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: 2016-17
AHRQ Product(s): Patient Safety Network (PSNet), WebM&M
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Prevention, Academic Curricula
Geographic Location: Maine
Implementer: University of Southern Maine
Date: November 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-10-03
AHRQ Product(s): WebM&M
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Academic Curricula
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Date: October 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, WebM&M
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
Date: November 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: Multi-Center-08-01 (CDOM, CQuIPS)
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Patient Safety Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), WebM&M
Topic(s): Quality, Blood Thinners
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Premier Inc.
Date: June 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-06-10
AHRQ Product(s): Patient Safety Network (PSNet), WebM&M
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Minnesota
Implementer: The State of Minnesota
Date: June 2006