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: 2016-02
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT)
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Consumer Information and Education
Geographic Location: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
Implementer: Novant Health
Date: April 2016
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: 2014-16
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Prevention and Care Management, Heart Failure, Prevention, Patient-Centered Medical Home
Geographic Location: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
Implementer: Novant Health
Date: September 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-90
AHRQ Product(s): MATCH Toolkit, QIO Learning Network
Topic(s): Prescription Drugs
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Georgia Hospitals
Date: April 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-01
AHRQ Product(s): Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Long-Term Care
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Alliant/GMFC
Date: January 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: KT-CP3-55
AHRQ Product(s): Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Prevention
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Piedmont Healthcare
Date: July 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-09-03
AHRQ Product(s): Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Medical Errors, Medication Safety
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Georgia Hospital Association
Date: June 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-08-01
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Long-Term Care, Prevention
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Ethica Health and Retirement Communities
Date: March 2008

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