Appendix C

Overview of Spread Models and Lessons:

Learning from the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange

This panel was held on March 21, 2011 at the 4th Annual NIH Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Policy and Practice. It featured presentations by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Innovations Exchange staff and innovators on models used to scale and spread innovations in health care delivery and lessons learned based on those experiences. The presentations are available on the Innovations Exchange Web site at the following link:

  1. Chair:
  • Mary P. Nix, MS, AHRQ, Health Care Innovations Exchange Project Officer
  1. Presenters:
  • Veronica F. Nieva, PhD, Westat, AHRQ Innovations Exchange Editor-in-Chief
    • Presentation Title: Innovation Scaling: Models from the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange
  • Bruce Leff, MD, Professor of Medicine Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Public Health
    • Presentation Title: Learnings from the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange: Hospital at Home
  • Tracy Novak, MHS, Director of Communications, Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    • Presentation Title: The Guided Care Model

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