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: 2015-27
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, Preventing Falls in Hospitals Toolkit, Re-Engineered Discharge (RED), TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Hospital Readmissions, Care Coordination, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Wisconsin Hospital Association
Date: September 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-24
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Quality, Health Literacy, Prevention and Care Management
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Aurora Health Care
Date: August 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-20
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Re-Engineered Discharge (RED), TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Quality, Hospital Readmissions
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Amery Hospital & Clinic
Date: July 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-13
AHRQ Product(s): ESRD Toolkit, Publications
Topic(s): Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Patient Safety, Kidney Disease
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Purity Dialysis Center
Date: June 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-18
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Chronic Care, Depression, Diabetes
Geographic Location: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa
Implementer: Mayo Clinic
Date: October 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-13
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (UWHC)
Date: August 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-13-10
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Patient Safety, Medical Errors
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
Date: June 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: Multi-Center-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): Questions Are the Answer Public Service Campaign
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Academic Curricula
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Marshfield Clinic, Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc.
Date: September 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-08-03
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
Implementer: SSM Healthcare
Date: July 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-07-05
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Pay for Performance
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative
Date: December 2006

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