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-09-02
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Kids' Inpatient Database, HCUP-Nationwide Inpatient Sample, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Outcomes, Prevention, Disparities
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles
Date: January 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Kids' Inpatient Database, HCUP-Nationwide Inpatient Sample, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania
Implementer: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Date: October 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-07-07
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Kids' Inpatient Database, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Heart Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Children's Hospital, Boston
Date: May 2007