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: 2017-06
AHRQ Product(s): Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Care Coordination, Hospital Discharge, Hospital Readmissions, Mental Health, Patient Safety, Health Care Quality
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania
Implementer: Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute
Date: May 2017
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-14
AHRQ Product(s): HCAHPS, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patients, Hospital Discharge
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: Northern Westchester Hospital
Date: June 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-15
AHRQ Product(s): Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Hospital Discharge, Patient Safety
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: Sutter Health's Center for Integrated Care
Date: June 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-10
AHRQ Product(s): HCAHPS, Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Hospital Discharge, Patient Experience
Geographic Location: Maryland
Implementer: Carroll Hospital Center
Date: August 2014