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: CP3-09-02
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: CQuIPS-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, WebM&M
Topic(s): Patient Safety
Geographic Location: New York
Implementer: The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
Date: November 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-COE-02
AHRQ Product(s): Technology Assessment
Topic(s): Policy, Heart Health
Geographic Location: Alabama, New York, Wyoming
Implementer: New York Department of Health, Alabama Medicaid Agency & Wyoming Department of Health
Date: November 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-09-03
AHRQ Product(s): U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Prevention
Geographic Location: California
Implementer: San Francisco General Hospital
Date: November 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-09-04
AHRQ Product(s): U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
Topic(s): Screening, Prevention
Geographic Location: Japan
Implementer: University of Tokyo Hospital
Date: November 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CP3-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Chronic Care: Self-Management
Geographic Location: Japan
Implementer: Japan Chronic Disease Self-Management Association
Date: October 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: CDOM-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): HCUP-Kids' Inpatient Database, HCUP-Nationwide Inpatient Sample, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
Topic(s): Pediatrics
Geographic Location: Pennsylvania
Implementer: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Date: October 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CDOM-01
AHRQ Product(s): Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project - HCUPnet, Quality Diagnostic Tools for States
Topic(s): Policy, Quality
Geographic Location: Maryland
Implementer: State of Maryland
Date: October 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: KT-CP3-16
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Disaster Drills Evaluation Tool, Public Health Emergency Preparedness Webcast
Topic(s): Emergency Preparedness
Geographic Location: District of Columbia, Maryland
Implementer: Suburban Hospital
Date: October 2008
Impact Case Study Identifier: COE-09-01
AHRQ Product(s): National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC)
Geographic Location: National
Implementer: The Joint Commission
Date: October 2008

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