Podcasts in English and Spanish on Health Research News
Mission/Key Services Provided

Mission/Key Services Provided
Healthcare 411 is an audio podcast series produced by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. AHRQ’s mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Using the latest technology, AHRQ shares news and information in the form of concise 60-second audio news programs in both English and Spanish that feature current research on various health care topics. Healthcare 411 gives consumers information they can use in their health care decision-making.

Summary of Materials Provided Through Healthcare 411

Content provided by the Healthcare 411Web site includes longer-format interviews that range from 60 seconds to 15 minutes on a variety of health topics. The site also hosts audio and video public service announcements produced by AHRQ, monthly health columns in English and Spanish as well as helpful consumer publications, research studies and guides funded by AHRQ. Consumers and clinicians may download health podcasts to mobile media or their computer by subscribing to the series. Subscription is free.
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Healthcare 411
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