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: 2015-40
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Primary Care, Mental Health
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Georgia Southern University
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-28
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Prevention, Health Information Technology (HIT)
Geographic Location: United States of America, International
Implementer: DynaMed
Date: October 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC)
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: The Joint Commission
Date: October 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-05-02
AHRQ Product(s): Evidence-based Practice Center Program (EPC), National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC)
Topic(s): Health Information Technology (HIT)
Geographic Location: California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon
Implementer: Kaiser Permanente
Date: February 2004