Quality Improvement Literature

Frankowski BL, Keating K, Rexroad A, Delaney T, McEwing SM, Wasko N, Lynn S, Shaw J. Community collaboration: concurrent physician and schools nurse education and cooperation increases the use of asthma action plans. Journal of School Health 2006; 76(6): 303-306.

Homer CJ, Forbes O, Horvitz L, Peterson LE, Wypij D, Heinrich P. Impact of a quality improvement program on care and outcomes for children with asthma. Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine 2005; 159: 464-469.

Homer CJ, Horvitz L, Heinrich P, Forbes P, Lesneski C, and Phillips J. Improving care for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: assessing the impact of self-assessment and targeted training on practice performance. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2004; 4(5): 436-441.

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Horbar JD, Rogowski J, Plsek, PE, Delmore, P, Edwards WH, Hocker J, Kantak AD, Lewallen P, Lewis W, Lewit E, McCarroll CJ, Mujsce D, Payne NR, Shiono P, Soll RF, Leahy K, Carpenter JH for the NICHQ Project Investigators of the Vermont Oxford Network. Collaborative quality improvement for neonatal intensive care. Pediatrics 2001; 107(1): 14-22.

Judge KAH, Zahn D, Lustbader NJ, Thomas S, Ramjohn D. Chin M. Factors contributing to sustaining and spreading learning collaborative improvements. Qualitative Research Study Findings by the Primary Care Development Corporation. December 2007.

Klein JD, Handwerker L, Sesselberg, TS, Sutter E, Flanagan E, Gawronski B. Measuring the quality of adolescent preventive services of health plan enrollees and school-based health center users. Journal of Adolescent Health 2007; 41:153-160.

Lannon C, Dolins J, Lazorick S, Hamilton Crowe VL, Butts-Dion S, Schoettker PJ. Partnerships for quality project: closing the gap in care of children with ADHD. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2007 Supplement; 33(12):66-74.

Lazorick S, Crowe V, Dolins J and Lannon C. Structured intervention utilizing state professional societies to foster quality improvement in practice. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 2008; 28(3): 131-139.

Mangione-Smith R, DeCristofaro AH, Setodji CM, Keesey J, Klien DJ, Adams JL, Schuster MA, McGlynn EA. The quality of ambulatory care delivered to children in the United States. The New England Journal of Medicine 2007; 357(15): 1515-1523.

Mangione-Smith R, Schonlau M, Chan KS, Keesey J, Rosen M, Louis TA, Keeler E. Measuring the effectiveness of a collaborative for quality improvement in pediatric asthma care: Does implementing the chronic care model improve processes and outcomes of care? Ambulatory Pediatrics 2005; 5(2): 75-82.

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Mercier CE, Barry SE, Paul K, Delaney TV, Horbar JD, Wasserman RC, Berry P, and Shaw JS. Improving newborn preventative services at the birth hospitalization: a collaborative, hospital-based quality improvement project. Pediatrics 2007; 120(3): 481-488.

Mohr JJ, Randolph GD, Laughon MM, and Schaff E. Integrating improvement competencies into residency education: a pilot project from a pediatric continuity clinic. Ambulatory Pediatrics 2003; 3(3): 131-136.

National Academy for State Health Policy. June 2009. State partnerships to improve quality: models and practice from leading states. Jill Rosenthal and Carrie Hanlon.

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Orzer EM, Adams SH, Lustig JL, Gee S, Garber AK, Gardner LR, Rehbein M, Addison L, Irwin CE. Increasing the screening and counseling of adolescents for risky health behaviors: a primary care intervention. Pediatrics 2005; 115:960-968.

Regional Coalition Collaboration Guide. April 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Savitz LA. Managing effective participatory research partnerships. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2007 Suppl; 33(12): 7-15. 

Shafer MAB, Tebb KP, Pantell RH, Wibbelsman CJ, Neuhaus JM, Tipton AC, Brown Kunin S, Ko TH, Schweppe DM, Bergman DA. Effect of a clinical practice improvement intervention on chlamydial screening among adolescent girls. Journal of the American Medical Association 2002; 288(22): 2846-2852.

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Shaw JS, Wasserman RC, Barry S, Delaney T, Duncan P, Davis W and Berry P. Statewide quality improvement outreach improves preventative services for young children. Pediatrics 2006; 118(4): 1039-1047.

Sinn JS, Morrow AL, Finch AB. Improving immunization rates in private pediatric practices through physician leadership. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 1999; 153: 597-603.

Tollen L. April 2008. Physician organization in relation to quality and efficiency of care: a synthesis of recent literature. Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy.

Wagner EH, Glasgow RE, Davis C, Bonomi AE, Provost L, McCulloch D, Carver P, Sixta C. Quality improvement in chronic illness care: A collaborative approach. Journal on Quality Improvement 2001; 27(2): 63-80.

Wroth TH and Boals JC. Application of quality improvement methods in a community practice: the Sandhills Pediatrics Asthma Initiative. North Carolina Medical Journal 2005; 66(3): 218-220.

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Zolotor AJ, Randolph GD, Johnson JK, Wegner S, Edwards L, Powell C, Esporas MH. Effectiveness of a practice-based, multimodal quality improvement intervention for gastroenteritis within a Medicaid Managed Care Network. Pediatrics 2007; 120(3):e644-e650.

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