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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Defining Appropriate Outcome Measures for Older Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Description of Collaborative Activity:

Inter-Agency Agreement between Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality and National Institute on Aging, NIH. The purpose of this Inter-Agency Agreement (IAA) is to authorize the transfer of funds appropriated for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to the National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH), in order to support an expert panel meeting, as well as products and activities resulting from this event, that will assess the current state of available metrics for individuals with multiple chronic conditions, prioritize usable measures based upon stakeholder needs, and foster the development or refinement of additional promising outcome measures. The findings from this event should have broad applicability and uptake in research, clinical care, and program evaluation efforts to improve the health of the population burdened by multiple chronic conditions.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Meeting/ Workshop

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