QUERI National Meeting Connecting Research and Patient Care David Atkins, MD, MPH Director, QUERI Phoenix, AZ
Housekeeping • Agenda and hotel map in your packets • Staff at registration desk – BLUE ribbons • Poster session tonight at 5:45 in Phoenix Ballroom • Exhibits and job board
QUERI at 10 • Looking back • What have we learned? • Looking forward • Where should VHA be 10 years from now? • How can QUERI help it get there?
VISN Director QMO CMO Directive From Headquarters
Connecting Research to Operations • How can we ensure our objectives and activities are aligned? • How can we best interact? • How do measure and reward effective partnership?
“If we want more evidence-based practice, we need to create more practice-based evidence.”Larry Green, UCSF