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: 2017-08
AHRQ Product(s): Project ECHO
Topic(s): Health Information Technology (HIT), Outcomes, Policy, Screening
Geographic Location: New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Washington
Implementer: Albuquerque Police Department, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Date: May 2017
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: 2015-28
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program, National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC), U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Prevention, Health Information Technology (HIT)
Geographic Location: United States of America, International
Implementer: DynaMed
Date: October 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-05-04
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Chronic Care, Diabetes, Disparities, Health Information Technology (HIT)
Geographic Location: Illinois
Implementer: Cook County Ambulatory and Community Health Network
Date: October 2004
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-05-02
AHRQ Product(s): Evidence-based Practice Center Program (EPC), National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC)
Topic(s): Health Information Technology (HIT)
Geographic Location: California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon
Implementer: Kaiser Permanente
Date: February 2004