By Arlene Bierman MD & Gopal Khanna – The primary aim of the health system is to care for people, their families, and communities using the best available evidence to attain the best achievable health outcomes. AHRQ has been at the forefront of these efforts over our now 20-year history.
By Gopal Khanna – In previous blog posts, I’ve reflected on the significant challenges that health system leaders and decision makers face on a day-to-day basis. The continuing trend in mergers and acquisitions, new technologies, and shifting demographics, along with…
By Gopal Khanna – When I look ahead to 2019, I have no doubt that AHRQ will continue to identify and tackle some of the most pressing challenges in healthcare.
By Gopal Khanna – As my colleagues and I come to work each day, we are keenly aware that all of our efforts are ultimately aimed at serving the needs of a single customer: the patient.
By Gopal Khanna – AHRQ launched the AHRQ Step Up App Challenge, a three-phase competition to address the need for greater use of standardized PRO data in clinical care and research. The total prize pool for the challenge is $250,000.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – A few weeks ago, I wrote about my vision for creating an AHRQ 2.0—transforming the Agency into a leader in health services research in a digital age. I described four pillars that are central to this effort. The first pillar is: developing a platform to create data-informed insights.
By Gopal Khanna & Joe Selby – The health care community is finding common ground when it comes to identifying essential elements of a learning health system.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – Health care is constantly evolving. The business of improving people’s health has spawned what sometimes feels like an infinite stream of new technologies, ground-breaking treatments, and innovative models of care.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – AHRQ convened a summit on learning health systems. The event was remarkable not simply because it clearly showcased AHRQ’s key roles in quality and safety improvement. It also affirmed the passion of AHRQ stakeholders.
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