How can community mental health centers better integrate evidence-based care for their patients who are experiencing depression? This new publication, by Cara Lewis, PhD, and Elena Navarro, et al, explores two different methods used in a dynamic cluster randomized trial that sought to implement measurement based care (MBC) for depression in a community behavioral health setting.
Partnering to Succeed: How Small Health Centers Can Improve Care and Thrive Under Value Based Payment
How can small health centers contribute to a sustainable primary care safety net that achieves better care, better health, lower costs, happier staff, and reduced health disparities? They can partner to succeed. Read our March 2018 publication co-authored by JSI Research &Training, Inc.: Partnering to Succeed: How small health centers can improve care and thrive under value-based payment.
Optimizing Psychological Science’s Impact on Public Health
Like any new field, dissemination and implementation faces particular challenges that need to be tackled.
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 (QI.) 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 stak
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.