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: 2016-03
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
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-04
AHRQ Product(s): CAHPS, Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Questions Are the Answer Public Service Campaign
Topic(s): Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS)
Geographic Location: Maryland
Implementer: Johns Hopkins HealthCare, LLC
Date: May 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-02
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
Implementer: Novant Health
Date: April 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-01
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: North Carolina
Implementer: CaroMont Regional Medical Center
Date: March 2016
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

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