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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Quality & Patient Safety
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality:Longterm Care Resources
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. (Search "Quality & Patient Safety" section for links to Measuring Health Care Quality and Medical Errors & Patient Safety information.)
National Committee for Quality Assurance:
National Committee for Quality Assurance
National Committee for Quality Assurance is a nonprofit dedicated to improving health care quality. (Search the "Report Cards" tab for resources to help you select a health plan or physician as well as "Public Policy" tab for information covering federal and state health care policy issues.)