Using theory and evidence to guide the use of educational outreach to improve patient care
American Journal of Medical Quality, 05/16/2012
Van Hoof TJ et al. – This article describes the contribution that diffusion of innovations theory and evidence–based continuing education practices can make toward standardizing a set of characteristics to guide quality improvement (QI) and research efforts using educational outreach. The article offers a set of characteristics and describes the implications of the set for research and QI efforts.