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. See search tips.


All AHRQ Impact Case Studies, Starting With Most Recent.

Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-14
AHRQ Product(s): HCAHPS, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patients, Hospital Discharge
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: Northern Westchester Hospital
Date: June 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-16
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Academic Curricula, Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: University of California, San Diego
Date: June 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-15
AHRQ Product(s): Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Hospital Discharge, Patient Safety
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: Sutter Health's Center for Integrated Care
Date: June 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-13
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): End-Stage Renal Disease, Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI), Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Purity Dialysis Center
Date: June 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-09
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Pharmaceuticals, Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Arizona
Implementer: Banner Desert Medical Center
Date: May 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-12
AHRQ Product(s): Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Care Coordination, Costs, Hospital Readmissions
Geographic Location: California, Texas
Implementer: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Palo Alto Health Care System
Date: May 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-10
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Academic Curricula, Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Illinois
Implementer: Loyola University Chicago
Date: May 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-11
AHRQ Product(s): HCAHPS, MATCH Toolkit, Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Illinois
Implementer: St. Joseph’s Hospital
Date: May 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-08
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Women's Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: The Center for Health Literacy Promotion (CHLP)
Date: April 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-07
AHRQ Product(s): HCAHPS, Re-Engineered Discharge (RED), Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS), Hospital Readmissions, Chronic Care: Management
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Memorial Hospital
Date: April 2015

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