Improving Performance in Practice Phase V

Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) is a national effort to improve the quality of care provide by primary care practices for patients with diabetes and asthma and then spreading to other conditions. The effort is led by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) with participation from the boards and specialty societies of Family Medicine and Pediatrics. The proposed project is for implementation of the model in North Carolina and Colorado and spread to two other states. Dr. DeWalt is an integral member of the national quality improvement team that will support the ABMS and the states as they implement the program.

Principal Investigator: Darren DeWalt, Ph.D.

Funding: Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati

Total Project Period: 09/01/2010 – 08/31/2012