12:30 pm

What we know and don’t know about effective quality improvement (QI) strategies: Developing agendas for research/evaluation and spread

  • Identify three high-priority, effective QI strategies as basis for developing a spread agenda

  • Identify three high-priority, unanswered questions about QI strategies as basis for developing a research/evaluation agenda

1:30 pm

Spread and implementation of quality improvement research findings


  • Spread and implementation of research findings


  • Paul Wallace, Kaiser Permanente

  • David Pryor, Aetna


  • Research


  • William Rouse, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Newton Margulies, University of California, Irvine


  • Other observers


  • Guenter Risse, University of Washington

3:15 pm


3:30 pm

Breakout groups (discuss what we need to know)


  • Spread and implementation of research findings


  • Strategies for change in various settings

  • Accounting for context


  • Moderator: Andrea Kabcenell, Institute for Healthcare Improvement


  • Research


  • How to get new methods accepted

  • Strengthen research methods


  • Moderator: Marita Titler, University of Iowa

4:45 pm

Reconvene with larger group

  • Report answers

  • Discussion

5:30 pm


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