How do we learn about improving health care: a call for a new epistemological paradigm

"How do we learn about improving health care: a call for a new epistemological paradigm" is a new publication co-authored by MacColl's Director Michael Parchman, MD and our colleague Rashad Massoud, MD, MPH, FACP, Director of the USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems Project and its predecessor, the USAID Health Care Improvement Project. 

Diffusion, Dissemination, and Implementation: What is the Difference?

In this archived video, MacColl Director Michael Parchman discusses implementation science and its place in the translational research spectrum.  Recorded October 9, 2015 for the National Institutes of Health Collaboratory Grand Rounds series.

Implementing Innovations into Practice Blog

The Implementing Innovations Into Practice blog is a resource for primary care practices in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.  Featuring posts that showcase proven strategies for improving care and financial performance in primary care, it also offers opportunities to engage with other primary care professionals and to work with researchers on obtaining funding for improvement efforts.  Sponsored by the Institute of Translational Health Sciences at the University of Washington.

"Third space health care" - Dr. Paul Burgess on primary care innovations

In this video, Dr Paul Burgess—a Commonwealth Fund Harkness Health Policy Fellow from Australia’s Northern territory who recently spent a year with the MacColl team —shares how innovations pioneered for vulnerable populations are shaping the future of primary care in the US, and creating a “third space” where primary care teams’ capabilities and functions are being augmented for better patient care.