Quality Improvement/ Quality Assurance

Health Team Professional Education

What is Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance?

Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance refers to data-driven improvements in the delivery of health care, with the aim of better care for individuals, better health for populations and lower costs for the health care system.

While each Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance program may appear different, a successful program incorporates the following key principles:

  • Quality Improvement work as systems and processes
  • Patient-centered
  • Team-focused
  • Data-driven

Where can I find information on Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance processes?

Visit: http://www.hrsa.gov/quality/toolbox/methodology/qualityimprovement/part3.html 

Where can I find additional resources?