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: 2016-05
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Hospital Readmissions, Medicaid
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: Blue Shield of California Foundation
Date: May 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-12-03
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Medicaid, Mental Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: North Carolina
Implementer: North Carolina's Medicaid
Date: September 2012
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-OCKT-40
AHRQ Product(s): Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Policy, Medicaid
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Date: May 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-20
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, Medicaid, Disparities
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: State of Oregon
Date: November 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-12
AHRQ Product(s): Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Medicaid
Geographic Location: Iowa
Implementer: Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
Date: May 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-05
AHRQ Product(s): Evidence Report, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Policy, Obesity, Medicaid
Geographic Location: Iowa
Implementer: Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
Date: March 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-08-03
AHRQ Product(s): Technology Assessment
Topic(s): Policy, Heart Disease, Medicaid
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: New York State Department of Health
Date: December 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-05-01
AHRQ Product(s): National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC)
Topic(s): Quality, Medicaid, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: State of Wisconsin
Date: August 2004