This is an evaluation of the AAFP METRIC (Measuring, Evaluating and Translating Research into Care) and AAFP Practice Enhancement Forum (PEF) quality improvement programs that focus on the chronic care model. The goal of this evaluation is to determine whether practices that have participated in PEF and/or one or more METRIC modules have changed practice systems or processes and if changes have affected patient care process measures or intermediate clinical outcomes.
The specific aims of the project are to determine:
This study was conducted from March 2008 through February 2010.
This project is currently closed.
For additional information about this study, please contact:
AAFP National Research Network
“Preliminary Qualitative Results: Evaluation of AAFP METRIC & PEF Quality Improvement Programs”. James M. Galliher, Angela M. Lanigan, Brian K. Manning, Mindy S. Spano. In-house presentation at AAFP, Leawood, KS. Dec 10 2009
This project was funded by a grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies (NY, NY).
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AAFP METRIC with PEF Quality Improvement Program Evaluation