Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Mapping the Complexity and Dynamism of the Field
Washington, DC | December 14-15, 2016
Mapping a Method for rapid dissemination and implementation: the primary care extension program
Authors: Deborah Cohen, Bijal Balasubrmanian, Shannon Sweeney, Jen Hall, Michael Parchman, Sam Cykert, Miguel Marino, Stephan Lindner, John McConnell, Leif Solberg, Theresa Walunas, Sarah Ono, Donna Daniel, Sheila Anane, Benjamin Crabtree
Findings: EvidenceNOW Cooperatives are using a combination of practice facilitation, expert consultation, HIT support, peer learning, and data feedback with benchmarking to support widespread dissemination and implementation of cardiovascular prevention services to practices in their regions. Cooperatives mobilized existing infrastructure (e.g., trained workforces, centralized data extraction capacity, and connections to local programs), capitalizing on partnerships to advance and explore PCEP potential. We identified variation in the PCEP models and show how these are influenced by regional resources, local politics, and unique visions for how to optimize and build networks. Our findings show that states considering developing a PCEP need a finite set of elements to support rapid dissemination and implementation.