Health Systems Research
Health Services Research and Primary Care Research
AHRQ Releases Independent RAND Research Study
As mandated by Congress in 2018, AHRQ commissioned the RAND Corporation to conduct an independent assessment of federally funded health services research and primary care research to identify gaps and to propose strategies for better coordination across the Federal enterprise. Read the report, recommendations, and next steps here.
AHRQ is a major national funder of investigator-initiated health systems research. We fund research to improve healthcare. AHRQ works to ensure that the research we fund is addressing the most pressing issues facing our nation. Our funding priorities and our current funding opportunity announcements give you an idea of where there are critical evidence gaps and where our passions lie.
Conducting Intramural Research
We publish our own intramural health systems research that examines current topics in healthcare.
- Medical Expenditure Panel Survey publications.
- Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project reports.
- National Scorecard on Hospital-Acquired Conditions.
- National Quality and Disparities Reports.