Practice Coach Cullen Conway, MPH talks data with staff from Samaritan Depoe Bay Clinic, Oregon

You’re not alone: Notes from a primary care practice coach

Ever wonder what a practice facilitator can do?  An Oregon-based practice coach talks about ways that he supports primary care clinics in improving quality in their region.

Sky Lakes clinics take QI a step further with the BP call-back card

Learn how a small primary care system in rural Oregon was inspired take the next step after a successful training on proper BP measurement.

A few of our favorite things in primary care

These are a few of our favorite things in primary care

As 2016 winds down, we’re taking a look back at the top five stories published since we launched Implementing Innovations into Practice. Each story provides practical tips your practice can use to improve care and patient health.

Funding Opportunity: Apply for an ABIM Professionalism Challenge Grant

Did you enter the field of medicine out of a commitment to social justice? Have you worked on quality measures and improved the quality of care you provide? Have you improved access in your clinic? Funds are available this year to help you continue your good work.

Staying alive: A survival story from the primary care frontline

Foresight Family Physicians, a small private practice in Colorado, embarked on a continuous improvement mission 10 years ago to survive. Read some of the lessons they have learned on their way to becoming a Level 3 certified patient-centered medical home that has embraced team care.

Improving colon cancer screening rates in a rural health system

One rural health system in Idaho was spread too thin to make a great impact on all of their quality measures. By focusing in on a high-priority measure, they were able to nearly double their colon cancer screening compliance rate. Learn how in this post.

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