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Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Center Awarded 5-Year Contract from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has awarded a five-year contract to the Johns Hopkins Evidence-based Practice Center (JHU EPC) to help the Center continue to promote evidence-informed decision-making in clinical practice and public health policy. JHU EPC was established in 1997 as a charter member of the EPC Program supported by AHRQ’s Effective Healthcare Program (EHC). Today there are a total of 13 EPC’s.

AHRQ will award up to $49 million to each EPC over the next five years. Awards will be made on a project-by-project basis.

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