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.

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Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-12
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Data, Costs, Primary Care
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Harvard Medical School
Date: September 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-13
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Health Care Quality
Geographic Location: International
Implementer: Omdurman Teaching Hospital; National Ribat University Hospital
Date: September 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-08
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Prevention and Care Management
Geographic Location: Australia
Implementer: Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services
Date: August 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-10
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: Carilion Clinic
Date: August 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-11
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Colorado
Implementer: Porter Adventist Hospital
Date: August 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-09
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Maryland
Implementer: Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center, Fort George C. Meade
Date: August 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-07
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Health Care Quality, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: South Carolina
Implementer: Medical University of South Carolina
Date: July 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-06
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Primary Care, Prevention
Geographic Location: California, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington
Implementer: American Cancer Society
Date: July 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-03
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Health Literacy
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Date: May 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-05
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Hospital Readmissions, Medicaid, Chronic Care: Management
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: Blue Shield of California Foundation
Date: May 2016

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