Using a Community Partnered Participatory Research Approach to Implement a Randomized Controlled Trial

Planning Community Partners in Care

Published in: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, v. 21, no. 3, Aug. 2010, p. 780-795

Posted on on August 01, 2010

by Bowen Chung, Loretta Jones, Elizabeth L. Dixon, Jeanne Miranda, Kenneth B. Wells

Quality improvement (QI) for depression in primary care can reduce disparities in outcomes. We describe how community-partnered participatory research was used to design Community Partners in Care, a randomized trial of community engagement to activate a multiple-agency network versus support for individual agencies to implement depression QI in underserved communities.

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