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: 2016-10
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: Carilion Clinic
Date: August 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2016-02
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT)
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Consumer Information and Education
Geographic Location: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
Implementer: Novant Health
Date: April 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-32
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Prevention and Care Management, Chronic Care: Management, Long-Term Care, Pressure Ulcers
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: VHQC
Date: December 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-16
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Prevention and Care Management, Heart Failure, Prevention, Patient-Centered Medical Home
Geographic Location: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
Implementer: Novant Health
Date: September 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-13-01
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Nationwide Inpatient Sample
Topic(s): Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: Virginia Health Information (VHI)
Date: June 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-13-05
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Chronic Care, Diabetes
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: Virginia Department of Health
Date: March 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-05
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Prescription Drugs, Blood Thinners
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: VCU Health System
Date: March 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CP3-61
AHRQ Product(s): Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Prevention
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: Bon Secours Health System
Date: March 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-10-01
AHRQ Product(s): Chartered Value Exchange Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: Virginia Health Information
Date: May 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-30
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS)
Topic(s): Emergency Preparedness
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Date: January 2010

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