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

 

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