By Andy Bindman MD – With the change in administration, I am departing as the AHRQ Director. This is not my preference, but a reality of our political process. I’ll soon be leaving to return to my work as a primary care physician and a health services researcher at the University of California San Francisco.Read More
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By Andy Bindman MD – AHRQ is embarking on a journey to use research to support the transformation of health care organizations into learning health care systems. I’m convinced there is great potential for AHRQ.
By Andy Bindman MD – Recently, I spoke on a panel at the Commonwealth Fund’s International Symposium on Health Care Policy. It was an honor to share the stage with my distinguished co-panelists, ministers of health from several other Nations.
By Andy Bindman MD – As a primary care physician, keeping patients safe has always been important to me. After all, one of the first things we learn in medical school is “do no harm.”
By Patrick Conway MD & Andy Bindman MD – The Department of Health and Human Services identifies the engagement of Medicare beneficiaries as a cornerstone to achieving better care, smarter spending, and healthier people.
By Andy Bindman MD – The concept of using evidence to improve the quality and value of health care is not new. But evolving features of the U.S. health care system make the potential of a continuously learning health system now more achievable than ever.
By Andy Bindman MD – If you’re ill, you want—and need—an accurate diagnosis. It’s the first step for you and your doctor to chart a course toward healing. But what if the diagnosis is wrong?
By Andy Bindman MD – We’re kicking off the fall with the AHRQ Research Summit on Improving Diagnosis in Health Care on September 28.
By Andy Bindman MD – As a general internist by training and a primary care physician in practice, I can personally attest to the importance of understanding more fully the patient’s experience of care.