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: 2015-35
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: New Hampshire
Implementer: Exeter Hospital
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: 2015-34
AHRQ Product(s): Questions Are the Answer Public Service Campaign
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Health Literacy, Clinician-Patient Communication
Geographic Location: North Carolina
Implementer: G and G Healthcare P.C.
Date: December 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-30
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Academic Curricula, Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Missouri
Implementer: Research Medical Center
Date: November 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-29
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Fairfield Medical Center
Date: October 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-25
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety, Surveys on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Prevention and Care Management
Geographic Location: Colorado
Implementer: Yuma District Hospital and Clinics
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: 2015-21
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: North Shore-LIJ Health System
Date: July 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: 2015-16
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Academic Curricula, Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: University of California, San Diego
Date: June 2015

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