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QualityProcess Improvement Projects

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Division Resources

Division Clinical Champions

UNM Active Quality Projects

VA Active Quality Projects

SRMC Active Quality Projects


Hospital Medicine Quality Areas

Quality Safety Reporting Project

Probiotics Project


Advanced Directives/Code Status

Anticoagulation/VTE Prophylaxis

Falls Prevention

Glycemic Control

Infection Control

Transitions of Care


Early Ambulation

Patient Flow


Quality or Research Project Ideas  


Quality Dashboard Development

Quality Dashboard


Education Related


Ward Rounding Standardization

Does hospitalist care improve outcomes? systematic review.pdf


Ways to get Needed Data for QI

Work with CTSC and put in IRB to work with Bert Davis

Medical Group request for data:  http://unmmg.health.unm.edu/qcpi/datarequest/faq.shtml



Current Projects and Material for Hospitalist Projects

Process Improvement Areas

RN/MD Communication                        
Mortality Review   
CPOE/ Protocol Driven Care Order Sets   
Consultative Medicine Sheila
Transitions of Care- BOOST Percy
Process (LEAN) Improvement Kendall
Discharge Clinic    Percy
Documentation/Coding/Billing Kendall
Faculty Development/Orientation Peggy
Falls Prevention Rush
UHC Emergency Department Flow Collaborative Sheila

Clinical Improvement Areas

Anticoagulation/VTE Prophylaxis
Kendall/ Jason
Glycemic Control
H1N1 Rush
Geriatric Care  Rush


Quality Tools 


Index and Definition of Commonly Used Quality Tools  (Start here to identify what you need, then utilize links below for more information)


Affinity Diagram

Arrow Diagram

Balanced Scorecard Example

Balanced Scorecard


Box and Whisker Plot



Cause and Effect- Fishbone, Blank

Cause and Effect- Fishbone Example

Cause Analysis Tools

Cause and Effect Ishikawa Fishbone Diagram

Check Sheet

Check Sheet template

Control Chart

Critical Incident

Data Collection and Analysis Tools

Failure Mode Effects Analysis

Five S (5S) Tutorial

Decision Matrix

Gage Repeatability

Gantt Chart

Gantt Chart Template


Histogram Template

House of Quality

Idea Creation Tools

Impact Effort Matrix

Kano Model

Matrix Diagram

Mistake Proofing


Nine Windows

Nominal Group Technique

Pareto Chart 


Process Analysis Tools

Quality Function Deployment

Relations Diagram

Quality in Healthcare- Five Whys and Five Hows

Quality in Healthcare- Forcefield Analysis

Quality in Healthcare- Problem Concentration Diagram

Quality in Healthcare- SIPOC+CM Diagram

Quality in Healthcare- SMART Matrix

Quality in Healthcare- Success and Effect Diagram

Seven Basic Quality Tools

Seven New Management and Planning Tools



Tree Diagram

Value Stream Mapping



UNM-VA Collaborative




Areas for Improvement/Issues/Ideas 



Reporting your Quality Improvement Activities

Quality Portfolio Template Instructions

Sample Quality Portfolio

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