AHRQ’s Comparative Health System Performance Initiative funds studies about how health care delivery systems promote evidence-based practices and patient-centered outcomes research in delivering care. Publications include:
- Leveraging diverse data sources to identify and describe U.S. health care delivery systems
- End-of-life care planning in accountable care organizations: associations with organizational characteristics and capabilities
- Moving forward with ACOs: some answers, more questions
Access the initiative’s Compendium of U.S. Health Systems, 2016, the first publicly available database that provides researchers, policymakers and health care administrators with a snapshot of the nation’s health systems.