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
The Bottom Line: Use Of Quality Improvement Strategies Among Small To Medium-Size US Primary Care Practices
Learn the bottom line about the Annals of Family Medicine paper, “Use Of Quality Improvement Strategies Among Small …Read More
International Conference on Practice Facilitation: Even Practice Facilitators and Practice Facilitation Program Leads Need Support!
The inaugural International Conference on Practice Facilitation was a two-day event …Read More
AHRQ: EvidenceNOW Results: Increased Capacity for Quality Improvement in Small Primary Care Practices
The following graphic created by AHRQ from ESCALATES data illustrates the increase of practice capacity in the participating …Read More
The Bottom Line: Primary Care Practices’ Abilities And Challenges In Using Electronic Health Record Data For Quality Improvement
Learn the bottom line about the Health Affairs paper, “Primary Care Practices’ …Read More
The new hypertension guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Hospital Association is important for practices working to improve …Read More