QUERI – Quality Enhancement Research Initiative

Go to the HSRD website

Recent citations from the Precision Monitoring QUERI Program

» Return to list of QUERI citations home


  1. Li J, Zhang Y, Myers LJ, Bravata DM. Power calculation in stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial with reduced intervention sustainability effect. Journal of biopharmaceutical statistics. 2019 Jul 18; 1-12.
  2. Bravata DM, Myers LJ, Reeves M, Cheng EM, Baye F, Ofner S, Miech EJ, Damush T, Sico JJ, Zillich A, Phipps M, Williams LS, Chaturvedi S, Johanning J, Yu Z, Perkins AJ, Zhang Y, Arling G. Processes of Care Associated With Risk of Mortality and Recurrent Stroke Among Patients With Transient Ischemic Attack and Nonsevere Ischemic Stroke. JAMA Network Open. 2019 Jul 3; 2(7):e196716.
  3. Keyhani S, Madden E, Cheng EM, Bravata DM, Halm E, Austin PC, Ghasemiesfe M, Abraham AS, Zhang AJ, Johanning JM. Risk Prediction Tools to Improve Patient Selection for Carotid Endarterectomy Among Patients With Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis. JAMA surgery. 2019 Apr 1; 154(4):336-344.
  4. Yakovchenko V, Miech EJ, Gonzalez R, Park A, Chartier M, Ross D, Chinman M, Morgan T, Rogal S. Pinpointing the Specific Implementation Strategies that Matter Most For Increasing HCV Treatment: An Applied Use of Comparative Configurational Methods. [Abstract]. Implementation science : IS. 2019 Mar 25; 14(Suppl 1):878.
  5. Miech EJ, Yakovchenko V. Implementation Strategies for HCV Treatment that Distinguish Higher-Performing VA Facilities: An Applied Use of Configurational Comparative Methods. QUERI Implementation Network [Cyberseminar]. HSR&D QUERI. 2019 Mar 7.
  6. Bravata DM, Coffing JM, Kansagara D, Myers J, Murphy L, Homoya BJ, Perkins AJ, Snow K, Quin JA, Zhang Y, Myers LJ. Association Between Antithrombotic Medication Use After Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement and Outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration System. JAMA surgery. 2019 Feb 20; 154(2):e184679.
  7. Miech EJ, Rattray NA, Bravata DM, Homoya BJ, Myers J, Damush TM. The prospectively-reported implementation update and score (PRIUS): a new method for capturing implementation-related developments over time. BMC health services research. 2019 Feb 14; 19(1):124.
  8. Anderson JA, Schlamb L, Martini S, Plue LD, Williams LS, Martin H, Dhaliwal N, Lyerly M, Graham G. Effects of VA National Telestroke Program Implementation Training. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2019 Feb 1; 50(Suppl 1):AWP371.
  9. Levine D, Perkins A, Sico J, Myers L, Phipps M, Zhang Y, Ferguson J, Bravata DM. Temporal Variation in Facility Performance of Process Measures After Transient Ischemic Attack in the Veterans Health Administration: Predictors and Association With Ischemic Stroke Incidence. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2019 Feb 1; 50(Suppl 1):WP361.
  10. Lyerly MJ, Martin H, Plue LD, Anderson JA, Damush TM, Graham G, Martini S, Williams LS. Patient Perceptions of Remotely Delivered Acute Stroke Care. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2019 Feb 1; 50(Suppl 1):TMP63.
  11. Martini SR, Anderson JA, Murphy K, Plue L, Martin H, Williams LS, Graham G. Veterans Administration National Telestroke Program: A Distributed Hub System of Acute Stroke Care. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2019 Feb 1; 50(Suppl 1):WP328.
  12. Sico J, Hu X, Ofner S, Baye F, Dearborn J, Concato J, Myers L, Bravata DM. Association Between Statin Utilization and Short- and Long-term Mortality Among Patients With TIA and Ischemic Stroke. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2019 Feb 1; 50(Suppl 1):WP514.
