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Table 3 EBQI-PCMH fidelity for across-site, topic-focused workgroups

From: Assessing fidelity to evidence-based quality improvement as an implementation strategy for patient-centered medical home transformation in the Veterans Health Administration

  WG 1 WG 2 WG 3 WG 4 WG 5 WG 6 WG 7
Leadership and frontlines (e.g., top-down, bottom-up) priority-setting process for focusing QI efforts
 Sum number QI projects proposed + approved Med Low Med Med Low Low Low
Ongoing technical expertise and coaching/mentoring in QI methods by health services researchers, delivered through a QI collaborative
 Bi-weekly QI collaborative calls with representation None None None None None None None
 Number of representatives attending learning sessions Med Low High Med Med Med Low
Use of data and evidence to inform QI efforts
 Reported using evidence/data to ID problem and track progress** High NA High Low NA NA NA
EBQI-PCMH change mechanism: implementation and spread of locally developed and initiated QI projects
 Number of final reports + toolkits completed Low None Med Med None None None
  1. **NA in this row indicates the workgroup had no approved projects