The Toolkit for Clinical Quality Metric Extraction was created by the Healthy Hearts Northwest project as a guide for practice facilitators and primary care clinic staff in using health information technology to support quality improvement. Current as of April 2019, this toolkit was created to be used as a step-by-step guide for quality improvement reporting for any Clinical Quality Measure (CQM). Topics include:
Building quality improvement capacity in primary care: 16 key insights about practice facilitation
Building quality improvement capacity in primary care: 16 key insights about practice facilitation may be helpful for those interested in how we can keep rural health care providers working in the communities they live in and care about. Over the course of four years, our Healthy Hearts NW intervention touched over 200 clinics across WA, OR, and Idaho - many of them small, independent, and rural.
Systematic Review of Social Risk Screening Tools
Systematic Review of Social Risk Screening Tools is a new online resource developed by MacColl Center scientists and collegues to help researchers and clinicians choose tools to screen for social risk and plan for health system interventions.
Primary Care Evidence Review Toolkit
The purpose of the Primary Care Evidence Review Toolkit is to share our methods for evidence screening, drawing on implementation science theory and methods. We also include links to several additional resources that can be used as companion materials to our tools by other evidence review and translation efforts.
Behavioral Health Integration Guide
Implementing the CCM in Academic Environments
The materials in this toolkit were created for two collaboratives designed to help implement the Chronic Care Model in academic health care settings: one nationally, the other focused on California-based institutions.
Partnering in Self-Management Support: A Toolkit for Clinicians
MacColl Senior Researcher Judith Schaefer, MPH is co-author of “Partnering in Self-Management Support: A Toolkit for Clinicians”, an introduction to supporting and collaborating with patients and their families in the daily management of chronic conditions.