Somava Stout, MD

Reform in Action: Improving Quality in Medical Offices

Quality improvement efforts can help clinicians improve care delivery and practice efficiency. RWJF is working to help doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals systemically improve the quality of care they deliver.

Providers nearly 3x as likely to adopt evidence-based guidelines when supported by practice coach

Five Facts About Ambulatory Quality Improvement

Five Facts About Ambulatory Quality Improvement

In our health care system, patients receive outpatient, or ambulatory, care at their primary
doctor’s office and clinics—and inpatient care at hospitals. As the health care system and Americans’ overall health has altered, the need to focus on improving the quality of care in these primary settings has become more urgent.

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Five Things Primary Care Providers Can Do to Improve Quality

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Patients receive outpatient, or ambulatory care at their primary doctor's office and clinics. As the health care system and Americans' overall health has altered, the need to focus on improving the quality of care in these primary settings has become more urgent.

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The Promise of Practice Coaching

The Promise of Practice Coaching

The Promise of Practice Coaching

The Promise of Practice Coaching

In communities nationwide, AF4Q alliances are developing interventions and pilot-testing techniques to improve the way ambulatory care is delivered.

In communities nationwide, AF4Q alliances are developing interventions and pilot-testing techniques to improve the way ambulatory care is delivered.

The Promise of Practice Coaching

In communities nationwide, AF4Q alliances are developing interventions and pilot-testing techniques to improve the way ambulatory care is delivered.

Susan Mende, senior program officer, talks about what ambulatory care is, the quality challenge it faces, and how RWJF's Aligning Forces for Quality initiative is working with health care providers to improve it.

Susan Mende, Senior Program Officer, talks about what ambulatory care is, the quality challenge it faces, and how RWJF's Aligning Forces for Quality initiative is working with health care providers to improve it.

Susan Mende, senior program officer, talks about what ambulatory care is, the quality challenge it faces, and how RWJF's Aligning Forces for Quality initiative is working with health care providers to improve it.

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