Incoming AHRQ Director Kronick Likely Signals Closer Ties Between HHS and PCORI
This article was originally published in RPM Report
Richard Kronick, the new Director for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, has spent the last three years inside HHS as head of medical policy. He succeeds the one holdover from the Bush Administration serving on the Obama health care team.
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