News from AHRQ| Volume 53, ISSUE 1, P46-48, January 2005

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Translating research into nursing practice: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

      The mission of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. To accomplish this mission, AHRQ is motivated not just to continue generating research findings, but to translate those findings into practice and policy. The natural logic is that decision making and health care outcomes can only improve if research findings are successfully translated and used by all stakeholders, including nurses in research, administration, and clinical practice.
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      Beth A. Collins Sharp is a Health Scientist Administrator, Center for Outcomes and Evidence, AHRQ.


      Heddy Hubbard is the Acting Associate Director, Center for Outcomes and Evidence, and Senior Advisor for Nursing, AHRQ.


      Cheryl Bland Jones (formerly at AHRQ) is an Associate Professor and MSN Coordinator, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing.