In this article, Ed Wagner and colleagues describe three diverse SNMHI practices selected based on their improvement as measured by the PCMH-A (Patient-Centered Medical Home Assessment). We interviewed 2-3 leaders from the each of 3 practices seeking information about their motivations for transforming, the methods used to make changes, and challenges and facilitators.
A conceptual model for generating and validating in-session clinical judgments
This paper by Cara Lewis, et al, A conceptual model for generating and validating in-session clinical judgments, puts forth a testable conceptual model, guided by an interdisciplinary integration of the literature, that posits that the clinical session context moderates the use of intuitive versus analytical reasoning.
Measuring the Impact of Patient-Engaged Research: How a Methods Workshop Identified Critical Outcomes of Research Engagement
Toward criteria for pragmatic measurement in implementation research and practice: a stakeholder-driven approach using concept mapping
Knowing how well you’re doing is the cornerstone of quality improvement. Getting that information about health care providers and staff depends on having the right tools. Co-authored by Cara Lewis, this publication provides guidance on what to consider when developing health care QI measures. Created with input given by international behavioral health agency stakehold
Understanding What Is Most Important to Individuals with Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Qualitative Study of Patients’ Perspectives
Catherine Y. Lim, Andrew B. L. Berry, Tad Hirsch, Andrea L. Hartzler, Edward H. Wagner, Evette J. Ludman, James D. Ralston. Understanding What Is Most Important to Individuals with Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Qualitative Study of Patients’ Perspectives. J GEN INTERN MED (2017).
Primary Care Clinic Re-Design for Prescription Opioid Management
J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Jan-Feb; 30(1): 44–51. Primary Care Clinic Re-Design for Prescription Opioid Management. Michael L. Parchman, MD, MPH, Michael Von Korff, PhD, Laura-Mae Baldwin, MD, Mark Stephens, BS, Brooke Ike, MPH, DeAnn Cromp, MPH, Clarissa Hsu, PhD, and Ed H. Wagner, MD, MPH.
The creation and validation of the Measure of Effective Attributes of Trainers (MEAT).
The Measure of Effective Attributes of Trainers (MEAT) is a study that created a measure of trainer characteristics and assessed preliminary evidence for its reliability and validity by following gold standard measure development procedures.
Citation: Implement Sci. 2017 Jun 2;12(1):73. doi: 10.1186/s13012-017-0603-y. The creation and validation of the Measure of Effective Attributes of Trainers (MEAT). Boyd MR, Lewis CC, Scott K, Krendl A, Lyon AR.
Study protocol for “Healthy Hearts Northwest”: a 2 × 2 randomized factorial trial to build quality improvement capacity in primary care
This Implementation Science paper describes the protocol of our Healthy Hearts Northwest, a randomized trial designed to address the comparative effectiveness of combined strategies to build quality improvement (QI) capacity while improving risk factors for cardiovascular disease.