Common Formats for Patient Safety Data Collection and Event Reporting
As authorized by the Secretary of HHS, AHRQ coordinates the development of a set of common definitions and reporting formats (Common Formats) for reporting patient safety events to Patient Safety Organizations (PS0s). The purpose of this notice is to announce the availability of new Common FormatsHospital Version 1.2 for public review and comment.
Scientific Information Request on Treatment of Tinnitus
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is seeking scientific information submissions from manufacturers of cochlear implants, sound masking devices, hearing aids, and transcranial magnetic stimulation medical devices. Scientific information is being solicited to inform our Comparative Effectiveness Review of Evaluation and Treatment of Tinnitus, which is currently being conducted by the Evidence-based Practice Centers for the AHRQ Effective Health Care Program. Access to published and unpublished pertinent scientific information on this device will improve the quality of this comparative effectiveness review. AHRQ is requesting this scientific information and conducting this comparative effectiveness review pursuant to Section 1013 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003, Public Law 108-173.