Dissemination Resources

Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) Guidelines
Provides an explicit framework for sharing the knowledge acquired by examining quality improvement interventions.

BMJ Quality
An online workspace that supports individuals and teams through health care improvement projects and publication. Access also includes an exclusive route to publication in the BMJ Quality Improvement Reports Journal.

Journals

American Journal of Medical Quality
Publishes original work in the entire field of quality measurement and improvement.

BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal)
BMJ's mission is to lead the debate on health and to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers, and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients. Aims to help doctors make better decisions. 

BMJ Quality and Safety
Proves research, opinions, debates, and reviews for academics, clinicians, and health care managers focused on the quality and safety of health care and the science of improvement.

Health Affairs
Explores health policy issues in the U.S. and around the world. Its mission is to serve as a high-level, nonpartisan forum to promote analysis and discussion on improving health and health care, and to address such issues as cost, quality, and access.

Health Care: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation
Invested in promoting cutting edge research on innovation in health care delivery, including improvements in systems, processes, management, and applied information technology.

Implementation Science
Open access, peer-reviewed online journal that aims to publish research relevant to the scientific study of methods to promote the uptake of research findings into routine health care in clinical, organizational, or policy contexts.

International Journal for Quality in Health Care
Addresses research, policy, and implementation related to the quality of health care and health outcomes for populations and patients worldwide. 

JAMA Internal Medicine
Publishes innovative and clinically relevant research for practitioners of internal medicine and subspecialties.

Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Invites original manuscripts on the development, adaptation, and implementation of innovative thinking, strategies, and practices in improving quality and safety in health care.

Journal for Healthcare Quality
Welcomes submissions by writers from all sectors in the field of health care quality. Publishes articles on a broad range of topics including administration and management, performance measurement and improvement, and global and international issues.

Journal of the American Medical Association
JAMA is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world. The online version is freely available to institutions in developing countries.

Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management
Offers evidence-based, practical information for improving health care quality.

Journal of Graduate Medical Education
Disseminates scholarship and promotes critical inquiry to inform and engage the graduate medical education community.

Journal of Health Care Risk Management
Publishes research, trends, and new developments in the field of health care risk management with the ultimate goal of advancing safe and trusted patient-centered health care delivery and promoting proactive and innovative management of organization-wide risk.

Kansas Journal of Medicine
Publishes original research, reviews, commentaries, and case studies on all aspects of clinical medicine, health care delivery, health policy, and medical education.

New England Journal of Medicine
Dedicated to bringing physicians the best research and key information at the intersection of biomedical sciences and clinical practice, and to presenting the information in an understandable and clinically useful format. 

PLoS One
Welcomes reports on primary research from any scientific discipline.

Pulse Voices
Publishes work from all people involved in giving and receiving health care. Seeks high-quality, original non-fiction, first-person stories, poetry, artwork, and photographs by patients and providers who want to share their experiences of health care.

Quality Management in Health Care
Provides a forum for readers to explore the theoretical, technical, and strategic elements of health care quality management. The primary focus is on organizational structure and processes as these affect the quality of care and patient outcomes.

The Lancet
Publishes high-quality clinical trials that will alter medical practice. Includes research and analysis from all regions of the world. 

Local Venues for Presenting

KUSM-W Quality Forum

Kansas Healthcare Collaborative

Kansas Foundation for Medical Care

National Venues for Presenting

American College of Medical Quality

AAMC Integrating Quality (IQ)

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Last modified: Oct 23, 2015
Contact Us

To learn more about Quality Improvement at KUSM-W, contact:

Megan Dingwall, M.D.
Coordinator, Quality Improvement Education and Research
mdingwall@kumc.edu
316-293-2604

Nancy Davis, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Faculty Development
ndavis5@kumc.edu
316-293-1828

Robert Badgett, M.D.
Course Director, Population Health in Practice
rbadgett@kumc.edu
316-294-2650

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