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: 2017-03
AHRQ Product(s): Project ECHO
Topic(s): Access to Care, Aging, Care Coordination, Chronic Care, Health Care Quality, Health Information Technology (HIT), Mental Health, Rural Health, Telehealth
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: University of Rochester Medical Center
Date: April 2017
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2014-17
AHRQ Product(s): Care Coordination Measures Atlas
Topic(s): Hospital Readmissions, Long-Term Care, Aging, Care Coordination
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley (ESMV)
Date: September 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: 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
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-13-04
AHRQ Product(s): Questions Are the Answer Public Service Campaign
Topic(s): Consumer Health, Aging
Geographic Location: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas
Implementer: National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Date: April 2013
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-13-02
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Chronic Care, Aging
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA)
Date: December 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-09-02
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Chronic Care: Breathing Conditions, Prevention, Aging
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: British Columbia Ministry of Health
Date: November 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: Multi-Center-07-03 (CP3, OCKT)
AHRQ Product(s): Research, User Liaison and Research Translation (ULRT)
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management, Prevention, Aging
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Administration on Aging
Date: March 2007