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Supporting Better Healthcare for 25 Years

Brochure Nov 30, 2022
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This brochure, "AHRQ's EPC Program: Supporting Better Healthcare for 25 Years," shares information about AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program and links to primary care-related evidence reviews.

AHRQ's Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) Program has established a unique role in ongoing efforts to improve healthcare quality in America. The EPCs, housed at universities, medical centers, and research institutions, synthesize scientific evidence and produce comprehensive reports to—

  • Inform improvements in clinical practice
  • Guide healthcare policymaking
  • Identify future research needs

Since 1996, the EPC program has produced more than 800 reports that reviewed and evaluated the evidence on topics ranging from treatments for heart disease to cancer to mental health conditions. Report findings have been instrumental in the development of clinical practice guidelines, coverage decisions, research agendas, quality measures, and educational materials.

In March 2022, AHRQ summarized primary care research gaps identified in evidence reviews from the last 3 years. This summary is intended to inform research funders, researchers, and policymakers about the types of questions that need to be addressed and the types of studies necessary to address these questions.

In addition to this report, AHRQ has a robust portfolio of other primary care–relevant reports on a variety of clinical and health delivery topics, such as—


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Page last reviewed November 2022
Page originally created November 2022

Internet Citation: Brochure: Supporting Better Healthcare for 25 Years. Content last reviewed November 2022. Effective Health Care Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.

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