Emerging and Innovative Newly Funded Research

The Health IT Program at AHRQ continues to fund foundational research to identify solutions to ensure that health IT is designed and implemented in ways that improve quality and safety without placing excessive burden on users, including patients, physicians, and other members of the care team who use the technology. In 2018, AHRQ funded 28 new research projects to address the important priority areas described below. The importance of select recently funded research projects are highlighted, including the goals of the research and anticipated outcomes or future potential application of the work.

 
 

Emerging Research Stories