Inaugural Issue Monday, April 14, 2008
Welcome to the inaugural issue of the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange Web site!
This issue includes 100 Innovation Profiles that provide windows into a wide range of creative efforts to improve health care delivery in different settings—hospitals, medical offices, nursing homes, community organizations, schools, workplaces, and patient homes.
Start an exchange with the innovators and other interested change agents by posting comments and questions on these profiles. Our innovators welcome queries from health care professionals who are seriously considering adopting their innovations.
This inaugural issue also includes hundreds of QualityTools that have been updated and reformatted consistent with the Innovation Profiles.
Featured in this inaugural issue are the initial six innovations that were posted on the earlier version of the Web site. We are especially grateful to these first contributors to the Innovations Exchange. We also feature three new QualityTools.
New issues of the Innovations Exchange Web site will be published every two weeks, accompanied by an e-mail announcement. Please sign up for our e-mail updates.
We look forward to your participation in a vibrant and active Innovations Exchange community.