We define "change concept" as a general idea, with proven merit and a sound scientific or logical foundation, that can stimulate specific ideas for changes that lead to improvement. The 8 Safety Net Medical Home (SNMHI) Patient-Centered Medical Home change concepts include:
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.
Practical Approaches for Achieving Integrated Behavioral Health Care in Primary Care Settings
This article in the American Journal of Medical Quality describes the process utilized by collaborating organizations when developing the Behavioral Health Integration Implementation Guide and companion resources for our Safety Net Medical Home Initiative.
The Impact of Opioid Risk Reduction Initiatives on High-Dose Opioid Prescribing for Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy
The Impact of Opioid Risk Reduction Initiatives on High-Dose Opioid Prescribing for Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy, co-authored by Michael Parchman, explores the feasibility of reducing opioid doses in community practice.
PAIEC-Dutch (De zorg en begeleiding bij de gevolgen van het ouder worden)
PACIC-Finnish (Pitkäaikaissairauksien arviointi)
The Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care has been translated into Finnish. Developed in 2004 by the MacColl team for the RWJF Improving Chronic Illness Care national program, the PACIC is a publicly available survey used to measure patient experience. The Finnish version development was led by Ulla Frondelius, MNSc, PhD student, Helsinki, Finland.
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.
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.