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: CDOM-09-05
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Inpatient Quality Indicators, HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Quality
Geographic Location: Kentucky
Implementer: Kentucky Cabinet for Health, Family Services
Date: March 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-06-02
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Inpatient Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Quality
Geographic Location: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, Wyoming
Implementer: Banner Health
Date: November 2005