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: 2015-07
AHRQ Product(s): HCAHPS, Re-Engineered Discharge (RED), Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS), Hospital Readmissions, Chronic Care: Management
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Memorial Hospital
Date: April 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-22
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Prescription Drugs, Disparities
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: The Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN)
Date: November 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-06
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania
Implementer: Temple University Hospital
Date: March 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-05
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Prescription Drugs, Blood Thinners
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: VCU Health System
Date: March 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-02
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Prescription Drugs, Blood Thinners
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Primary Health Care Centers
Date: January 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-03
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Prescription Drugs, Blood Thinners
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Alliant/GMFC
Date: January 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-11-03
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Telemedicine, Blood Thinners
Geographic Location: Vermont
Implementer: Fletcher Allen Health Care
Date: September 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-11-04
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Blood Thinners
Geographic Location: Illinois, Michigan
Implementer: OSF Medical Group
Date: September 2011