  13. Williams LS, Patel H, Martin H, Rattray NA, Miech EJ, Savoy A, Graham G, Martini J, Anderson JA, Damush TM. Effective Communication and Engagement Cultivates Teamwork Among Virtual Telestroke Providers. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2019 Feb 1; 50(Suppl 1):ATP384.
  14. Homoya BJ, Damush TM, Sico JJ, Miech EJ, Arling GW, Myers LJ, Ferguson JB, Phipps MS, Cheng EM, Bravata DM. Uncertainty as a Key Influence in the Decision To Admit Patients with Transient Ischemic Attack. Journal of general internal medicine. 2018 Nov 27.
  15. Bravata DM, Damush TM, Rattray NA, Miech EJ. Two-Tiered External Facilitation: An Implementation Strategy for Successful Uptake of a VA Telesleep Program. QUERI Implementation Network [Cyberseminar]. QUERI. 2018 Oct 4.
  16. Korenstein D, Chimonas S, Barrow B, Keyhani S, Troy A, Lipitz-Snyderman A. Development of a Conceptual Map of Negative Consequences for Patients of Overuse of Medical Tests and Treatments. JAMA internal medicine. 2018 Oct 1; 178(10):1401-1407.
  17. Flanagan ME, Plue L, Miller KK, Schmid AA, Myers L, Graham G, Miech EJ, Williams LS, Damush TM. A qualitative study of clinical champions in context: Clinical champions across three levels of acute care. SAGE open medicine. 2018 Aug 1; 6(1):2050312118792426.
  18. Miech EJ, Damush TM. The Site Implementation Progress Report (SIPREP): A New VA Operations-Facing "Product". Implementation Facilitation Learning Collaborative Call [Cyberseminar]. QUERI. 2018 Jun 6.
  19. Sico JJ, Baye F, Myers LJ, Concato J, Ferguson J, Cheng EM, Jadbabaie F, Yu Z, Arling G, Zillich AJ, Reeves MJ, Williams LS, Bravata DM. Receipt of cardiac screening does not influence 1-year post-cerebrovascular event mortality. Neurology. Clinical practice. 2018 Jun 1; 8(3):192-200.
  20. Kansagara D, Papak J, Bravata DM, Quin J, Zenati M. Comparing Antithrombotic Strategies after Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review. HSR&D Cyberseminars [Cyberseminar]. HSR&D. 2018 May 21.
  21. Miech EJ, Rattray NA, Flanagan ME, Damschroder L, Schmid AA, Damush TM. Inside help: An integrative review of champions in healthcare-related implementation. SAGE open medicine. 2018 May 17; 6:2050312118773261.
  22. Homoya B, Damush TM, Sico JJ, Miech EJ, Arling GW, Ferguson J, Phipps MS, Cheng EM, Bravata DM. Uncertainty: A Key Influence in the Decision to Admit Patients With Transient Ischemic Attack. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2018 Apr 8; 48(suppl 1):AWP320.
  23. Anderson T, Madden E, Zhang SJ, Mowery D, Chapman W, Keyhani S. Trends in Carotid Imaging in the VA Health System Following Choosing Wisely: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes. 2018 Apr 1; 11(Suppl 1):A192.
  24. Bravata DM, Myers LJ, Arling G, Miech EJ, Damush T, Sico JJ, Phipps MS, Zillich AJ, Yu Z, Reeves M, Williams LS, Johanning J, Chaturvedi S, Baye F, Ofner S, Austin C, Ferguson J, Graham GD, Rhude R, Kessler CS, Higgins DS, Cheng E. Quality of Care for Veterans With Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Stroke. JAMA neurology. 2018 Apr 1; 75(4):419-427.
  25. Chen CX, Kroenke K, Stump TE, Kean J, Carpenter JS, Krebs EE, Bair MJ, Damush TM, Monahan PO. Estimating minimally important differences for the PROMIS pain interference scales: results from 3 randomized clinical trials. Pain. 2018 Apr 1; 159(4):775-782.
  26. Bravata DM. Quality of Care for Veterans with Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) and Minor Stroke: The Key Role of Emergency Medicine. VA Emergency Medicine Community of Practice Monthly Conference [Cyberseminar]. VA Emergency Medicine. 2018 Mar 13.
