Research alignment in HHS

Arlene S. Bierman, MD, MS, of the mission of federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality discusses how the Department of Health and Human Services is aligning research across its agencies.

Arlene S. Bierman, MD, MS, is director of the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement in the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She also is a general internist, geriatrician and researcher.

In this video segment, Bierman explains how the federal Department of Health and Human Services has a huge research agenda and is convening agencies to study and implement improvements for primary care.