Lead

Dan Jonas, MD, MPH

Aim

Implement unhealthy alcohol use screening and interventions for 50% of patients (n=12,603) in UNC General Medicine Clinic by June 30, 2017.

2017 IHQI Symposium Presentation Slides

(Unhealthy Alcohol Use Segment: 9–27:30 minutes of Improvement Scholars Symposium 2017)

Project Accomplishments

  • Plans to pursue future funding from AHRQ to promote screening and management of unhealthy alcohol use in primary care
  • Protocols and tools for screening and interventions for unhealthy alcohol use may be incorporated into an upcoming system-wide social determinants of health roll-out on Epic

Presentations

  • 2017 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual National Meeting
  • 2018 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual National Meeting
  • 2017 UNC Quality Expo
  • 2018 UNC Physician Leadership in Quality and Safety Symposium

Publications

  • “Implementing Evidence-Based Screening and Counseling for Unhealthy Alcohol Use with Epic-Based Electronic Health Record Tools,” The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety