Institute for Healthcare Improvement

QI Project Management

This tool describes strategies to effectively manage quality improvement projects, specific ideas to try within each strategy, and offers a workspace for you to note your next steps to implement the strategy.

QI Project Charter

The QI project charter provides a rationale and roadmap for the team’s improvement work that can be used to clarify thinking about what needs to be done and why. The charter helps keep the focus on a specific opportunity or problem and identifies the members of the improvement team.

Creating Value-Based Care Regardless of Payment Model

Virginia Mason Health System has been a standard-bearer for reducing waste and creating a value-based healthcare experience no matter the payment model. Leading that drive since 2000 has been Dr. Gary Kaplan, chairman and CEO of the Seattle-based system.

On the Ground with Age-Friendly Health Systems

Age-friendly health systems have the potential to improve care, reduce length of stay, empower staff and improve the bottom line. While change can be challenging, clinicians and staff in the participating health systems have embraced the process.

About this Webcast

Improving Value: Putting a Strategic Focus on Overdiagnosis, join the 1-hour Webcast on October 16, 2018.

WIHI: The How and Why of Deprescribing

September 13, 2018 | The ground is shifting for prescription medication. There’s much talk and publicity about deprescribing, the process that entails taking patients off some of their medications or tapering down the dosages.

WIHI: The How and Why of Deprescribing

September 13, 2018 | The ground is shifting for prescription medication. There’s much talk and publicity about deprescribing, the process that entails taking patients off some of their medications or tapering down the dosages.

Visual Management Board

A visual management board is used as a key communication tool that provides at-a-glance information about current process performance, both quantitative and qualitative data, to help clinical unit staff coordinate and guide their daily work and monitor ongoing improvement projects.

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