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.
Team-based clinic redesign of opioid medication management in primary care: effect on opioid prescribing.
Team-based clinic redesign of opioid medication management in primary care: effect on opioid prescribing, published in June 2019, describes the implementation of an innovative program and study led by Michael Parchman that was designed to help small rural clinics more effectively and safely care for patients living with chronic pain. The 6 Building Blocks approach, described in this publication, is a promising, evidence-based intervention that leverages the power of primary care practice facilitators.
Social and Mental Health Care Integration: The Leading Edge
A new publication by Cara C. Lewis, PhD and colleagues discusses the need for mental health care professionals to act on identified social risk factors, and in what ways. Please read "Social and Mental Health Care Integration: The Leading Edge" for more information and the full paper text.
Developing Emerging Leaders to Support Team-Based Primary Care
Developing Emerging Leaders to Support Team-Based Primary Care, a new paper co-authored by Katie Coleman, Ed Wagner, et al, describes the12-month Emerging Leaders program from our Learning from Ambulatory Practices (LEAP) initiative. A prototype for how interdisciplinary training targeting frontline staff might be implemented, the Emerging Leaders training included didactic content, mentorship, applied peer-to-peer learning, and personal leadership development components delivered in person and virt
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.