  27. Kohok DD, Sico JJ, Baye F, Myers L, Coffing J, Kamalesh M, Bravata DM. Post-stroke hypertension control and receipt of health care services among veterans. Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 2018 Feb 4; 20(2):382-387.
  28. Damush TM, Mackey J, Saha C, Slaven J, Myers L, Lincoln F, Nicholas G, Blackwell L, Fleck JD, Thomas K, Ivan C, Williams LS. Stroke Self-management Effectiveness Trial. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2018 Jan 22; 49(Suppl 1):TMP46.
  29. Williams LS, Clark DO, Myers L, Daggy J, Baye F, Martin H, Blackwell L, Snow K, Teal E, Damush TM. Abstract WMP88 Comparing Behavioral Principles in Mailed Messages to Activate Patients at High Risk for Stroke. [Abstract]. Stroke. 2018 Jan 22; 49(Suppl 1):AWMP88.
  30. Bravata DM, Daggy J, Brosch J, Sico JJ, Baye F, Myers LJ, Roumie CL, Cheng E, Coffing J, Arling G. Comparison of Risk Factor Control in the Year After Discharge for Ischemic Stroke Versus Acute Myocardial Infarction. Stroke. 2018 Feb 1; 49(2):296-303.
  31. Bravata DM, Coffing JM, Kangsagara D, Myers J, Homoya B, Snow K, Zhang Y, Myers L. Antithrombotic Use in the Year After Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve Replacement in the Veterans Health Administration System. VA ESP Project #05-225. Health Services Research and Development; 2017 Dec 1. 17 p.
  32. Damush TM, Miech EJ, Sico JJ, Phipps MS, Arling G, Ferguson J, Austin C, Myers L, Baye F, Luckhurst C, Keating AB, Moran E, Bravata DM. Barriers and facilitators to provide quality TIA care in the Veterans Healthcare Administration. Neurology. 2017 Dec 12; 89(24):2422-2430.
  33. Bravata DM, Lightner N, Yaggi HK, Miech EJ. Economic Assessment of 4 Approaches to the Diagnosis and Initial Treatment of Sleep Apnea. Respiratory Care. 2018 Jan 1; 63(1):50-61.
  34. Bravata DM, Myers LJ, Cheng E, Reeves M, Baye F, Yu Z, Damush T, Miech EJ, Sico J, Phipps M, Zillich A, Johanning J, Chaturvedi S, Austin C, Ferguson J, Maryfield B, Snow K, Ofner S, Graham G, Rhude R, Williams LS, Arling G. Development and Validation of Electronic Quality Measures to Assess Care for Patients With Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Ischemic Stroke. Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes. 2017 Sep 1; 10(9).
  35. Rattray NA, Damush TM, Luckhurst C, Bauer-Martinez CJ, Homoya BJ, Miech EJ. Prime movers: Advanced practice professionals in the role of stroke coordinator. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. 2017 Jul 1; 29(7):392-402.
  36. Miech EJ, Damush TM, Rattray NA, Myers J, Homoya B. The Participant-Reported Implementation Update and Score (PRIUS): a new method for capturing implementation-related developments over time. [Abstract]. Implementation Science. 2017 Apr 20; 12(Suppl 1):48.
  37. Damush TM, Mackey J, Thomas K, Saha C, Slaven J, Lincoln F, Fleck JD, Myers L, Ivan C, Williams LS. Self-Efficacy to Manage Health After Stroke is Related to Quality of Life. [Abstract]. Circulation. 2017 Mar 7; 135(Suppl 1):AP331.
  38. Damush TM, Lincoln F, Saha C, Slaven J, Myers L, Mackey J, Williams LS. Antidepressant Usage at Time of Stroke is Related to Better Mental Functioning. [Abstract]. Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. 2017 Mar 1; 51(Suppl 1):S503.
  39. Bravata DM, Myers L, Reeves M, Cheng EM, Baye F, Ofner S, Miech EJ, Damush TM, Sico JJ, Zillich A, Phipps MS, Williams LS, Chaturvedi S, Johanning J, Ferguson J, Yu Z, Arling G. Processes of Care that are Associated With Reduced Risk of Recurrent Vascular Events Among Patients With a Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Stroke. Paper presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2017 Feb 23; Houston, TX.
