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-CQuiPS-57
AHRQ Product(s): Asthma Return-on-Investment Calculator, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Alabama
Implementer: State of Alabama
Date: January 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-51
AHRQ Product(s): Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: State of Oregon
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-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-CDOM-25
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: Wyoming
Implementer: Wyoming Department of Health
Date: December 2009
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-CDOM-12
AHRQ Product(s): Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Medicaid
Geographic Location: Iowa
Implementer: Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
Date: May 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-09
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: Kansas
Implementer: State of Kansas
Date: May 2009

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