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: 2015-29
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Fairfield Medical Center
Date: October 2015
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: 2014-15
AHRQ Product(s): HCAHPS, Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Hospital Readmissions, Long-Term Care, Heart Failure, Patient Satisfaction
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Euclid Hospital
Date: September 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-11
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Kentucky, Ohio
Implementer: Mercy Health
Date: August 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-13-03
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Academic Curricula
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
Date: December 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-09
AHRQ Product(s): Emergency Severity Index
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Cleveland Clinic Health System
Date: July 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-101
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Ohio Medicaid
Date: May 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-07-01
AHRQ Product(s): Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Academic Curricula
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Kent State University School of Nursing
Date: February 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQUIPS-06-05
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio
Implementer: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Date: February 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: Multi-Center-05-02 (COE, CQuIPS)
AHRQ Product(s): Evidence Report
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Memorial Hospital of Union County
Date: September 2004

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