By Gopal Khanna MBA – As we look toward the 20th anniversary of AHRQ on December 6, 2019, I want to share some thoughts about where the Agency has been and where we are headed.Read More
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By Gopal Khanna MBA – It is estimated that 50 million American adults experience chronic pain daily, with nearly 20 million experiencing the kinds of high-impact pain that interfere with daily life or work. The financial cost of treating pain is enormous – between $560 billion and $635 billion annually.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – I am excited to announce that AHRQ has reached an important milestone in one of its ongoing challenge competitions. We’ve selected 12 semifinalists in our Visualization Resources of Community-Level Social Determinants of Health Challenge.
By Joel Cohen PhD & Gopal Khanna MBA – As AHRQ continues to collect and disseminate data that describe trends in U.S. healthcare, we are often reminded of an important principle: data alone are often not enough.
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 – I’m very excited to tell you about the 10 winners from the first phase of the AHRQ Step Up App Challenge. Their stellar work moves us closer to achieving the goal of developing an app that integrates standardized patient-reported outcomes data into clinical care and research.