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AHRQ--Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Advancing Excellence in Health Care

Can I Trust This Information?

The research produced by the Effective Health Care Program can be trusted!

  • 41 of the most respected academic and research centers across the United States and Canada conduct the research.
  • Strict scientific methods guide the research so that the findings are objective.
  • Scientific experts review the research to make sure the findings are accurate.
  • The research is open for the public to offer comments to ensure that the research process is as transparent as possible. 
  • Health communication and decisionmaking experts carefully translate the research so that the findings are easy-to-understand and use.