Knowledge Transfer Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (KT IDIQ) Meeting

Review of Key Information

This is a slide presentation of a webinar made on March 6, 2014.

March 2014

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Knowledge Transfer Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (KT IDIQ) Meeting

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Review of Key Information

March 2014

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Agenda

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  • Welcome and Introductions
  • OCKT Goals and Objectives
  • Purpose/Structure of the IDIQ
  • Contractor Presentations
  • General Discussion

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OCKT Goals and Objectives

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  • Promote strategic approach to communicating information to internal and external customers.
  • Develop and manage programs for disseminating and implementing the results of Agency research and related products, tools, and resources.
  • Help AHRQ achieve its mission by supporting AHRQ and priority areas of focus, which include:
    1. Improving health care quality by accelerating the implementation of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
    2. Making health care safer.
    3. Increasing accessibility by evaluating health insurance coverage expansions.
    4. Improving health care affordability, efficiency, and transparency.

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Purpose of KT IDIQ Contract

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  • Continue to facilitate and accelerate dissemination and implementation of AHRQ's evidence-based research, products, and tools.
  • Focus on two-way information exchange between AHRQ and target audiences.
  • Projects to reflect AHRQ priorities.

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Structure of KT IDIQ Contract

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  • Small business set-aside.
  • 6 contractors selected:
    • AFYA, Inc.
    • Atlas Research
    • Crosby Marketing Communications
    • Hayes, Inc.
    • PRIME Education, Inc.
    • Reingold
  • $150,000,000 ceiling over 5 years (2012-2017).

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KT Project Structure

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Image showing flowchart of the project structure. Formative Research and Planning leads to Tools/Materials Development with both of them leading to Implementation. Implementation goes back and forth between Evaluation/Feedback.

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Research and Planning

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  • Formative Research: 
    • Literature reviews; environmental scans; Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analyses; media usage and content analyses; audience analyses.
  • Strategic KT planning:
    • Based on formative research.
    • Who the audience is; how we will reach them; what tools they need; how tools will be developed and implemented.

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Tools and Materials Development

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  • Creative or scientific writing.
  • Accredited continuing education.
  • Language translations or adaptations.
  • Educational or training materials.
  • Training sessions/ workshops.
  • Web sites, products, tools, and apps.
  • Exhibits or sessions at meetings.

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Implementation

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Strategies

Media outreach, marketing to target audiences, partnership development, learning networks, technical assistance, one-on-one educational outreach.

Tactics

Teleconferences, web conferences, workshops, conferences, accredited continuing education, symposia, forums, electronic networking, exhibits, paid media, or other innovative methods.

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Evaluation/Feedback

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  • Develop and collect metrics for evaluating both short- and long-term impact of tools and materials. 
    • Materials disseminated.
    • Website hits.
    • Dissemination partnerships developed and maintained.
    • Media placements and the dollar values of these placements.
    • Metrics/information regarding clinician and consumer behavior change.
    • Case studies of use and implementation.

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Current Projects Underway

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  • Educating the Educators: Developing PCOR Tools for the People Who Educate Consumers, Patients, and Caregivers.
  • Integrating PCOR into Clinical Decision Support Systems.
  • Implementing AHRQ Tools for Nurses to Improve Quality of Care.
  • TeamSTEPPS Online.
  • Continuation of CE/CME Modules (maintaining certification and accreditation of some existing modules).
  • Continuing Education of Comparative Effectiveness Research (creation of new modules with certification and accreditation).

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KT IDIQ on the Web

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Screen shot of the AHRQ Knowledge Transfer Program Web page.

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Role of OCKT Staff in KT Projects

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  • Strategy development.
  • Project guidance and oversight.
  • Liaison with program staff, researchers, contractors, and others.

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Questions????

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Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Knowledge Transfer Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (KT IDIQ) Meeting: Review of Key Information. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/ktidiq/ktidiqwebinarslides.html