Nurses look for new and improved ways of doing things. What can we do to make things better for the patient? How can we expedite care on our unit? What is the best practice for providing specific healthcare?
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) publishes the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) which examines the quality of healthcare in the United States. The report looks at the core measures of healthcare quality, addressing the extent to which providers and hospitals deliver evidence-based care for specific services, as well as the outcomes of care provided.