Sunday, August 18, 2019

A Randomized Trial of External Practice Support to Improve Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Primary Care, authored by Michael Parchman, et al, describes the main outcomes of our Heatlhy Hearts Northwest project.  A randomized controlled trial that compared the effectiveness of adding various forms of enhanced external support to practice facilitation on primary care practices’ clinical quality measure, Healthy Hearts Northwest showed that with just a little bit of supplemental support, clinical practices can reach target blood pressure performance levels.