Quality improvement and measurement tools are utilized by a wide range of professionals within a health care organization and may be applied differently depending on the nature of the professional’s work.

 

The role of health care professionals can determine how they view quality initiatives, including the different methods of measurement and types of quality improvement tools.

 

Discuss these variations in the applicability of quality improvement and measurement tools with respect to the professional’s area of focus and role within the health care organization.

 

Identify three quality measurement/improvement tools and discuss the purpose or focus of each. What can these tools be used to understand or assess?

 

Describe how each of these quality improvement tools could be used to measure quality by at least three professionals in a health care organization.