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: KT-CDOM-53
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Preventable Hospitalization Costs and Mapping Tool, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Maine
Implementer: State of Maine
Date: December 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-49
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Preventable Hospitalization Costs and Mapping Tool, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Connecticut
Implementer: State of Connecticut
Date: October 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE/CDOM-45
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health, Mental Health
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania
Implementer: Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
Date: July 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: Multi-Center-10-01
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Quality
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Milliman, Inc.
Date: March 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-20
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Preventable Hospitalization Costs and Mapping Tool, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Medicaid, Disparities
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: State of Oregon
Date: November 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-17
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Preventable Hospitalization Costs and Mapping Tool, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Tennessee
Implementer: State of Tennessee
Date: September 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS/CDOM-08
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network, State Snapshots
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Policy
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: New York State Department of Health
Date: May 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-13
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Asthma, Policy, Chronic Care: Breathing Conditions
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: New York State Department of Health
Date: May 2009
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-09-04
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: North Carolina
Implementer: North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance
Date: January 2009

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