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: 2014-15
AHRQ Product(s): HCAHPS, Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Hospital Readmissions, Long-Term Care, Heart Failure, Patient Satisfaction
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Euclid Hospital
Date: September 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-13-05
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS)
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Date: July 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-10
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Quality
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: Capital Health
Date: August 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-08
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Long-Term Care
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
Date: July 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-103
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), Door-to-Doc Toolkit
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Quality
Geographic Location: Kentucky
Implementer: University of Kentucky
Date: July 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-97
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), QIO Learning Network
Topic(s): Blood Clots
Geographic Location: Nebraska
Implementer: Nebraska Hospitals
Date: May 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-98
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), QIO Learning Network
Topic(s): Blood Clots
Geographic Location: New Mexico
Implementer: New Mexico Hospitals
Date: May 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-99
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), QIO Learning Network
Topic(s): Blood Clots
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: New York Hospitals
Date: May 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-71
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), QIO Learning Network
Topic(s): Blood Clots
Geographic Location: Idaho
Implementer: Idaho
Date: November 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-72
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), QIO Learning Network
Topic(s): Blood Clots
Geographic Location: Indiana
Implementer: Indiana
Date: November 2011

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