Scanning the Headlines: Effectiveness
Updated on March 3, 2016
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(2016, Feb. 25). Patient Safety: Hospitals Face Challenges Implementing Evidence-Based Practices. GAO-16-308. Washington: U.S. Government Accountability Office. Retrieved from: http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-16-308
Commins, J. (2015, Nov. 13). Evidence-based practice centers reduce costs, improve care. HealthLeaders Media. Retrieved from: http://healthleadersmedia.com/content.cfm?topic=QUA&content_id=322721
Erb, N., Joshi, M., and Perlin, J. (2015, March 20). Faster by a power of 10: A plan for accelerating national adoption of evidence-based practices. American Journal of Managed Care. 21(2):e99-e102. Retrieved from: http://www.ajmc.com/publications/issue/2015/2015-vol21-n2/Faster-by-a-Power-of-10-A-PLAN-for-Accelerating-National-Adoption-of-Evidence-Based-Practices
Mardon, R., and others. AHRQ's Clinical Decision Support Demonstration Projects. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. June 2014. http://healthit.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/docs/page/findings-and-lessons-from-clinical-decision-support-demonstration-projects.pdf
Get Smart for Healthcare [antibiotic stewardship for hospitals]. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accessed Mar. 3, 2014 at http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/healthcare/
Communication and Dissemination Strategies to Facilitie the Use of Health-Related Evidence. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Rsearch and Quality, Nov. 20, 2013. http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/433/1757/medical-evidence-communication-report-131120.pdf
Kupersmith, J. Applying comparative effectiveness research to individuals: Problems and approaches. Health Affairs. Oct. 29, 2013. http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2013/10/29/applying-comparative-effectiveness-research-to-individuals-problems-and-approaches/
Rizzo, E. 9 best practices for implementing evidence-based guidelines. Becker's Hospital Review. Aug. 8, 2013. http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/9-best-practices-for-implementing-evidence-based-guidelines.html
McGinnis, M. Michael McGinnis: on achieving best care at lower cost. HFM. 67(6):88-93, June 2013.
Burton , D. A. Driving out waste: a framework to enhance value in clinical care. HFM. 67(6):94-99, June 2013.
Pharmacologic and Mechanical Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism Among Special Populations; Research Review - Final. Effective Health Care Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 29, 2013. http://effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/search-for-guides-reviews-and-reports/?pageaction=displayproduct&productid=1501&pcem=en
Lubell, J. Network of networks will bolster clinical registries. American Medical News. May 6, 2013. http://www.amednews.com/article/20130506/government/130509989/1/
Farias, M., and others. Standardized clinical assessment and management plans (SCAMPs) provide a better alternative to clinical practice guidelines. Health Affairs. 32(5):911-920, May 2013.
Cheng, T. M. A pilot project using evidence-based clinical pathways and payment reform in China’s rural hospitals shows early success. Health Affairs. 32(5):963-973, May 2013.
May, E. L. The power of zero: steps toward high reliability healthcare. Healthcare Executive. 28(2):16-18, 20, 22, 24, 26, Mar.-Apr. 2013.
Birk, S. Lists that work: the healthcare leader’s role in implementation. Healthcare Executive. 28(2):28-30, 32, 34, 36-37. Mar. -Apr. 2013.
Loughman, G., and Peisert, K. C. Healthcare leaders’ role in care transitions. Healthcare Executive. 28(2):80, 82-83, Mar.-Apr. 2013.
Weinstock, M. The Art & Science of Evidence-Based Care. H&HN. Mar. 2013. http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/jsp/articledisplay.jsp?dcrpath=HHNMAG/Article/data/03MAR2013/0313HHN_FEA_VHAGate&domain=HHNMAG
Squazzo, J. D. Palliative care: impact on quality and cost. Healthcare Executive. 28(1):26-28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, Jan./Feb. 2013.
Considine, W. H. Pediatric palliative care. Healthcare Executive. 28(1):68, 70-71, Jan./Feb. 2013.
Kliff, S. Surprise! We don't know if half our medical treatments work. The Washington Post. Jan. 24,2013. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/01/24/surprise-we-dont-know-if-half-our-medical-treatments-work/
Song, Z., and others. Mobile clinic in Massachusetts associated with cost savings from lowering blood pressure and emergency department use. Health Affairs. 36-44, Jan. 2013.
Bautista, L. E., and others. A ‘polypill’ aimed at preventing cardiovascular disease could prove highly cost-effective for use in Latin America. Health Affairs. 32(1):155-164, Jan. 2013.
O’Malley, A. S. After-hours access to primary care practices linked with lower emergency department use and less unmet medical need. Health Affairs. 32(1):175-183, Jan. 2013.
Working for Quality. 2013 Annual Progress Report to Congress. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2013. http://www.ahrq.gov/workingforquality/nqs/nqs2013annlrpt.htm