“AHRQ plays a very important role in primary care research by getting at the core principles of primary care and how we can make it better. That’s important, because most Americans get most of their care in primary care settings, so it has a tremendous health impact.”
Everyone can benefit from communication that is clear and easy to understand. There are many resources to help healthcare organizations lower barriers for people to get and use health information.
Today, the National Quality Forum in partnership with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) released Enhancing Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment, a practical guide that provides concrete strategies, implementation examples, tools, and resources to assist healthcare…
Moderate calorie restriction in young and middle-aged adults significantly reduces heart and metabolic risk factors independent of weight loss
Participants saw improvement in waist circumference, blood pressure, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, insulin sensitivity and fasting glucose.