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Clinician's Perspective

Clinician's Perspective

I'm very excited to be part of GLPTN and witness firsthand some of the exciting changes that are taking place in our healthcare system to help promote high quality care. I hope to see the tools of implementation science put to the test to help rapidly disseminate meaningful improvements to healthcare processes and ultimately to patients' lives.Ashley Overley, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Division of Mental Health & Addiction IN Family & Social Services Administration


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GLPTN – Professional Internal Assistance Requests

Professional Internal Assistance Requests

Great Lakes PTN has the unique opportunity to assist practices and clinicians with projects or programs that could benefit from short-term, expert assistance.


  • The practice must be currently enrolled in the Great Lakes PTN
  • Project or program you are seeking assistance for must be an existing project/program that could benefit from 4-5 months of intense, focused, expert assistance
    • Assistance is expertise (human capital) and not financial assistance
    • Assistance will terminate on September 28, 2017
  • Project or program must be focused on cost savings and/or quality improvement
  • Projects or programs that are transferable and can benefit the network as a whole will be given priority consideration

Examples of assistance that would be considered:

  • User-centered design
  • IT support
  • Data extraction support
  • Analytics
  • Business mapping/workflow
  • Marketing
  • Clinical content expertise
  • Project management
  • Other items, as appropriate

Deadline to submit your request is Monday, April 17th by 5:00pm ET.

Submission of a request is not a guarantee of assistance.

Subject line should read: Professional Internal Assistance Request
Send request to:

Request should include:

  • Name of practice, name of contact person at practice, email address and phone number for contact person
  • A description of the project/program you are seeking assistance for
  • A timeline for the assistance you are seeking
  • Expertise you are seeking
  • How this project/program could be replicated and/or disseminated across the network

Professional Assistance Requests – Updated