Tools and Resources

The AHRQ Digital Healthcare Research Program has funded the development of tools to assist in planning for, implementing, and evaluating digital healthcare resources. While tools are freely available, they should be cited when referenced on the Web or in print.

AHRQ Digital Healthcare Research Publications Database

This database serves as a central repository for publications resulting from AHRQ Digital Healthcare Research-funded work that is PubMed or Google Scholar indexed.

Evaluation Resources

These guides, databases, and toolkits assist researchers in evaluating their health IT projects.

Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration Toolkit

This toolkit provides guidance for conducting organization-level assessments of business practices, policies, and State laws that govern the privacy and security of health information exchange (HIE).

Implementation Toolsets for E-Prescribing

These toolsets assist in the implementation of electronic prescribing and are aimed at both independent pharmacies and physician offices.

Patient-Generated Health Data | Patient-Reported Outcomes

These resources provide guidance and implementation considerations in collecting and using patient-generated health data (PGHD) in ambulatory care settings.

Pediatric Resource

This resource is aimed at those creating pediatric EHRs.

Project Resources Archives

These documents represent project resources from the health IT portfolio.

United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK)

This knowledgebase is an online, publicly accessible registry and repository of health care-related metadata, specifications, and standards.