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Table IV.1. Preliminary Impacts of PFQ Projects

Level of Impact

PFQ Projects

Large positive effects on practice or strong potential for sustainability or wider diffusion

  • Child Health Corporation of America.
  • International Severity Information Systems.
  • Physician Micro Systems/MUSC.
  • Visiting Nurse Service of New York.

Small positive effects on practice or potential for sustainability or wider diffusion

  • American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • American College of Physicians.
  • American Medical Association.
  • Catholic Healthcare Partners.

Little or no tangible impact but useful lessons if widely disseminated

  • American Hospital Association/HRET.
  • American Medical Directors Association Foundation.
  • Association of California Nurse Leaders.
  • HealthFront.
  • JCAHO (performance measurement component).
  • The Leapfrog Group.
  • Lehigh Valley Health and Hospital Network.
  • Research Triangle Institute.
  • New York State Dept. of Health.

Findings and tools from bioterrorism preparedness projects

  • Altarum Institute.
  • CT Dept. of Public Health/Yale New Haven Health System.
  • JCAHO (bioterrorism preparedness component).
  • Texas A&M University System Health Sciences Center.

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