AHRQ--Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Advancing Excellence in Health Care


AHRQ engages in a variety of outreach activities to sharing information and insights about the use of the AHRQ QIs to improve health care quality. The national events listed below are a few examples of ways in which information about the AHRQ QIs is shared with hospital leaders, quality improvement specialists, researchers and other professionals throughout the country.

November 2018: National Association for Healthcare Quality NEXT Conference, Minneapolis MN

This panel presentation addressed “AHRQ’s Prevention Quality Indicators: Using Data Measures to Improve Population Health”, as an in-person event that was also broadcast to an estimated 2,500 attendees nationwide

July 2018: American Health Quality Association’s Quality Summit, Baltimore MD

This panel presentation addressed how to “Improve Patient Care and the Bottom Line with AHRQ QIs”

October 2017: Department of Defense / ECRI webinar

This online presentation explored “Case Studies Using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Indicators for Quality” and was broadcast to military health care facilities nationwide

August 2016: America’s Essential Hospitals member webinar

This online presentation addressed the “AHRQ Quality Indicators” and was broadcast to several hundred public hospitals throughout the country

June 2016: America’s Essential Hospitals VITAL2016 Conference, Boston MA

This presentation addressed “Measuring to Improve Hospital Care Using the AHRQ QIs”

October 2015: National Association of Health Data Organization’s 30th Anniversary Meeting, Washington DC

This panel presentation covered “ICD-10 Implementation: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Data Organizations”

October 2015: AHRQ Research Conference, Arlington VA

This panel presentation addressed “AHRQ Quality Measurement to Quality Improvement: AHRQ Quality Indicators: Connecting the Dots”

September 2015: AcademyHealth Concordium 2015, Washington DC

The topic of this presentation was “AHRQ QI Software: Transforming Raw Data into Measure Results to Drive Quality Improvement”

September 2015: American Health Quality Association Annual Conference, Baltimore MD

This panel presentation addressed “Using AHRQ QIs as Evidence-based Tools for Change”

For presentations prior to 2015 see the Archive Resources page

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