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.
Ready or Not? Transitions of Depressed Adolescents During Acute Phase of Treatment
Virtual Educational Outreach Intervention in Primary Care Based on the Principles of Academic Detailing.
Virtual Educational Outreach Intervention in Primary Care Based on the Principles of Academic Detailing, authored by Leah Tuzzio, Michael Parchman, et al, describes work on our Healthy Hearts Northwest project.
Pragmatic clinical trials offer unique opportunities for disseminating, implementing, and sustaining evidence-based practices into clinical care: Proceedings of a workshop.
Pragmatic clinical trials offer unique opportunities for disseminating, implementing, and sustaining evidence-based practices into clinical care: Proceedings of a workshop., authored by Leah Tuzzio, et al, summarizes presentations about how to design and conduct pragmatic clinical trials embedded in health care systems and use dissemination and implementation strategies during the planning and conduct of projects, emphasizing the ever-changing world of care delivery and the need for
Enhancing the Impact of Implementation Strategies in Healthcare: A Research Agenda
Enhancing the Impact of Implementation Strategies in Healthcare: A Research Agenda, co-authored by Cara C. Lewis and fellow experts and published in January 2019, reviews progress in implementation science and articulates 5 priorities for enhancing the impact of implementation.
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.
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.
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