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Other Archived Projects


The archived items listed below are completed projects from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) Knowledge Transfer (KT)/Implementation program, which disseminates and implements products, tools, and research to specific target groups.


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Comparative Effectiveness Outreach Among Clinicians and Pharmacists
Health Care Marketing and Implementation of Patient Safety Products (Academic Detailing)
Hospital Product Line
Increasing Clinicians' Use of Effective Health Care Program Products
Integrating Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Into Clinical Decision Support Systems
Medication Adherence
National Campaign on Medication Adherence
Outreach to Academic Health Professional Institutions
Outreach to Health Professional and Education Groups to Implement USPSTF Recommendations
Testing Re-engineered Hospital Discharge (Project RED)
Testing Re-engineered Hospital Discharge (Project RED) (Phase 2)

Comparative Effectiveness Outreach Among Clinicians and Pharmacists

Description:

This project provides outreach to encourage implementation of Effective Health Care products by clinicians, pharmacists, and patients, with an emphasis on improving quality, safety, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.

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Health Care Marketing and Implementation of Patient Safety Products (Academic Detailing)

Description:

This outreach effort conducts health care marketing and implementation of products and findings in the area of patient safety.

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Hospital Product Line

Description:

The Hospital Product Line helps hospitals and health systems enhance the quality and safety of care they provide to patients by implementing AHRQ products and tools.

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Increasing Clinicians Use of Effective Health Care Program Products

Description:

This project helps implement an efficient and effective strategy for disseminating Effective Health Care products to clinicians. This includes Comparative Effectiveness Review executive summaries and products resulting from the work of the Eisenberg Center (including summary guides for clinicians and consumers).

Initial efforts will focus on dissemination and utilization of EHC guides on osteoarthritis and diabetes medications. Models for dissemination and utilization will be applied to other clinical areas. Special emphasis will be placed on using Effective Health Care guides for continuing medical education.

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Integrating Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Into Clinical Decision Support Systems

Description:

This project seeks to provide an understanding of the landscape for health information technologies, such as clinical decision support systems, and the steps necessary to effectively integrate patient-centered outcomes research information into such systems on a wide scale.

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Medication Adherence

Description:

The Medication Adherence project aims to achieve consensus on messages about medical adherence (if people take medications as prescribed) and an action plan for a sustained public education campaign on medication adherence. Consensus will be sought among representatives of key groups, including clinicians, consumers, insurers, businesses, States, pharmacists, drug manufacturers, and others, to review and promote existing research and tools related to medication safety and adherence. Four focus groups will be conducted.

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National Campaign on Medication Adherence

Description:

The National Campaign on Medication Adherence supports implementation of an action plan by the National Consumers League to educate consumers about the importance of adhering to medications as prescribed.

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Outreach to Academic Health Professional Institutions

Description:

The purpose of this project is to implement the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations into the teaching setting of primary care health professional academic institutions. Primary care health profession students will learn to use the recommendations in both academic settings and clinical practice.

AHRQ resources to be incorporated include:

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Outreach to Health Professional and Education Groups to Implement USPSTF Recommendations

Description:

The purpose of this project is to increase awareness and implementation of USPSTF recommendations and methods among health professional and education groups (students, trainees, and practicing clinicians).

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  • Putting Prevention Into Practice—this course introduces students to the US Preventive Services Task Force, the concepts behind it, and how it can be inserted into patient care through tools like the electronic Preventive Services. The course includes case studies where students are asked to use the ePSS to make decisions on what course of action to take with a patient.
  • For more information, contact Barbara Kass (Barbara.Kass@ahrq.hhs.gov).

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Testing Re-engineered Hospital Discharge (Project RED)

Description:

The purpose of this project is to work with large health systems to implement the AHRQ-funded Project RED (Re-Engineered Hospital Discharge) intervention program and discharge checklist within hospitals while providing necessary technical assistance.

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Testing Re-engineered Hospital Discharge (Project RED) (Phase 2)

Description:

This project continues working with large health systems to implement the AHRQ-funded Project RED (Re-Engineered Hospital Discharge) intervention program and discharge checklist within hospitals while providing necessary technical assistance.

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