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: 2016-12
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Data, Costs, Primary Care
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Harvard Medical School
Date: September 2016
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-09
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Patient Safety Indicators
Topic(s): Data, Quality
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: Methodist Hospital Health System
Date: June 2014
Impact Case Study Identifier: CFACT-09-04
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Policy, Data
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: New York City Center for Economic Opportunity
Date: March 2009
Impact Case Study Identifier: CFACT-08-06
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Chronic Care, Data
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Milken Institute
Date: February 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CFACT-08-01
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Policy, Data, Prevention
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Health Resources and Services Administration
Date: October 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: CFACT-08-02
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Policy, Data, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Congressional Research Service
Date: October 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: CFACT-07-05
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Policy, Data
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: MedPAC
Date: September 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: CFACT-07-04
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Data
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Families USA
Date: February 2007
Impact Case Study Identifier: CFACT-06-09
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Data
Geographic Location: Vermont
Implementer: State of Vermont
Date: September 2006
Impact Case Study Identifier: CFACT-06-08
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Topic(s): Data, Quality
Geographic Location: North Carolina
Implementer: North Carolina Institute of Medicine
Date: August 2006