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.

Tell us how you're using our research or tools using these AHRQ Impact Case Studies criteria or contact us at ImpactCaseStudies@ahrq.hhs.gov.


Impact Case Study Identifier: 2019-04
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Care Coordination, Outcomes, Patient Safety, Quality of Care, Women
Geographic Location: Illinois, Missouri
Implementer: SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital
Date: June 2019
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2019-03
AHRQ Product(s): I-PASS Mentored Implementation Project
Topic(s): Care Coordination, Children/Adolescents, Emergency Department, Outcomes, Patient Safety, Quality of Care
Geographic Location: Maryland
Implementer: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
Date: April 2019
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2019-01
AHRQ Product(s): Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Education: Curriculum, Outcomes, Prevention, Primary Care, Quality of Care, Screening
Geographic Location: District of Columbia
Implementer: Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies
Date: March 2019
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2019-02
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Depression, Diabetes, Medical Errors, Mental Health, Patient Safety, Quality of Care, Simulation, Prevention
Geographic Location: Florida
Implementer: University of Florida
Date: March 2019
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2018-09
AHRQ Product(s): CAUTI Toolkit
Topic(s): Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI), Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Outcomes, Patient Safety, Quality of Care
Geographic Location: Illinois
Implementer: NorthShore University Health System
Date: January 2019
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2018-08
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP)
Topic(s): Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI), Emergency Department, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Patient Safety, Outcomes, Quality of Care, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Geographic Location: Florida
Implementer: Tampa General Hospital
Date: December 2018
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2018-07
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP)
Topic(s): Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI), Diabetes, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Quality of Care, Medication: Safety, Patient Safety
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: Tri-City Medical Center
Date: November 2018
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2018-06
AHRQ Product(s): Door-to-Doc Toolkit, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Emergency Department, Outcomes, Patient Safety, Prevention, Safety Net
Geographic Location: Connecticut
Implementer: Bridgeport Hospital
Date: October 2018
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2018-05
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Medication: Safety, Outcomes, Patient Safety, Prevention, Drugs, Prescription Drugs, Provider: Pharmacist
Geographic Location: Connecticut
Implementer: Greenwich Woods Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
Date: August 2018
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2018-04
AHRQ Product(s): Preventing Falls in Hospitals Toolkit
Topic(s): Healthcare Costs, Quality of Care, Medical Errors, Outcomes, Patient Experience, Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Nebraska
Implementer: Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Date: July 2018

Pages

Back To Top