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Leadership Buy-In Resources Overview

This section of the website provides resources intended to help spur leadership action on to new or improved quality efforts. The tools are intended to be used by leaders, but also by other Health Center staff who are determined to solicit the help of leaders on quality work.

Embarking on, or making significant advancements to quality work requires strong Health Center leadership.  Leaders help define how decisions will be made, provide the resources necessary to analyze data and processes, and develop or guide strategic planning efforts that integrate all the functions of a Health Center.  At the highest level of function, quality is driven by organizational culture, rather than strategy.  Here too, leaders play important roles in helping to define and spread culture change throughout an organization.

Health IT & QI Workforce Leadership Buy-In Resources
Getting Started on the Quality Journey
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Getting Started on the Quality Journey

Case Vignettes

The vignettes in the attached document are not intended to be literal examples of such efforts, although they rely heavily on real-life experiences.  Nor are they intended to be instructions for specific projects the reader can pursue at their own health center. Rather, these are intended to be aspirational examples of quality work that can be launched by an individual with relatively little support and produce results “by next Tuesday” (or relatively quickly).  The vignettes are written to encompass both health centers with many resources and those with less, to provide a variety of perspectives.  We hope that they inspire associative thinking for the reader, helping to identify specific work that can be accomplished “by next Tuesday.”

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Acknowledgements

This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ staff with portions contributed by Chris Espersen, HITEQ Advisory Committee member and Independent Contractor and Past President of Midwest Clinicians Network; Shane McBride, Independent Contractor and Past Vice President of Quality and Clinical Systems at South End Community Health Center; Chris Grasso, Associate Director for Informatics & Data Services- The Fenway Institute; and Ed Phippen, Principal - Phippen Consulting, LLC.

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Quadruple Aim

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Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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