A research team led by Dr. Michael Parchman uses new ways to support small clinics in reducing opioid use in the rural Pacific Northwest.
Dr. Clarissa Hsu writes about a quality improvement project that equalized power between patients and staff.
Dr. Joe Glass wants to make treatment more comfortable for patients and providers—possibly with digital tools.
To be, or not to be, put into practice? Leah Tuzzio describes a decision-to-implement worksheet for evidence-based interventions
MacColl engages teams to ‘de-implement’ needless tests and treatments, doing less overused low-value care that might harm patients.
Patients benefit when behavioral health and substance use screening are part of primary care. A Kaiser Permanente team was honored for this care improvement.
Dr. Matt Handley, primary care physician, finds a common theme for acute and long-term care in When Doctors Don’t Listen, a book by the 2016 Birnbaum speaker.