QUERI – Quality Enhancement Research Initiative

Optimization of Healthcare Resources

Focusing and aligning resources to enhance efficiency and maximize safety

Optimizing health care resources that address Veterans' complex needs requires more effective and efficient coordination within and across VA and community providers. In partnership with multi-level stakeholders, QUERI is deploying and evaluating implementation and quality improvement strategies to optimize the use of health care resources across VA.

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.

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.