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Impact Case Studies and Knowledge Transfer Case Studies

Comparative Effectiveness

The mission of the comparative effectiveness portfolio is to provide health care decisionmakers—including patients, clinicians, purchasers, and policymakers—with up-to-date, evidence-based information about their treatment options to make informed health care decisions.

Comparative Effectiveness Case Studies by Year

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StayWell Health Management Uses AHRQ's Effective Health Care Materials in Consumer Outreach
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System Uses Evidence Report in Rural Hospitals
Ohio Medicaid Uses AHRQ Evidence Report to Guide Policy Decision for Women and Infants
Minnesota, New Hampshire, Washington, and Wyoming Medicaid Programs Improve Medication Policies With AHRQ Materials
Niagara Health Quality Coalition Incorporates Effective Health Care Summaries
American Nurses Association Incorporates AHRQ Information Into Research Toolkit
Puerto Rican Diabetes Association Uses AHRQ's Effective Health Care SummaryNew!
AHRQ Publications Influence North Carolina Medicaid PolicyNew!


Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Northeastern University School of Pharmacy
Washington State Medicaid
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

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Kimball Medical Center
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; American College of Clinical Pharmacy; Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
Highmark, Inc.
Mayo Clinic
Oregon Department of Human Services
Connecticut Department of Social Services
Alabama Medicaid Agency
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
IBM Integrated Health Services
Massachusetts Medicaid Office of Clinical Affairs
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

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Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
New York Department of Health; Alabama Medicaid Agency; Wyoming Department of Health
American College of Physicians
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
Su Clinica Familiar
Alabama Medicaid Agency
The Joint Commission
Philadelphia Department of Public Health

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American Academy of Pediatrics
New York State Department of Health
Health Canada
American Heart Association; American Dental Association
American Medical Association (AMA)/AMA Foundation
Omnicare, Inc.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
State of Washington

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National Business Group on Health
Infectious Disease Society of America; American Thoracic Society
Consumers Union
American College of Chest Physicians

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The American College of Physicians
American Heart Association
Making a Difference: Heart to Heart
Social Security Administration

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Veterans Integrated Service Network, Upstate New York
Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
American Pharmacy Services Corporation
Creighton University
Memorial Hospital of Union County
Saint Vincent Health Center
The Leapfrog Group
Kaiser Permanente
American Academy of Pediatrics; American Academy of Family Physicians; Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality; American Academy of Pediatrics
Henry Ford Health System
American Academy of Pediatrics

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Current as of September 2012

Internet Citation:

Impact Case Studies and Knowledge Transfer Case Studies: Comparative Effectiveness. September 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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