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:
- Consequences of the 340B Drug Pricing Program
- ACOs holding commercial contracts are larger and more efficient than noncommercial ACOs
- Electronic health record "super-users" and "under-users" in U.S. ambulatory care practices
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.