Release date: April 27, 2018
Estimated time to complete: 45 minutes
At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Review key definitions
2. Understand why quality improvement is important
3. Identify four simple steps to quality improvement
4. Explore data sources that are typically available to family medicine practices
5. Consider how available data and other resources can help you develop QI questions
6. Learn how to use run charts to display data and tell your QI story
7. Understand the two types of variation and the impact of reducing variation
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Author: Sandy Pogones, MPA, CPHQ, Senior Strategist Health Care Quality, American Academy of Family Physicians
This course does not carry CME credit.