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: 2016-19
AHRQ Product(s): QI Toolkit
Topic(s): Quality Indicator (QI), Patient Safety, Health Care Quality
Geographic Location: Washington
Implementer: Harborview Medical Center
Date: February 2017
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: 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-COE-102
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Policy, Pharmaceuticals, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Minnesota, New Hampshire, Washington, Wyoming
Implementer: States of NH, MN, WA, WY
Date: May 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-77
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), QIO Learning Network
Topic(s): Blood Clots
Geographic Location: Washington
Implementer: Washington
Date: November 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM/COE-67
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Policy, Women's Health, Heart Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Washington
Implementer: Washington State Medicaid
Date: July 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-09-04
AHRQ Product(s): Rural Health Quality Network
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Washington
Implementer: Northwest MedStar
Date: September 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-OCKT-07
AHRQ Product(s): Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Policy
Geographic Location: Washington
Implementer: State of Washington
Date: May 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: OCKT-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): Navigating the Health Care System, Research
Topic(s): Consumer Health
Geographic Location: Washington
Implementer: Local Health Guide, Seattle
Date: March 2009

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