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These documents, links, and tools are available to provide assistance to faculty, staff, students, or other members of the healthcare team in conducting Quality Improvement work.

 

taking notesTools for doing Quality Improvement Work

Is a PDSA Warranted?
This flowchart can help you think through whether an issue you are considering is appropriate to address with a PDSA cycle.

Six Thinking Hats
This guide is useful for thinking through a problem and for encouraging participation in meetings.

Tools for Determining the Problem
Once an issue has been identified that will be addressed by a QI project, these are a few useful tools for conceptualizing the cause for the issue under investigation.

Management/Leadership
A key aspect of leading a performance improvement project is engaging staff members and helping them to become actively involved in working toward institutional goals.  This guide can assist with improving accountability among various stakeholders.

 

Useful Links for Educational Resources on Quality Improvement