Primary care transformation: Winding Waters' remarkable journey
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:07am
Set at the foot of eastern Oregon’s Wallowa Mountains and surrounded by 2.3 million acres of national forest, Winding Waters Clinic is a nationally recognized leader in health care transformation. But just a few years ago, their physicians faced a familiar challenge: how to keep their private rural practice open.
Small changes, better numbers: Success with blood pressure
Mon, 10/03/2016 - 12:54pm
Where do you start, with quality improvement work? How do you choose a place to begin? In what ways can you know if what you're trying is successful? This thoughtful piece describes just how one Oregon coast primary care clinic approached their quest to provide better cardiovascular care.
ABCS saves lives: 4 steps to help you use the metrics in your practice
Fri, 04/29/2016 - 7:24am
Research shows that using the ABCS measures is a powerful way to prevent deaths from cardiac-related conditions. Here are four practical steps you can take to work ABCS into your practice’s day-to-day care.
Not just alphabet soup: 4 ABCS to improve your patients’ heart health
Fri, 02/26/2016 - 2:11pm
If 70 percent of patients with high blood pressure were treated according to ABCS cardiovascular risk guidelines, 46,000 lives could be saved each year. Learn how to implement ABCS in your practice in a free webinar this April.
Healthy Hearts Northwest: Better care for your patients, MOC credit for you
Tue, 09/29/2015 - 6:30am
Healthier patients and happier docs: now it’s possible with Healthy Hearts Northwest. Healthy Hearts Northwest is a three-year initiative to help primary care practices in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho achieve better heart health outcomes, earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit, and leverage quality improvement support from skilled coaches.