Access The Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality (AHRQ) website and select one of the multiple funded programs available to research.
Write a 1,500-1,750-word essay addressing the following questions with regard to your chosen program. Use at least three to five academic sources in writing this paper.
- What is the mission and budget?
- What is the strategic plan of the program?
- What do they do to control the quality of health care?
- What do they do for cost containment?
- How are they aligned with health care professionals?
- Is this a valuable program or a waste of taxpayer money? If the program has faults, how could it be improved or should it be abandoned? Be prepared to defend your position.