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QUERI – Quality Enhancement Research Initiative

Optimization of Health Care Resources

Focusing and aligning resources to enhance efficiency and maximize safety

Ensuring the efficient use of healthcare resources across the VA enterprise is crucial for achieving the National Academy of Medicine's Quintuple Aim—enhancing population health, improving provider engagement and well-being, enhancing consumer experience, decreasing costs, and ensuring equity and inclusion. QUERI is deploying and evaluating implementation and quality improvement strategies to support modernization and other improvement efforts across VA, in partnership with multi-level stakeholders and guided by the QUERI Implementation Roadmap.

Dynamic Diffusion Network QUERI Program

Dynamic Diffusion Network QUERI Program

Led by George Jackson, Matthew Crowley, Sarah Cutrona, Jason Nieuwsma
Build evidence for how VA can spread complex practices beyond earlier adopters. Learn more.

Evaluation of a National VA Organizational Structure Redesign

Characterization , Evaluation, and Implementation of Innovative Traumatic Brain Injury Intensive Evaluation and Treatment Programs

Led by Jolie Haun, Mary Jo Pugh, Risa Richardson
Promote the uptake of evidence-based assessment, treatment, referral, and case management practices for Veterans with mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Learn more

Innovators Network: Population Factors, Organizational Capacity, Workflow, and Resources (INPOWR)

Innovators Network: Population Factors, Organizational Capacity, Workflow, and Resources (INPOWR)

Led by Sarah Cutrona, George Jackson, Anais Tuepker, Anita Vashi
Increase the impact of VA programs teaching and training innovation-related competencies and creating innovation development pathways. Learn more.

The iNET Story as told by the QUERI INPOWR Evaluation Team (05:00) - This video tells the story of the development of the Innovators Network (iNET) from its earliest days to the present, highlighting leadership, challenges and successes. Created by: QUERI INPOWR Evaluation team in collaboration with Boston Digital Productions.

To view the video inside the VA network, go to https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/227d1895-14a9-49ee-add7-bc173f563bda.

For individuals outside the VA firewall, please go to https://vimeo.com/537831594/7d5ed0c207.

Evaluating Implementation of a National Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training Program

Evaluating Implementation of a National Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training Program

Led by Nilam Soni
Evaluate training of frontline providers to use Point-of-care Ultrasound for procedural and diagnostic applications in support of the VA's commitment to zero harm to patients. Learn more.

FLOW3: DOE Gold Status Practice–Enterprise Wide Diffusion

FLOW3: DOE Gold Status Practice–Enterprise Wide Diffusion

Led by Chelsea Leonard, Michael Ho
Support the implementation of FLOW3, a Diffusion of Excellence Gold Status Practice that standardizes the acquisition of prosthetic limbs within the VA. Learn more.

Evaluation of a National VA Organizational Structure Redesign

Evaluation of a National VA Organizational Structure Redesign

Led by Justin Benzer
Provide timely feedback to guide redesign of the national clinical services organizational structure.

Integrating Rapid Cycle Evaluation to Improve Cerner Implementation

Integrating Rapid Cycle Evaluation to Improve Cerner Implementation

Led by Seppo Rinne, George Sayre
Identify and promote practices that clinical teams can employ to complement Cerner's change management approach. Learn more.

Strengthening Cerner Implementation for Health Professions Trainees to Optimize Learning and Reinforce Veteran Care (SCHOLAR)

Strengthening Cerner Implementation for Health Professions Trainees to Optimize Learning and Reinforce Veteran Care (SCHOLAR)

Led by Seppo Rinne, George Sayre
Support efforts to improve the EHR transition for health professions trainees. Learn more.