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: 2017-09
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Pediatrics, Health Care Quality
Geographic Location: Tennessee
Implementer: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Date: June 2017
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-13
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Health Care Quality
Geographic Location: International, Sudan
Implementer: Omdurman Teaching Hospital; National Ribat University Hospital
Date: September 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-29
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Fairfield Medical Center
Date: October 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-27
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, Preventing Falls in Hospitals Toolkit, Re-Engineered Discharge (RED), TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Hospital Readmissions, Care Coordination, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Wisconsin Hospital Association
Date: September 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-26
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Outcomes, Patient Safety, Cost of Care
Geographic Location: Iowa
Implementer: Waverly Health Center
Date: September 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-24
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Quality, Health Literacy, Prevention and Care Management
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Aurora Health Care
Date: August 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-18
AHRQ Product(s): Emergency Severity Index, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC)
Date: July 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-21
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: North Shore-LIJ Health System
Date: July 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-04
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Date: March 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-19
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Peterson Regional Medical Center
Date: November 2014

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