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
Implementing quality improvement (QI) strategies in a small- to medium-sized primary care practice can be a challenge. ESCALATES published in the Annals of …Read More
See the visual abstract [small infographic] and link to the full paper in the April edition of Health Affairs. “Primary Care Practices’ Abilities And Challenges In Using EHR …Read More
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