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
Evaluation Of A National D&I Initiative To Enhance Primary Care Practice Capacity And Improve Cardiovascular Disease Care
ESCALATES Principal Investigator, Deb Cohen PhD, gave the Grand Rounds …Read More
Data-Driven Diffusion Of Innovations: EvidenceNOW as an Example of a Large-Scale Innovative Delivery Model
In the February issue of Health Affairs, “Diffusion of Innovation,” David Dorr, Julia …Read More
Across the country, primary care practices – especially those that are small or rural – struggle to meet the growing needs of patients and the changing demands of health care policy for payment …Read More
In December 2017, the Annals of Internal Medicine published an NIH-funded systematic review and meta-analysis of 8 strategies to control high blood pressure. Basing their analysis on 121 comparisons …Read More