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: 2015-02
AHRQ Product(s): Re-Engineered Discharge (RED)
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Chronic Care, Disparities
Geographic Location: International
Implementer: Grupo Saned
Date: March 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-05
AHRQ Product(s): National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR), National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR)
Topic(s): Academic Curricula, Consumer Health, Prevention, Disparities
Geographic Location: Arizona
Implementer: College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University
Date: March 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-22
AHRQ Product(s): Staying Active and Healthy With Blood Thinners
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Prescription Drugs, Disparities
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: The Health Care Interpreter Network (HCIN)
Date: November 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-21
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Patient Safety, Primary Care, Disparities
Geographic Location: Arkansas
Implementer: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Date: November 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-06
AHRQ Product(s): National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR), National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR)
Topic(s): Academic Curricula, Disparities
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: Hunter College
Date: June 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-05
AHRQ Product(s): Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Patient Safety, Disparities
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania
Implementer: Aligning Forces for Quality–South Central Pennsylvania
Date: May 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-04
AHRQ Product(s): Aprende a Vivir
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Chronic Care, Aging, Disparities
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: Casa Boricua Senior Center
Date: May 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-13-12
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Prevention and Care Management, Prevention, Disparities
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Date: December 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: OEREP-13-02
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Diabetes, Health Literacy, Hispanic Health, Aging, Disparities
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Office of Minority Health National Promotores Program
Date: August 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: OEREP-13-03
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Diabetes, Health Literacy, Hispanic Health, Aging, Disparities
Geographic Location: Maryland
Implementer: Mansfield Kaseman Health Clinic
Date: August 2013

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