Courtesy of researcher Lubomira Tkacova, PhD and her team at the University of Presov in the Slovak Republic, we are pleased to make available a Slovakian translation of our PACIC instrument (DOTAZNÍK NA POSÚDENIE STAROSTLIVOSTI PRI CHRONICKÝCH OCHORENIACH). This is the 26-item version of the survey.
Trajectories of Symptom Change in the Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study
A new publication co-authored by Cara C.
Implementing Measurement-Based Care in Behavioral Health: A Review
Co-authored by Cara C. Lewis, this publication offers a 10-point research agenda to improve the integration of measurement-based care (MBC) into clinical practice. Measurement-based care (MBC) is the systematic evaluation of patient symptoms before or during an encounter to inform behavioral health treatment.
The Medical Neighborhood: What is beginning to work, and what isn’t
"The Medical Neighborhood: What is beginning to work, and what isn't" traces the last 25 years of our team's work in primary care quality improvement, and leaves us with recommendations for moving forward. This was MacColl Center Director (Emeritus) Ed Wagner, MD, MPH's last seminar before his retirement in June 2017.
Approaches to Behavioral Health Integration at High Performing Primary Care Practices
Integrating whole-person behavioral health care in primary care settings is one critical function addressed in our September 2018 publication, “From Goals to Operations: Approaches to Behavioral Health Integration at High-Performing Primary Care Practices." This paper describes how teams address the tasks specifically associated with optimized behavioral health care.
PACIC-Thai (แบบสอบถามการดูแลของโรคเรื้อรัง )
The Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) has been translated into Thai (แบบสอบถามการดูแลของโรคเรื้อรัง) . We offer the PACIC-Thai on behalf of Dr. Katja Krug and her translation team at the University Hospital/ Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Department of General Practice and Health Services Research/ Abt. Allgemeinmedizin und Versorgungsforschung, Heidelberg, Germany.
Understanding the Impact of Variations in Measurement Period Reporting for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures
"Understanding the Impact of Variations in Measurement Period Reporting for Electronic Clinical Quality Measures," authored by Michael Parchman, et al, and published in July 2018, sets out to understand the impact of varying measurement periods on the calculation of electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs).
How Do Innovative Primary Care Practices Achieve the Quadruple Aim?
"How Do Innovative Primary Care Practices Achieve the Quadruple Aim?", by Ed Wagner, Katie Coleman, et al, presents findings from 38 high-performing practices that can help guide practices, payers, and policy makers in understanding more specifically how improved PCMH outcomes can be achieved. It describes the execution of 8 functions in these primary care settings that collectively meet patient needs, which include managing populations, providing self-management support coaching, providing integrat
Completing and Scoring the QICA
The Quality Improvement Change Assessment (QICA) is an assessment developed by Healthy Hearts NW for use in our project to introduce team members to the high leverage changes guiding our technical assistance approach, and to assess the current capabilities of enrolled practices. "Completing and scoring the QICA" provides instructions on using this tool.
The Quality Improvement Change Assessment (QICA)
The Quality Improvement Change Assessment (QICA) is an assessment developed by Healthy Hearts NW for use in our project to introduce team members to the high leverage changes guiding our technical assistance approach, and to assess the current capabilities of enrolled practices.