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: CP3-12-02
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Questions Are the Answer Public Service Campaign
Topic(s): Health Literacy
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania, West Virginia
Implementer: Highmark, Inc.
Date: May 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-35
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, KT Project for Pharmacists
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Pharmaceuticals, Chronic Care: Breathing Conditions
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania, West Virginia
Implementer: Highmark, Inc.
Date: March 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-09-02
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Policy, Patient Safety
Geographic Location: West Virginia
Implementer: West Virginia University Hospitals
Date: March 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-06-05
AHRQ Product(s): Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Policy
Geographic Location: West Virginia
Implementer: West Virginia Senate Transportation Committee
Date: March 2006