Health IT-Enabled Quality Improvement: A Guide to Improvement
10/4 HITEQ Highlights Webinar Transcription
A transcription of the October 4th HITEQ Highlights webinar.
Improving care delivery is a business and mission imperative for health centers, and the HITEQ Center offers a growing collection of tools and services to support this journey. The foundation for these particular offerings is the "Guide for Improving Care Processes and Outcomes in FQHCs." This web-based resource provides step-by-step guidance on understanding and improving workflows and information flows that drive performance on key targets such as
hypertension control and colorectal cancer screening. Guide centerpieces include worksheets for documenting, analyzing, sharing and improving care processes for such targets.
Strategies and tools in the Guide have been used successfully in various quality improvement (QI) initiatives, and a HITEQ Center focus is spreading this value more quickly and widely among health centers. This introductory training session introduces health centers and their partners to the Guide's proven approaches, worksheets and other health IT-enabled QI tool