JAMA: EvidenceNOW Grants Focus on Heart Disease Care in Small Practices

The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is issuing $112 million in grants to help improve cardiovascular care in smaller primary care practices across the United States.

The EvidenceNOW initiative aims to improve cardiovascular health care delivery.

The EvidenceNOW initiative will provide funds for 3 years to create 7 cooperatives across 12 states that will collaborate to improve delivery of cardiovascular health care at the primary care level (http://1.usa.gov/1AN4QXe). The initiative also includes a grant to the Oregon Health and Science University to evaluate the EvidenceNOW program over 4 years (http://1.usa.gov/1B5B7c5).


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