+ Heart of Virginia Healthcare was one of seven cooperatives in the country funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's EvidenceNOW initiative.
+ Over 220 Virginia primary care teams participated in this learning collaborative to improve quality, team function, patient satisfaction and clinician satisfaction.
Restoring the Joy in Practice
The name of the collaborative reflects the core principles of EvidenceNOW that heart health is a top priority for individuals and communities, and primary care is at the heart of effective healthcare. Using Drs. Christine and Tom Sinsky (featured in the video at left), Heart of Virginia Healthcare also aims to help participating clinicians restore the joy in their primary care practice.
Expert Faculty Team
This is a physician-directed initiative produced by a partnership between four of Virginia’s schools of medicine, the Virginia Center for Health Innovation, Health Quality Innovators, George Mason University, and Community Health Solutions.