Measurement

Life QI for support with Quality Improvement projects

Life QI is an online platform that supports and helps manage Quality Improvement (QI) work in health and social care – making it easier for teams to run quality improvement projects and for organisations to report on QI activity.

Life QI is provided free of charge by EMAHSN.

Being a member of Life QI helps users:
• Connect with other QI professionals to share ideas, discuss challenges and work together on national and local projects
• Access reporting tools (for example Statistical Process Control charts and driver diagrams)
More information: sign up to Life QI here or contact Cheryl Crocker.

 

National Emergency Laparotomy Audit

Three short videos from National Emergency Laparotomy Audit on run charts, feeding back data and understanding the system

 

Introduction to Measurement for Improvement

This eLearning module from NHS Education for Scotland introduces Measurement for Improvement, helping you to understand its importance, how to set measures and how to work with different types of data.

 

Mike Davidge on Measurement for Improvement

Mike Davidge, Head of Measurement at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, explains the seven steps to measurement for improvement on 19 Feb 2013.

 

Measurement and analysis

The NHS Elect Measurement guide connects measurement for improvement to the model for improvement and provides an overview on ‘how to’ measure to supportquality improvement projects in health and care systems.

The Health Foundation has produced a practical guide for measuring and monitoring safety

 

Hard data and soft intelligence: how can we know care is safe? from The Health Foundation on Vimeo.

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