Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - AHRQ

Organization URL(s)

Other Contact Information

540 Gaither Road, Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20850
1-800-358-9295 (Voice - Toll-free)
301- 427-1104 (Voice)
301-427-1364 (Voice)
1-888-586-6340 (TTY)


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Information from AHRQ's research helps people make more informed decisions and improve the quality of health care services. AHRQ was formerly known as the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.

Online Resources

Print Resources

Many of the documents in the AHRQ Publications Online Store are available to download and/or print for free. Requests for bulk quantities and for delivery to addresses outside of the United States should be sent to the AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse via e-mail at If you cannot find an item in this store that you want to order, call the AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse at 1-800-358-9295 (toll-free).

Review Date

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011