VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative

QueriCHIME is funded by the VA's Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI), which leverages scientifically-supported quality improvement methods, paired with a deep understanding of Veterans’ preferences and needs, to rapidly implement evidence-based practices into routine care and improve the quality and safety of care delivered to Veterans. QUERI's mission is three-fold: 1) Rapidly translate research findings and evidence-based treatments into clinical practice; 2) Increase the impact of research findings through bi-directional partnerships and rigorous evaluations; and 3) Promote implementation science and support the VA as a high reliability organization. QUERI funds 14 national program centers, including the Measurement Science QUERI, located at the San Francisco VA, which aims to integrate measurement science into healthcare for veterans through a number of research and quality improvement projects (see research portfolio).

QUERI also funds nine national implementation science training hubs, including the Adaptation training hub, located at the San Francisco VA. The goal of the QUERI Implementation Strategy Learning Hubs is to demystify implementation science by offering opportunities for clinicians and researchers to learn how to deploy effective practices using specific implementation strategies (i.e., tools or methods that help existing providers adopt effective practices).

Date Webinar Title
October 2020 Innovative Approaches to Enhance the Implementation of Evidence-Based Therapies
November 2020 Using VA data and information systems to support the TeleSleep Enterprise-Wide Initiative (a QUERI/operational partnership)
September 2021 Using National Power BI Dashboards to Improve Patient Safety and Quality of Care

Last Updated: March 15, 2023