• External Quality Resources

  • Below are links to resources that provide examples or templates of tools used in quality improvement.

    IHI (Institute for Healthcare Improvement): This program provides the user with the ability to set up and document individual or team improvement projects, including collection of data, and track/trend changes over time.

    CEBM (Center for Evidence-based Medicine): This website provides the user with tools to implement a project that evaluates practice against evidence-based medicine.

    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality provides several resources for tools to help design and support quality improvement programs and projects.

    Patient Safety Tools and Resources provides a variety of information, reports, and tools forhealthcare providers in order support patient safety programs. It also provides information for the consumer on how to partner with their health care team to ensure a safe experience.

    Health Care Innovations Exchange is a recently developed AHRQ program. It is designed for health care professionals to share and adopt innovations that improve care delivery to patients. On this site you will find innovative strategies and quality-related tools, learn how to improve your organization's ability to innovate and adopt new ideas, and interact with others with the same concerns, interests and goals.

    Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems: This survey allows the healthcare provider to assess the patient's experiences while receiving healthcare in a practice or healthcare facility. This tool can be used for patients seen in ambulatory, free-standing and acute care settings.

    Physician Practice Patient Safety Assessment: This assessment tool can be used by any type of radiology practice to assist in identifying opportunities to improve care in the area of patient safety.

    Quality Tools & Definitions: This site provides detailed explanations and examples of quality tools, including control charts 

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