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.
The Assessment of Chronic Illness Care has been translated into Chinese by Hui Feng, BN, PhD; Sun Mei, BN, PhD; Jeffrey Fuller, BN, MSc, PhD; Huayan Li, BN; Shuang Xu, MSc. of Health Care Research Center & Xiangya School of Nursing of Central South University, Hunan Province, P.R. China.
Primary Care Evidence Review Toolkit
The purpose of the Primary Care Evidence Review Toolkit is to share our methods for evidence screening, drawing on implementation science theory and methods. We also include links to several additional resources that can be used as companion materials to our tools by other evidence review and translation efforts.
ACIC-Romanian (Evaluarea îngrijirii oferite în bolile cronice)
Implementation Science video
This May 2015 talk given by MacColl Center Director Michael Parchman Md, MPH at the Institute for Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) discusses why implementation science is important, outlines common theories and frameworks, and provides examples of current work being done in the field.
PACIC-Korean 20-item scale ( 만성질환관리평가: 환자대상 )
Courtesy of researchers Seok-won Hong Ph.D., and Young-eun Kim M.S. at the National Evidence-based Healthcare Collaborating Agency in Seoul, Korea we are pleased to make available a Korean translation of our PACIC instrument. This is the 20-item PACIC.
Healthy Hearts Northwest profile
"Our goal (with Healthy Hearts Northwest) is to build a sustainable infrastructure for ongoing improvements in the delivery of primary care in the Pacific Northwest that contributes to the Triple Aim, improves the experiences of those who provide care within the practice, and prepares primary care providers for value-based care reimbursement models." - Principal Investigator Michael Parchman, MD, MPH
Primary Care for Patients with Complex Health Care Needs: Lessons from LEAP
Barriers and facilitators to team-based care in the context of primary care transformation.
The patient-centered medical home model (PCMH) relies on team-based care for meaningful practice transformation. This article from Group Health, Group Health Research Institute and MacColl Center authors adds to the literature on the importance of teams in primary care by exploring the barriers and facilitators to establishing high functioning teams during a PCMH transformation process.