Quality measurement, benchmarking, data feedback
Emergency management services workers who use an established tool to measure a child's weight administer more accurate doses of emergency medications to pediatric patients.
Teams of primary care providers, supported by information technology, address gaps in care for a defined panel of patients, leading to greater adherence to evidence-based practices and improved outcomes.
The Sutter Care Coordination Program combines chronic care and disease management to address the medical and psychosocial needs of individuals with multiple chronic conditions.
A multifaceted initiative known as the Good Catch Program dramatically increases the reporting of events that could potentially cause harm and spurs the development of action plans designed to address the common causes of potential errors.
In an approach to improving nursing home care known as the “Wellspring Program,” nursing homes join an alliance that allows participants to exchange performance experience and conduct interdepartmental group training for both frontline staff and leadership on quality improvement and culture change processes.