December 2013

Quality Improvement Plans: A How-To Guide

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Purpose

What is a QI plan? Why is it important? Learn the answer to these questions and more from this presentation, which includes:

  • Quality improvement basics
  • Characteristics of a good plan
  • CHB staff presentations on their own processes to develop QI plans
  • MDH process for QI plans

Presenters

  • Susan Brace-Adkins, MDH Office of Performance Improvement
  • Jeri Seegmiller, Cass County Health and Human Services - Public Health
  • Brenda Pohlman, Fillmore-Houston Community Health Board
  • Andrea Kaminski, MDH Office of Performance Improvement

Learning Objectives

  • Define Quality Improvement and a quality culture
  • Identify the characteristics of a good QI Plan
  • Understand how to fit those characteristics into a QI plan that meets your CHB's needs
  • Learn from local CHBs how they developed their QI plans
  • Describe how MDH will review the QI plans submitted
  • Learn what resources are available from MDH and others to help develop a QI plan

Supports

PHAB Standards and Measures

9.2 Develop and implement quality improvement processes integrated into organizational practice, programs, processes, and interventions

Public Health Core Competencies

2A10 Applies strategies for continuous quality improvement
8A7 Participates in the measuring, reporting, and continuous improvement of organizational performance
2B11 Develops strategies for continuous quality improvement
8B7 Participates in the measuring, reporting, and continuous improvement of organizational performance
2C12 Implements an organizational wide strategy for continuous quality improvement
7C16 Incorporates data and information to improve organizational processes and performance
8C7 Ensures the measuring, reporting and continuous improvement of organizational performance