Podcast from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

I do a bunch of database administration and data analysis for our hospital’s Quality department- so this really looks interesting to me. It might also be interesting to your organization’s Quality department.


From the Yale School of Nursing Library Blog:

Healthcare 411 Podcasts

The Podcast audio program features current news and information from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

AHRQ’s mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. AHRQ is the lead Federal agency in the effort to improve patient safety and reduce medical errors.

Podcast topics include:

  • catheter-related infections
  • recommendations against the use of Aspirin to prevent colorectal cancer
  • searching for health information on the Web
  • antidepressants
  • off-label use of anti psychotics
  • more

How do I listen to this program?
To listen to any individual audio title, you can simply select the “Listen” button. You will need an mp3 player, a sound card and speakers. System requirements are noted on this page.

You can also read a transcript of each program.

Podcast feed: http://www.healthcare411.org/pod/ahrq.xml

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