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: 2016-06
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-CQuIPS-94
AHRQ Product(s): MATCH Toolkit, QIO Learning Network
Topic(s): Prescription Drugs
Geographic Location: Michigan
Implementer: Michigan Hospitals
Date: April 2012
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
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-08-04
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Nationwide Inpatient Sample, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Quality, Cancer
Geographic Location: Michigan
Implementer: University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Date: May 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-06-09
AHRQ Product(s): Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Geographic Location: Michigan
Implementer: Michigan State University
Date: June 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-06-05
AHRQ Product(s): U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Geographic Location: Michigan
Implementer: Wayne State University
Date: February 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-06-01
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Quality
Geographic Location: Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia
Implementer: Bon Secours Health System, Inc
Date: November 2005