Pronovost Slide19

It Is Time To Get Serious about the Science of Healthcare Delivery

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

How Might We Move Forward?

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  • Develop program to reduce major causes of preventable death:
    • VAP [ventilator-associated pneumonia], DVT/PE [deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism], Pressure Ulcer, Diagnostic error, Teamwork.
    • Pipeline phase 1, 2, 3.
  • Support interdisciplinary teams to do "basic research":
    • Mixing Bowl.
    • Develop theory, logic models, methods for QI [quality improvement] and evaluation.
  • Create SEC to produce measures, report disparities.
  • Build capacity in training schools and provider organizations.
  • Encourage systems integration.
  • Develop behavioral markers of teamwork.
  • Create healthcare CAST.
  • Explore peer to peer review (WANO).

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Internet Citation: Pronovost Slide19: It Is Time To Get Serious about the Science of Healthcare Delivery. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-04-nac/pronovost/slide19.html