Hearings leading to the reauth. of the Agency for Health Care Policy & Research (AHCPR). This hearing focuses on the current activities & recent products of this agency as they relate to health care quality improvement. Witnesses: John Eisenberg, AHCPR; Sherrie Kaplan, NE Med. Cntr; Fiona McTavish, Center for Health Syst. Res. & Analysis, Univ. of WI; David Knouse, Rand Corp.; David Edwards, Eastman Kodak Co.; Cary Sennett, Nat. Comm. for Quality Assurance; Barry Greene, Med. Group Mgt. Assoc.; Stuart Butler, Heritage Fdn.; Paul Clayton, Amer. Med. Informatics Assoc.; William Tierney, Soc. of General Internal Med.First, Bill is the author of 'Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Role in Health Care Quality Improvement Hearing Before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, U.S. Senate' with ISBN 9780788184116 and ISBN 0788184113.