US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)

US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)

D and/or I:
The focus on dissemination and/or implementation activities. D-only focuses on an active approach of spreading evidence-based interventions to target audience via determined channels using planned strategies. D=I, D>I, and I>D means there is some focus on both dissemination and implementation. I-only focuses on process of putting to use or integrating evidence-based interventions within a setting.


Socio-Ecological Levels:
The level of the framework at which the model operates. Individual includes personal characteristics; Organization includes hospitals, service organizations, and factories; Community includes local government and neighborhoods; System includes hospital systems and government; Policy includes changes in policy.


Number of Times Cited:
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The original publication(s) of the model.

Demakis JG, McQueen L, Kizer KW, Feussner JR. Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI): A collaboration between research and clinical practice. Med Care 2000 Jun;38:I17–25. [PubMed: 10843267] McQueen L, Mittman BS, Demakis JG. Overview of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI). J Am Med Inform Assoc 2004 Sep-Oct; 11:339–43. [PubMed: 15187071] Hagedorn H, Hogan M, Smith JL, Bowman C, Curran GM, Espadas D, et al. Lessons learned about implementing research evidence into clinical practice. Experiences from VA QUERI. J Gen Intern Med 2006 Feb;21 2:S21–4. [PubMed: 16637956]

Citations of studies that have used the model as an outline for their study.

Fleming ES, Perkins J, Easa D, Conde JG, Baker RS, Southerland WM, et al. The role of translational research in addressing health disparities: A conceptual framework. Ethn Dis 2008 Spring;18:S2-155-60.

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