Publication of this article was supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) through contract No. HHSA290201200019I, grant No. R01 HS023940.
The Annals of Family
Health care delivery
Improving primary care quality is a national priority, but little is known about the extent to which small to medium-size practices use quality improvement (QI) strategies to improve care. We examined variations in use of QI strategies among 1,181 small to medium-size primary care practices engaged in a national initiative spanning 12 US states to improve quality of care for heart health and assessed factors associated with those variations.
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Balasubramanian, B. A., Marino, M., Cohen, D. J., Ward, R. L., Preston, A., Springer, R. J., ... & Miller, W. L. (2018). Use of Quality Improvement Strategies Among Small to Medium-Size US Primary Care Practices. The Annals of Family Medicine, 16(Suppl 1), S35-S43.