AHRQ’s “Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide”
"Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User's Guide" published by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is a landmark federal publication providing key information on developing, operating and evaluating patient registries. The handbook provides tools intended to help evaluate the quality of a patient registry. The handbook is electronically available at AHRQ's website www.ahrq.hhs.gov.
Outcome led the development of the handbook. Outcome's Drs. Richard Gliklich and Nancy Dreyer served as the project's principal investigators and senior editors. The work was performed under contract to Outcome through its role as an AHRQ DEcIDE Research Center, a component of AHRQ's Effective Health Care initiative.
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2nd Edition Published
The second edition of the User’s Guide, which reflects the work of more than 80 contributors from government, academic and private sectors, includes:
Download or Request a Copy
To request a free copy of Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide, Second Edition (AHRQ Publication Number 10-EHC049):