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: 2015-32
AHRQ Product(s): Research
Topic(s): Prevention and Care Management, Chronic Care: Management, Long-Term Care, Pressure Ulcers
Geographic Location: Virginia
Implementer: VHQC
Date: December 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-34
AHRQ Product(s): Questions Are the Answer Public Service Campaign
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Health Literacy, Clinician-Patient Communication
Geographic Location: North Carolina
Implementer: G and G Healthcare P.C.
Date: December 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-33
AHRQ Product(s): CRE Toolkit, Publications
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: Kentucky
Implementer: University of Louisville Hospital
Date: December 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-31
AHRQ Product(s): Publications
Topic(s): Pediatrics, Prevention, Primary Care
Geographic Location: Texas
Implementer: University of Texas Medical Branch
Date: November 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-30
AHRQ Product(s): TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Academic Curricula, Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Missouri
Implementer: Research Medical Center
Date: November 2015
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: 2015-29
AHRQ Product(s): Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality
Geographic Location: Ohio
Implementer: Fairfield Medical Center
Date: October 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-27
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Guide to Patient and Family Engagement in Hospital Quality and Safety, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, Preventing Falls in Hospitals Toolkit, Re-Engineered Discharge (RED), TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Hospital Readmissions, Care Coordination, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Geographic Location: Wisconsin
Implementer: Wisconsin Hospital Association
Date: September 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-25
AHRQ Product(s): Medical Office Survey on Patient Safety, Surveys on Patient Safety Culture
Topic(s): Patient Safety, Quality, Prevention and Care Management
Geographic Location: Colorado
Implementer: Yuma District Hospital and Clinics
Date: September 2015
Impact Case Study Identifier: 2015-26
AHRQ Product(s): Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, TeamSTEPPS®
Topic(s): Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), Outcomes, Patient Safety, Cost of Care
Geographic Location: Iowa
Implementer: Waverly Health Center
Date: September 2015

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