovation in advancing the field.
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AHRQ 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!
Conference MaterialsConference materials from past AHRQ Annual Conferences, including slide presentations and videos of plenary sessions (when available).
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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.