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Office of the Director
The Office of the Director oversees AHRQ activities to ensure the achievement of the agency’s strategic objectives.
Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Generates new knowledge, synthesizes evidence, translates science on what works in health and health care delivery, and catalyzes practice improvement across health care settings.
Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends
Conducts, supports, and manages studies of the cost and financing of health care, the access to health care services and related trends. CFACT also develops data sets to support policy and behavioral research and analyses.
Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Works to improve the quality and safety of our health care system through research, implementation of evidence, and measurement
Office of Communications
Develops, implements, and manages programs for communicating and disseminating the results of Agency activities with the goal of changing behavior to foster improvement in the quality and safety of care.
Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Directs the scientific review process for grants and contracts, manages Agency research training programs, evaluates the scientific contribution of proposed and ongoing research and demonstrations; and supports and conducts health services research on priority populations.
Office of Management Services
Directs and coordinates the Agency's administrative services and operational activities, including contracts, financial management, grants, and human capital management.
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