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QI Resources


Featured presentations from select I-QIPS Faculty Development Sessions:

  • Data Visualization for Quality Improvement Scholarship | Presenter: Molly Horstman, MD, MS - view slide deck

Publications and Pre-Readings

The publications listed below represent useful QI resources, including pre-readings for QI training courses and programs offered by the I-QIPS that can be found in association with specific courses and/or sessions.

Era 3 for Medicine and Health Care

Berwick DM. Era 3 for Medicine and Health Care. JAMA. 2016;315(13):1329-1330. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.1509

Designing Education to Improve Care

Armstrong G, Headrick L, Madigosky W, Ogrinc G. Designing education to improve care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38(1):5-14. doi:10.1016/s1553-7250(12)38002-1

Developing Theory-Informed Behavior Change Interventions to Implement Evidence into Practice: A Systematic Approach Using the Theoretical Domains Framework

French, S.D., Green, S.E., O’Connor, D.A. et al. Developing theory-informed behaviour change interventions to implement evidence into practice: a systematic approach using the Theoretical Domains Framework. Implementation Sci 7, 38 (2012).

How Physicians Learn and How to Design Learning Experiences for Them: An Approach Based on an Interpretive Review of Evidence

Moore, Jr, Donald. (2008). How physicians learn and how to design learning experiences for them: An approach based on an interpretive review of evidence. Continuing Education in the Health Professions: Improving Healthcare Through Lifelong Learning. 30-62.

Leveraging Trainees to Improve Quality and Safety at the Point of Care: Three Models of Engagement

Johnson Faherty, Laura MD, MPH; Mate, Kedar S. MD; Moses, James M. MD, MPH Leveraging Trainees to Improve Quality and Safety at the Point of Care, Academic Medicine: April 2016 - Volume 91 - Issue 4 - p 503-509. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000975

The Run Chart: A Simple Analytical Tool for Learning from Variation in Healthcare Processes

Perla RJ, Provost LP, Murray SK. The run chart: a simple analytical tool for learning from variation in healthcare processes. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20(1):46-51. doi:10.1136/bmjqs.2009.037895

Quality Improvement in Medical Education: Current State and Future Directions

Wong BM, Levinson W, Shojania KG. Quality improvement in medical education: current state and future directions. Med Educ. 2012;46(1):107-119. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2011.04154.x

Improving Diagnosis in Health Care

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. Improving Diagnosis in Health Care. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/21794.

Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies (Volume 1: Series Overview and Methodology)

Shojania KG, McDonald KM, Wachter RM, Owens DK, eds. Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies (Vol. 1: Series Overview and Methodology). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); August 2004.

The Need to Build Capability and Capacity in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Lannon CM, Levy FH, Moyer VA. The need to build capability and capacity in quality improvement and patient safety. Pediatrics. 2015;135(6):e1371-e1373. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-3876

Basics of Quality Improvement in Health Care

Varkey P, Reller MK, Resar RK. Basics of quality improvement in health care. Mayo Clin Proc. 2007;82(6):735-739. doi:10.4065/82.6.735

Effectiveness of Teaching Quality Improvement to Clinicians: A Systematic Review

Boonyasai RT, Windish DM, Chakraborti C, Feldman LS, Rubin HR, Bass EB. Effectiveness of teaching quality improvement to clinicians: a systematic review. JAMA. 2007;298(9):1023-1037. doi:10.1001/jama.298.9.1023

The Health Care Data Guide: Learning from Data for Improvement

Provost LP, Murray SK. The health care data guide: learning from data for improvement. Jossey-Bass; 2011.

Statistical Process Control as a Tool for Research and Healthcare Improvement

Benneyan JC, Lloyd RC, Plsek PE. Statistical process control as a tool for research and healthcare improvement. Qual Saf Health Care. 2003;12(6):458-464. doi:10.1136/qhc.12.6.458