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: 2015-17
AHRQ Product(s): Emergency Severity Index
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Women's Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
Date: July 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-19
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center
Date: July 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-18
AHRQ Product(s): Emergency Severity Index, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC)
Date: July 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-10
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Quality
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: Capital Health
Date: August 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-09
AHRQ Product(s): Emergency Severity Index
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Cleveland Clinic Health System
Date: July 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CQuIPS-103
AHRQ Product(s): Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS), Door-to-Doc Toolkit
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Quality
Geographic Location: Kentucky
Implementer: University of Kentucky
Date: July 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-12-07
AHRQ Product(s): Emergency Severity Index
Topic(s): Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center
Date: May 2012