  40. Sico JJ, Miech EJ, Damush TM, Keating AB, Arling G, Phipps MS, Bravata DM. The Influence of Contextual Factors on Gaps in Hypertension Management for Veterans with TIA/Minor Stroke. Poster session presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2017 Feb 23; Houston, TX.
  41. Williams LS. Secondary Stroke Prevention Interventions. Paper presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2017 Feb 23; Houston, TX.
  42. Homoya B, Damush TM, Sico JJ, Miech EJ, Arling G, Ferguson J, Phipps MS, Cheng EM, Bravata DM. Uncertainly: A Key Influence in the Decision to Admit Patients with Transient Ischemic Attack. Poster session presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2017 Feb 22; Houston, TX.
  43. Bravata DM, Myers L, Reeves M, Cheng EM, Baye F, Ofner S, Miech EJ, Damush TM, Sico JJ, Zillich A, Phipps M, Williams LS, Chaturvedi S, Johanning J, Ferguson J, Yu Z, Arling G. Processes of Care that are Associated With Reduced Risk of Recurrent Vascular Events Among Patients With a Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Stroke. [Abstract]. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation. 2017 Feb 1; 48(1):A162.
  44. Chaturvedi S, Ofner S, Baye F, Myers LJ, Phipps M, Sico JJ, Damush T, Miech E, Reeves M, Johanning J, Williams LS, Arling G, Cheng E, Yu Z, Bravata D. Have clinicians adopted the use of brain MRI for patients with TIA and minor stroke? Neurology. 2017 Jan 17; 88(3):237-244.
  45. Miech EJ, Damush TM, Rattray NA, Myers J, Homoya B. The Participant-Reported Implementation Update and Score (PRIUS): A New Method for Capturing Implementation-Related Developments over Time. Poster session presented at: National Institutes of Health / AcademyHealth Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation; 2016 Dec 14; Washington, DC.
  46. Damush TM. Implementation Strategies: Specifying and Reporting. QUERI Implementation Network [Cyberseminar]. VA HSR&D. 2016 Oct 6.
  47. Bravata DM, Cushman W, Graham G, Kansagara D, Weiss J. Benefits and Harms of Treating Blood Pressure in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Spotlight on Evidence-based Synthesis Program [Cyberseminar]. VA HSR&D. 2016 Oct 5.
  48. Bravata DM, Lenet A, Guenther D, Ferguson J, Stahl SM, Lightner N, Aichinger J, Miech EJ. Lessons in population health from the Indiana Telemonitoring to Optimize Use of CPAP at Home (IN-TOUCH) program. Paper presented at: VA Rural Health State of the Science Conference; 2016 Sep 12; Washington, DC.
  49. Damush TM, Myers L, Anderson JA, Yu Z, Ofner S, Nicholas G, Kimmel B, Schmid AA, Kent T, Williams LS. The effect of a locally adapted, secondary stroke risk factor self-management program on medication adherence among veterans with stroke/TIA. Translational behavioral medicine. 2016 Sep 1; 6(3):457-68.
  50. Kilbourne A, Sales A, Kirchner J, Rubenstein LV, Damush TM. Session - So you Have an Effective Intervention- Now What? Applying Implementation Strategies to Support Adoption of Evidence-Based Practices Presentation - Implementation strategies: What about tools and toolkits. Paper presented at: AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; 2016 Jun 26; Boston, MA.
  51. Miech EJ. Inside Help: A systematic review of champions in healthcare-related implementation. QUERI Implementation Network [Cyberseminar]. QUERI. 2016 Jun 2.
  52. Lewis C, Darnell D, Kerns S, Miech EJ. Applying the consolidated framework from implementation research constructs directly to qualitative data: The power of implementation science in action. [Abstract]. Implementation science : IS. 2016 Jun 1; 11(85):A16.
