AHRQ Impact Case Studies

AHRQ’s evidence-based tools and resources are used by organizations nationwide to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care. The Agency’s Impact Case Studies highlight these successes, describing the use and impact of AHRQ-funded tools by State and Federal policy makers, health systems, clinicians, academicians, and other professionals.


Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-40
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Primary Care, Mental Health
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Georgia Southern University
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-37
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Cost, Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: San Antonio Military Medical Center
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-39
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Prescription Drugs
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Consumer Reports
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-38
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Cost
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-35
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: New Hampshire
Implementer: Exeter Hospital
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-36
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Academic Curriculum
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: University of Texas Southwestern
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-32
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Prevention and Care Management, Chronic Care: Management, Aging, Long-Term Care
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: VHQC
Date: December 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-34
AHRQ Product(s): Questions Are the Answer Public Service Campaign
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Health Literacy, Prevention and Care Management
Geographic Location: North Carolina
Implementer: G and G Healthcare P.C.
Date: December 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-33
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Prevention and Care Management, Healthcare-Associated Infections
Geographic Location: Kentucky
Implementer: University of Louisville Hospital
Date: December 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-31
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Pediatrics, Prevention, Primary Care
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: University of Texas Medical Branch
Date: November 2015

Pages