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  Volume 23, Number 3, August 2012, Supplement

Table of Contents

Evidence for Informing the Next Generation of Quality Improvement Initiatives: Models, Methods, Measures, and Outcomes

Foreword from Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

p. 1 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0129

Foreword from Associate Administrators of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

p. 2 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0133

HRSA and NIH Guest Editors’ Preface

p. 3 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0137

Progress Toward Reaching Better Health and Providing More Affordable Care for Vulnerable Populations

pp. 4-10 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0141

Part I: Models and Methods


Redesigning the System from the Bottom Up: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Federal Quality Improvement Collaboratives

pp. 11-20 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0145

The Healthy Weight Collaborative: Quality Improvement Methods Promoting Healthy Weight

pp. 21-33 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0124

Hemoglobinopathy Learning Collaborative: Using Quality Improvement (QI) to Achieve Equity in Health Care Quality, Coordination, and Outcomes for Sickle Cell Disease

pp. 34-48 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0127

Original Papers

Chronic Care Model Implementation for Cancer Screening and Follow-up in Community Health Centers

pp. 49-66 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0131

Improved Quality of HIV Care over Time among Participants in a National Quality Improvement Initiative

pp. 67-80 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0135

Retention: Building a Patient-Centered Medical Home in HIV Primary Care through PUFF (Patients Unable to Follow-up Found)

pp. 81-95 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0139

Reports from the Field

The Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Collaborative: Improving Medication Use Systems for the Underserved

pp. 96-102 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0143

Urban Health and Primary Care at Johns Hopkins: Urban Primary Care Medical Home Resident Training Programs

pp. 103-113 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0123

Interprofessional Collaborative Model for Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services to Improve Health Care Access and Quality for Underserved Populations

pp. 114-124 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0126

Brief Communication

Geographic Proximity of HRSA, VA, and DOD Clinics: Opportunities for Interagency Collaboration to Improve Quality

pp. 125-135 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0130

Part II: Measures and Outcomes

Literature review

Electronic Health Records Improve the Quality of Care in Underserved Populations: A Literature Review

pp. 136-153 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0134

Original Papers

Improving Care for Depression: Performance Measures, Outcomes and Insights from the Health Disparities Collaboratives

pp. 154-173 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0138

Evaluation of Regional HIV Provider Quality Groups to Improve Care for People Living with HIV Served in the United States

pp. 174-192 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0142

Disease Management of Early Childhood Caries: Results of a Pilot Quality Improvement Project

pp. 193-209 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0122

Lessons Learned from a Quality Improvement Intervention with Homeless Veteran Services

pp. 210-224 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0125


National Performance Measures within a Changing Environment: How a Federal Agency Developed and Improved the Measurement for HIV Care and Treatment

pp. 225-235 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0128

Reports from the Field

Collaborative Development of a Randomized Study to Adapt a Diabetes Quality Improvement Initiative for Federally Qualified Health Centers

pp. 236-246 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0132

Preventing Diabetes among Fair Haven Families: A Community-Based Approach to Quality Improvement

pp. 247-254 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0136

An Investigation of Asthma Care Best Practices in a Community Health Center

pp. 255-264 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0140

Brief Communication

Safe Sobering: San Francisco’s Approach to Chronic Public Inebriation

pp. 265-270 | DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0144

Research Areas


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