Mary C Ruhe
Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
- Appreciative Inquiry for quality improvement in primary care practicesMary C Ruhe
Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 20:37-48. 2011..Appreciative inquiry enables the discovery of shared motivations, envisioning a transformed future, and learning around the implementation of a change process...
- Facilitating practice change: lessons from the STEP-UP clinical trialMary C Ruhe
Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 7136, USA
Prev Med 40:729-34. 2005..However, the process by which practice change can be facilitated has not been well described...
- A systematic approach to practice assessment and quality improvement intervention tailoringMary C Ruhe
Department of Family Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 18:268-77. 2009..Using the empirically developed Practice Change Model (PCM), we identify and describe assessment and tailoring activities with potential to enhance the fit between proposed interventions and practice settings...
- A practice change model for quality improvement in primary care practiceDeborah Cohen
Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
J Healthc Manag 49:155-68; discussion 169-70. 2004..Interventions that are based on understanding the four key elements and their interrelationships can yield sustainable quality improvements in primary care practice...
- Measuring practice capacity for change: a tool for guiding quality improvement in primary care settingsSarah N Bobiak
Departments of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 18:278-84. 2009..We report on the development and psychometric properties of a quantitative measure of capacity for change for use in primary care settings...
- An appreciative inquiry approach to practice improvement and transformative change in health care settingsCaroline A Carter
Department of Family Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 16:194-204. 2007..New approaches such as AI have the potential to transform practices, improve patient care, and enhance individual and group motivation by changing the way participants think about, approach, and envision the future...