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agency for health care policy and research meaning

  "agency for health care policy and research" in a sentence
  • [Medicine]
    An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE established in 1990 to provide indexing,abstracting,translating,publishing,and other services leading to a more effective and timely dissemination of information on research,demonstration projects,and evaluations with respect to health care to public and private entities and individuals engaged in the improvement of health care delivery... It supersedes the National Center for Health Services Research. The Uniited States Agency for Health Care Policy and Research was renamed Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) under the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999.

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  1. And the federal Agency for Health Care Policy and Research is already financing outcomes studies.
  2. The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research is distributing free publications in connection with the new guidelines.
  3. Kahanovitz said his patient advocacy group did call for abolishing the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
  4. Guidelines from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research say nine out of 10 patients will recover on their own within a month.
  5. For more information on low back problems, call the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 1-800-358-9295.

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