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: 2017-08
AHRQ Product(s): Project ECHO
Topic(s): Health Information Technology (HIT), Outcomes, Policy, Screening
Geographic Location: New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Washington
Implementer: Albuquerque Police Department, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Date: May 2017
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-13-11
AHRQ Product(s): U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Prevention and Care Management, Prevention
Geographic Location: Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon, Washington
Implementer: Providence Medical Group, Providence Medical Group
Date: December 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-51
AHRQ Product(s): Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: State of Oregon
Date: December 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-42
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health, Prescription Drugs, Mental Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: Oregon Department of Human Services
Date: July 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-20
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, Medicaid, Disparities
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: State of Oregon
Date: November 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuiPS-06-11
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: Multnomah County Health Department
Date: September 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuiPS-06-04
AHRQ Product(s): National Healthcare Quality/Disparities Report (QR/DR)
Topic(s): Disparities
Geographic Location: California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, Washington
Implementer: Kaiser Permanente Care Management Institute
Date: February 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-05-03
AHRQ Product(s): Safety Net Monitoring Initiative
Topic(s): Access to Care
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: State of Oregon
Date: August 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-05-02
AHRQ Product(s): Evidence-based Practice Center Program (EPC), National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC)
Topic(s): Health Information Technology (HIT)
Geographic Location: California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon
Implementer: Kaiser Permanente
Date: February 2004