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June 2002 (Volume 80)
June 2002 | Carolyn M. Clancy, Elena M. Andresen
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has established the Office of Priority Populations Research and is currently developing a research agenda to improve health care for persons with disability (PWDs). This article describes the background of and potential for the AHRQ disability agenda and some of the challenges ahead and considers future directions for disability-related health services research. Strategies for this agenda might include ensuring the inclusion of PWDs in current and future health care research studies and database development; support for studies and data focusing exclusively on PWDs; and support for studies of the challenges common to all or most of the priority populations.
Author(s): Carolyn M. Clancy; Elena M. Andresen
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Volume 80, Issue 2 (pages 381–391) DOI: 10.1111/1468-0009.t01-1-00008 Published in 2002
Disability as a Public Health Issue: Findings and Reflections from the Massachusetts Survey of Secondary Conditions
Assessing the Field of Disability Research 4. Using Administrative Data to Study Persons with Disabilities
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