Health Care Innovations Exchange: Innovations To Promote Healthy Living

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New Issue Focuses on

Innovations To Promote Healthy Living

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces the March 16 issue of the Health Care Innovations Exchange (

This issue is the fourth in our monthly series aligned with AHRQ’s 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (QDR) Chartbooks, and focuses on innovative strategies and policies to promote healthy living.

  • This issue’s featured content includes Innovation Profiles and QualityTools related to five types of health care services that support healthy living: maternal and child health care, lifestyle modification, clinical preventive services, functional status preservation and rehabilitation, and supportive and palliative care.
  • To access more Innovations Exchange content related to specific topics, use the Browse by Subject feature Choose a topic and then narrow your results using the available filters.
  • Updated Pathways Community HUB Manual and Companion Quick Start Guide Now Available
    The Innovations Exchange recently published two updated resources designed to help those interested in improving care coordination for individuals at highest risk for poor health outcomes. 
       -  To access the Pathways Community HUB Manual, visit
       -  To access Connecting Those at Risk to Care: The Quick Start Guide to 
           Developing Community Care Coordination Pathways, visit
  • New Video in Patient- and Family-Centered Care Series
    The new video, A Patient Advisor’s Perspective on Patient- and Family-Centered Care (, offers insights from a former patient—and current patient advisor—illustrating the value of hospitals partnering with patients to advance patient- and family-centered care.

New issues of the Innovations Exchange are published on the third Wednesday of each month. Please contact us at with any questions or comments.

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