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New 5-Year Contracts Awarded to Evidence-based Practice Centers in December 2019

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) created the Evidence-based Practice Centers (EPCs) in 1997. In December 2019, 5-year contracts were awarded to 9 EPCs.

These Centers will continue to develop evidence reviews to inform healthcare decisionmaking; promote the uptake of evidence, including health systems; and invest in research methods to improve the quality, usefulness and efficiency of evidence reviews.

These EPCs are:

More information about AHRQ's EPCs and the EPC Program.