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: 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
See the visual abstract [small infographic] and link to the full paper in the May edition of The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. “Practice Facilitator Strategies for Addressing Electronic …Read More
News for Paper: Use of Quality Improvement Strategies Among Small to Medium-Size US Primary Care Practices
See The News For This Annals of Family Medicine PaperRead More
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