  53. Mowery DL, Chapman BE, Conway M, South BR, Madden E, Keyhani S, Chapman WW. Extracting a stroke phenotype risk factor from Veteran Health Administration clinical reports: an information content analysis. Journal of biomedical semantics. 2016 May 10; 7:26.
  54. Keyhani S, Cheng EM, Naseri A, Halm EA, Williams LS, Johanning J, Madden E, Rofagha S, Woodbridge A, Abraham A, Ahn R, Saba S, Eilkhani E, Hebert P, Bravata DM. Common Reasons That Asymptomatic Patients Who Are 65 Years and Older Receive Carotid Imaging. JAMA internal medicine. 2016 May 1; 176(5):626-33.
  55. Phipps MS, Fahner J, Sager D, Coffing J, Maryfield B, Williams LS. Validation of Stroke Meaningful Use Measures in a National Electronic Health Record System. Journal of general internal medicine. 2016 Apr 1; 31 Suppl 1:46-52.
  56. Chaturvedi S, Ofner S, Baye F, Phipps M, Sico JJ, Damush TM, Miech EJ, Reeves M, Johanning J, Williams LS, Bravata DM. Have clinicians adopted the use of brain MRI for patients with TIA and minor stroke? Poster session presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2016 Feb 18; Los Angeles, CA.
  57. Damush TM, Miech EJ, Sico JJ, Phipps M, Arling G, Myers L, Ferguson J, Austin CC, Bravata DM. Stroke Nurse Coordinators: Role of transient ischemic attack (TIA) care in the national Veterans health administration. Poster session presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2016 Feb 18; Los Angeles, CA.
  58. Sico JJ, Baye F, Myers L, Concato J, Williams LS, Bravata DM. Cardiac screening does not improve one-year mortality among patients with cerebrovascular disease. Poster session presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2016 Feb 18; Los Angeles, CA.
  59. Sico JJ, Ofner S, Baye F, Concato J, Zillich AJ, Reeves M, Cheng E, Phipps MS, Arling G, Johanning J, Chaturvedi S, Williams LS, Bravata DM. Intensification of Statin Treatment is Associated with Improved Mortality Among Patients with TIA and Ischemic Stroke. Poster session presented at: American Heart Association / American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference; 2016 Feb 18; Los Angeles, CA.
  60. Chaturvedi S, Ofner S, Baye F, Phipps M, Sico JJ, Damush TM, Miech EJ, Reeves M, Johanning J, Williams LS, Bravata DM. Have clinicians adopted the use of brain MRI for patients with TIA and minor stroke? [Abstract]. Stroke. 2016 Feb 1; 47(Suppl 1):ATP212.
  61. Damush TM, Miech EJ, Sico JJ, Phipps M, Arling G, Myers L, Ferguson J, Austin CC, Bravata DM. Stroke Nurse Coordinators: Role in Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Care in the National Veterans Healthcare Administration. [Abstract]. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation. 2016 Feb 1; 47(Suppl 1):ATP402.
  62. Sico JJ, Baye F, Myers L, Concato J, Williams LS, Bravata DM. Cardiac Screening Does Not Improve One-year Mortality Among Patients with Cerebrovascular Disease. [Abstract]. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation. 2016 Feb 1; 47(Suppl 1):ATP165.
  63. Sico JJ, Ofner S, Baye F, Concato J, Zillich AJ, Reeves M, Cheng E, Phipps MS, Arling G, Johanning J, Chaturvedi S, Williams LS, Bravata DM. Intensification of Statin Treatment is Associated with Improved Mortality Among Patients with TIA and Ischemic Stroke. [Abstract]. Stroke; A Journal of Cerebral Circulation. 2016 Feb 1; 47(Suppl 1):TP175.
  64. Damschroder L, Miech EJ. Qualitative Comparative Analysis and Implementation Research: An Introduction. QUERI Implementation Network [Cyberseminar]. QUERI. 2016 Jan 7.
  65. Sico JJ, Miech EJ, Keating AB, Damush TM, Bravata DM. The influence of context on gaps in care delivery: post-event hypertension management for Veterans with TIA and minor stroke. Poster session presented at: National Institutes of Health / AcademyHealth Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation; 2015 Dec 15; Washington, DC.