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: 2016-12
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Data, Costs, Primary Care
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Harvard Medical School
Date: September 2016
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: 2015-40
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Primary Care, Mental Health
Geographic Location: Georgia
Implementer: Georgia Southern University
Date: January 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-31
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Pediatrics, Prevention, Primary Care
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: University of Texas Medical Branch
Date: November 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-21
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Patient Safety, Primary Care, Disparities
Geographic Location: Arkansas
Implementer: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Date: November 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-13-09
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Primary Care
Geographic Location: Utah
Implementer: Utah Health Information Network
Date: June 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-13-04
AHRQ Product(s): Health IT Demo Projects
Topic(s): Primary Care
Geographic Location: Rhode Island
Implementer: Coastal Medical
Date: February 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-05-05
AHRQ Product(s): U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Primary Care, Prevention
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: University Health System
Date: August 2005