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: 2016-06
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Primary Care, Prevention
Geographic Location: California, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington
Implementer: American Cancer Society
Date: July 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-96
AHRQ Product(s): MONAHRQ® Learning Network
Geographic Location: Maine
Implementer: Maine Health Data Organization
Date: May 2012
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-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: OCKT-06-02
AHRQ Product(s): User Liaison Program (ULP)
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Maine
Implementer: Voice for Patients
Date: April 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-06-03
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Prescription Drugs, Low-Income Population
Geographic Location: Illinois, Maine, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin
Implementer: AARP
Date: February 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-05-06
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Rural Health
Geographic Location: Maine
Implementer: Maine Telehealth Network
Date: August 2005