• AHRQ Looking to Establish Registry of Patient Registries

    • 30 April 2012
    The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the federal agency charged with improving how healthcare dollars are spent, is announcing its intention to launch a registry of patient registries modeled after of its ClinicalTrials.gov website. AHRQ explains in its Federal Register posting that patient registries, typically run by disease-specific foundations, have "specific characteristics" that the ClinicalTrials.gov website has not been able to adequately c...