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: 2017-13
AHRQ Product(s): CANDOR Toolkit
Topic(s): Patient Experience, Patient Safety, Medical Errors, Health Care Quality, Costs, Outcomes, Policy, Medical Liability
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: BETA Healthcare Group
Date: November 2017
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2017-12
AHRQ Product(s): CANDOR Toolkit
Topic(s): Patient Experience, Patient Safety, Medical Errors, Health Care Quality, Costs, Outcomes, Policy, Medical Liability
Geographic Location: District of Columbia, Maryland
Implementer: MedStar Health
Date: September 2017
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: 2016-20
AHRQ Product(s): CANDOR Toolkit
Topic(s): Patient Experience, Patient Safety, Medical Errors, Health Care Quality, Costs, Outcomes, Policy, Medical Liability
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: Dignity Health
Date: February 2017
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-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: KT-CQuiPS-57
AHRQ Product(s): Asthma Return-on-Investment Calculator, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Alabama
Implementer: State of Alabama
Date: January 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-58
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Policy, Medicaid
Geographic Location: Oklahoma
Implementer: Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Date: January 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-56
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Policy, Medicaid
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Date: January 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-53
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Preventable Hospitalization Costs and Mapping Tool, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Maine
Implementer: State of Maine
Date: December 2010

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