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Consumer Health Ratings President and CEO Appointed to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) National Advisory Council

Gretchen M. Dahlen, president and chief executive officer of Consumer Health Ratings, has been named to the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). [...]

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Ages 55 to 64 and Racial Disparities, Health and Healthcare

See the Special Feature (Adults Aged 55-64) in CDC’s Health 2014 chartbook to find out about the health of the baby boomer population and how it’s changed in 10 years. Use of [...]

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Health Care: Evidenced-Based Technology Assessments

Evidence-based Technology Assessments for healthcare, completed or in progress, by AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality). Focus is on Evidenced-Based Medicine

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Older Adult Health Issues (MedlinePlus)

Older adult health issues at MedlinePlus addresses topics such as healthy aging, nutrition, eyesight, bruising, memory loss, aging parents, older drivers and when is the time to give up driving, [...]

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Kidney & Urologic Diseases List of Topics and Titles

A comprehensive list of kidney and urologic disease topics from the National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). [...]

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Colorado – Directory of Health Facilities

Colorado directory of health facilities lists Assisted Living facilities, nursing homes, ambulatory surgery centers, birth centers, hospitals, home health and hospice agencies, chiropractic [...]

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Health Information Technology (AHRQ)

AHRQ National Resource Center for Health Information Technology. See the A-Z section for information on Adverse Events, Bar Coding, Computerized Provider Order Entry, Electronic Health Records, [...]

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100,000 Lives Campaign Saves An Estimated 122,300 Lives! (pdf)

The IHI 100,000 Lives campaign saved an estimated 122,300 lives. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement announced June 14, 2006 that the campaign goal – to prevent 100,000 avoidable [...]

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Migraines and Other Headaches – Expenses & Healthcare Use (AHRQ-MEPS pdf)

Expenses for Migraine and other headaches are estimated in this AHRQ-MEPS brief. Average annual estimates on health service use and expenses for migraines in people under age 65. Estimate of 4.2% [...]

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Migraine (MedlinePlus)

Migraine page at MedlinePlus provides helpful information on headache pain, prevention, triggers, chronic migraines, symptoms, and treatment. Triptans and other drugs are under Commonly Used [...]