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: 2015-37
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Health Care Quality
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: San Antonio Military Medical Center
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-36
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Academic Curricula
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: University of Texas Southwestern
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-31
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Pediatrics, Prevention, Primary Care
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: University of Texas Medical Branch
Date: November 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-19
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
Date: July 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-12
AHRQ Product(s): Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Care Coordination, Costs, Hospital Readmissions
Geographic Location: California, Texas
Implementer: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Palo Alto Health Care System
Date: May 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-01
AHRQ Product(s): Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Hospital Readmissions, Care Coordination
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital
Date: March 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-20
AHRQ Product(s): Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Hospital Readmissions, Care Coordination
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Valley Baptist Medical Centers (VBMC)
Date: November 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-19
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Peterson Regional Medical Center
Date: November 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-09
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Patient Safety Indicators
Topic(s): Data, Quality
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Methodist Hospital Health System
Date: June 2014

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