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: 2015-23
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Academic Curricula
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: Stony Brook University
Date: August 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-11-02
AHRQ Product(s): Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Safety Net Monitoring Initiative
Topic(s): Quality, Access to Care
Geographic Location: Missouri
Implementer: Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services
Date: September 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM/COE-67
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Policy, Women's Health, Heart Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Washington
Implementer: Washington State Medicaid
Date: July 2011
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: CDOM-10-02
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Patient Safety Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: United Kingdom
Implementer: Imperial College London
Date: October 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-46
AHRQ Product(s): Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project - HCUPnet, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Maine, Tennessee
Implementer: States of Maine and Tennessee
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: KT-CDOM-41
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Nationwide Inpatient Sample, HCUP-Patient Safety Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Quality Indicators Learning Institute
Topic(s): Quality
Geographic Location: Iowa
Implementer: Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
Date: May 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

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