AHRQ’s abilities to assist primary care

AHRQ Director Robert Otto Valdez discusses the agency’s mission to assist primary care.

Medical Economics recently sat down with Robert Otto Valdez, PhD, MHSA, director of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The agency falls under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its mission “is to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.”

In this video segment, Valdez talks about AHRQ’s efforts to improve primary care.