University of Vermont

College of Medicine

National Improvement Partnership Network (NIPN)


NIPN Member Publications

listed in descending order by date

John T., Morton M., Weissman M., O'Brien E., Hamburger E., Hancock Y., & Moon R.Y. Feasibility of a virtual learning collaborative to implement an obesity QI project in 29 pediatric practices. International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care / ISQua. Feb 11 2014.

Shaw J.S., Norlin C., Gillespie R.J., Weissman M., McGrath J. The national improvement partnership network: state-based partnerships that improve primary care quality. Acad Pediatr. Nov-Dec 2013;13(6 Suppl):S84-94.

AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange. Innovation Profile: State partnership supports quality improvement in pediatric practices, leading to more evidence-based care, better care coordination, and high satisfaction in participating practices. Rockville (MD): 2013 June 06.

Duncan P., Frankowski B., Carey P., Kallock E., Delaney T. , Dixon R. , . . . Shaw, J.S. Improvement in adolescent screening and counseling rates for risk behaviors and developmental tasks. Pediatrics. Oct 1 2012;1:1.

Fu L.Y., Weissman M., McLaren R., Thomas C., Campbell J., Mbafor J., . . . Cora-Bramble D. Improving the quality of immunization delivery to an at-risk population: a comprehensive approach. Pediatrics. Feb 2012;129(2):E496-E503

Norlin C., Crawford M.A., Bell C.T., Sheng X.M., Stein M.T. Delivery of well-child care: a look inside the door. Acad. Pediatr. Jan-Feb 2011;11(1):18-26.

Shaw J.S., Duncan P.M. Providing health supervision to support high-quality primary care: the time is now. Acad. Pediatr. Jan-Feb 2011;11(1):1-2.

Booker J.M., Schluter J.A., Carrillo K., McGrath J. Quality improvement initiative in school-based health centers across New Mexico. J Sch Health. Jan 2011;81(1):42-48.

Young P.C., DeBry S., Jackson W.D., Metos J., Joy E., Templeman M., Norlin C. Improving the prevention, early recognition and treatment of pediatric obesity by primary care physicians. Clinical Pediatrics. October 1, 2010 2010;49(10):964-969.

Frankowski B.L. Asthma Education: Are pediatricians ready and willing to collaborate with schools? Pediatrics. Aug 2009;124(2):793-795.

Oetzel K.B., Scott A.A., McGrath J. School-based health centers and obesity prevention: changing practice through quality improvement. Pediatrics. Jun 2009;123:S267-S271.

Frankowski B.L., Leader I.C., Duncan P.M. Strength-based interviewing. Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews. Apr 2009;20(1):22-40, vii-viii.

Smith, S. Baby Monitors. Minnesota Medicine. March 2009.

Margolis P.A., McLearn K.T., Earls M.F., Duncan P., Rexroad A., Reuland C.P.,... Schoettker P.J. Assisting primary care practices in using office systems to promote early childhood development. Ambulatory Pediatrics. Nov-Dec 2008;8(6):383-387.

Wilson C.R., Harris S.K., Sherritt L., Lawrence N., Glotzer D., Shaw J.S., Knight J.R. Parental alcohol screening in pediatric practices. Pediatrics. Nov 2008;122(5):E1022-E1029.

Davis WS, Berry P, Shaw JS. Using Bright Futures to improve community child health. Pediatr Ann. 2008; 37(4): 232-7.

Shaw J.S. Practice improvement: child healthcare quality and Bright Futures. Pediatr Ann. Mar 2008;37(3):159-164.

Duncan P.M., Duncan E.D., Swanson J. Bright Futures: the screening table recommendations. Pediatr Ann. 2008; 37(3): 152-8.

Lannon C.M., Flower K., Duncan P. et al. The Bright Futures training intervention project: implementing systems to support preventive and developmental services in practice. Pediatrics. 2008; 122(1): e163-171.

Duncan P.M, Garcia A.C., Frankowski B.L., Carey P.A., Kallock E.A., Dixon R.D., Shaw J.S. Inspiring healthy adolescent choices: A rationale for and guide to strength promotion in primary care. Journal of Adolescent Health. Dec 2007;41(6):525-535.

Knight J.R., Harris S.K., Sherritt L., Van Hook S., Lawrence N., Brooks T., . . . Kulig J. Prevalence of positive substance abuse screen results among adolescent primary care patients. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. Nov 2007;161(11):1035-1041.

Knight J.R., Harris S.K., Sherritt L., Van Hook S., Lawrence N., Brooks T., . . . Kulig J. Adolescents' preference for substance abuse screening in primary care practice. Substance abuse: official publication of the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. 2007;28(4):107-117.

Mercier C.E., Barry S.E., Paul K., Delaney T.V., Horbar J.D., Wasserman R.C., . . . Shaw J.S.. Improving newborn preventive services at the birth hospitalization: a collaborative, hospital-based quality-improvement project. Pediatrics. Sep 2007;120(3):481-488.

Shaw J.S., Wasserman R.C., Barry S., Delaney T., Duncan P., Davis W., Berry P. Statewide quality improvement outreach improves preventive services for young children. Pediatrics. Oct 2006;118(4):e1039-1047.

Frankowski B.L., Keating K., Rexroad A., Delaney T., McEwing S.M., Wasko N., . . . Shaw J. Community collaboration: Concurrent physician and school nurse education and cooperation increases the use of asthma action plans. J Sch Health. Aug 2006;76(6):303-306.

Young P.C., Glade G.B., Stoddard G.J., Norlin C. Evaluation of a learning collaborative to improve the delivery of preventive services by pediatric practices. Pediatrics. May 2006;117(5):1469-1476.


Additional Useful Publications

Bate, Mendel, Robert. (2008). Organizing for Quality: The Improvement Journeys of Leading Hospitals in Europe and the United States. The Nuffield Trust.

(2004). Creating teams with an edge: the complete skill set to build powerful and influential teams. Boston, MA, Harvard Business School Press.

Kaplan, R.S. and Norton, D.P. (2004). Strategy maps: converting intangible assets into tangible outcomes. Boston, Harvard Business School Press.

Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety. (2004). Keeping patients safe: transforming the work environment of nurses. Washington, D.C., National Academies Press.

Brassard, Michael, et al. (2002). The Six Sigma Memory Jogger II: A Desktop Guide of Tools for Six Sigma Improvement Teams. GOAL/QPC.

Schwarz, R.M. (2002). The skilled facilitator: a comprehensive resource for consultants, facilitators, managers, trainers, and coaches. Sand Francisco, Jossey-Bass.

Institute of Medicine (U.S.). COMMIETTEE ON Quality of Health Care in America. (2001). Crossing the quality chasm: a new health system for the 21st century. Washington, D.C., National Academies Press.

Kaplan, R.S. and Norton, D.P. (1996). The balanced scorecard: translating strategy into action. Boston, MA, Harvard Business School Press.

Langley, G.J. (1996). The improvement guide: a practical approach to enhancing organizational performance. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Kotter, J.P. (1996). Leading change. Boston, MA, Harvard Business School Press.


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