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: 2015-08
AHRQ Product(s): Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT)
Topic(s): Health Literacy, Women's Health, Pediatrics, Consumer Information and Education
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: The Center for Health Literacy Promotion (CHLP)
Date: April 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-13-02
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Women's Health
Geographic Location: Minnesota
Implementer: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Date: December 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-100
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Arizona
Implementer: Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
Date: May 2012
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-101
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Ohio Medicaid
Date: May 2012
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-47
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Policy, Women's Health, Prescription Drugs, Mental Health
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Massachusetts Medicaid Office of Clinical Affairs
Date: October 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-42
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health, Prescription Drugs, Mental Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Oregon
Implementer: Oregon Department of Human Services
Date: July 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-43
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health, Prescription Drugs, Mental Health, Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Connecticut
Implementer: Connecticut Department of Social Services
Date: July 2010
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE/CDOM-45
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, HCUP-Prevention Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network
Topic(s): Women's Health, Mental Health
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania
Implementer: Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
Date: July 2010

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