Quality Improvement Plan Template. New York State Office of Mental Health.– This QI plan template highlights the key elements of QI plan such as purpose, leadership and organization structure, goals and objectives, performance measurement, QI methodology (i.e., PDSA, Six Sigma), evaluation and QI tools.
Southwest Community Health Center Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
How-to Guide: Governance Leadership Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) website.– IHI’s website has tools for hospitals working to get their boards on board, how to guide and other resources. Some of the principles and techniques outlined here can be used for other types of providers.
Compare Care Quality. Healthcare.gov. – This is a tool that helps compare the quality of care hospitals provide. It includes a list of US hospitals along with the 44 quality of care measures developed to evaluate hospital quality of care.
Cause Analysis Tools - American Society for Quality - Use these tools when you want to conduct root cause analysis for a problem or situation.
Quality Management Technical Assistance Manual. (PDF - 77 pages) Health Resources and Services Administration. - This HRSA guide discusses QI tools and the nine-step framework for quality management, including information on developing and implementing an improvement plan. Also discusses quality management (QM) and QI tools/techniques (pages 32-35); and includes sample QM plan, QM plan grid, quality committee/Team meeting minutes format, etc.
Quality Improvement: Guide for HIV/AIDS Clinical Care. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). – This manual highlights the basics of QI and provides a description of key components of a quality plan.