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: 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-COE-65
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Breathing Conditions, Heart Health, Cancer
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: DynaMed
Date: June 2011
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-09-03
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Nationwide Inpatient Sample, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Outcomes, Heart Health, Prevention, Disparities
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Date: January 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-02
AHRQ Product(s): Technology Assessment
Topic(s): Policy, Heart Health
Geographic Location: Alabama, New York, Wyoming
Implementer: New York Department of Health, Alabama Medicaid Agency & Wyoming Department of Health
Date: November 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-08-06
AHRQ Product(s): CERTs
Topic(s): Heart Health, Dental Health
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: American Heart Association & American Dental Association
Date: May 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-08-02
AHRQ Product(s): CERTs
Topic(s): Women's Health, Heart Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: Health Canada
Date: December 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-07-07
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Kids' Inpatient Database, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Heart Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Children's Hospital, Boston
Date: May 2007