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: CP3-06-02
AHRQ Product(s): U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Academic Curricula
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: Azusa Pacific University
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-06-03
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-06-01
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Patient Safety Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Canada
Implementer: Canadian Institute for Health Information
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-06-02
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Inpatient Quality Indicators, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Quality
Geographic Location: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, Wyoming
Implementer: Banner Health
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-06-02
AHRQ Product(s): National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR)
Topic(s): Disparities
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: American Board of Internal Medicine
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-06-01
AHRQ Product(s): Effective Health Care Program
Topic(s): Quality
Geographic Location: Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia
Implementer: Bon Secours Health System, Inc
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-06-03
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Quality Indicator, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS)
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: CQuIPS-06-01
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Medical Errors
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: JCAHO
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-06-03
AHRQ Product(s): AEGIS
Topic(s): Emergency Preparedness
Geographic Location: Massachusetts
Implementer: Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Date: November 2005
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-06-02
AHRQ Product(s): CERTs
Topic(s): Beta Blockers, Quality
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: National Committee for Quality Assurance
Date: November 2005

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