Johns Hopkins University
Measuring the Success of a Patient Safety or Quality Improvement Project (Patient Safety VI)
Johns Hopkins University

Measuring the Success of a Patient Safety or Quality Improvement Project (Patient Safety VI)

This course is part of Patient Safety Specialization

Taught in English

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Matt Austin

Instructor: Matt Austin

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What you'll learn

  • Describe why measurement is important to quality improvement work.

  • Locate external sources of quality and safety measures and associated performance data.

  • Identify those data that are useful for monitoring and evaluating quality improvement projects.

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, learners will develop an understanding of what is performance measurement in healthcare, what constitutes a “good” performance measure, and basic frameworks that have been used for categorizing measures. Learners will become familiar with some of the well-known entities involved in performance measurement in healthcare and key challenges in the field.

What's included

8 videos1 quiz

In this module, learners will gain knowledge of the primary audiences for publicly reported performance measure sand some of the key measures that are currently reported. Learners will be exposed to some of the key websites that publicly report performance data and hear from a health system leader about some of the benefits and challenges of having a hospital’s quality and safety performance publicly available.

What's included

10 videos1 peer review

In this module, learners will develop an understanding of the different tools that are available to analyze data used in quality and safety improvement work and how the data can be visualized for different audiences.Two case studies will be shared to demonstrate how these data analysis and visualization tools can be used in a real-life setting.

What's included

6 videos1 quiz

In this module, learners will be exposed to how mixed-methods research, which includes integrating qualitative and quantitative data together, can be used successfully in quality improvement projects.Learners will also become familiar with how data and measures are used to evaluate the success of a quality improvement project. Two case studies will be shared to demonstrate how these concepts have been used in real-life quality improvement projects.

What's included

5 videos1 quiz

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4.8 (20 ratings)
Matt Austin
Johns Hopkins University
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