EvidenceNOW is focusing on helping primary care practices use the latest evidence to improve the heart health of Americans, and it is one of the largest initiatives funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
ESCALATES is the national evaluation for EvidenceNOW. The ESCALATES team is studying which practice supports and quality improvement strategies are most effective across the seven regional cooperatives participating in this initiative.
MOST RECENT ESCALATES POSTS
Staff turnover could be viewed as a barrier to quality improvement, but one practice that I work with in EvidenceNOW chose to use it as an opportunity to re-engage …Read More
In a 2017 update of priorities among clinical preventive services recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force, the National Commission on Prevention …Read More
It sometimes seems like there are two separate worlds when it comes to figuring out how to deliver the very best medical care to all patients equally well everywhere. Researchers, in their world, are saying …Read More
Over the past few months, I have been visiting each EvidenceNOW Cooperative to observe the important work that practice coaches or facilitators …Read More