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Making local public health better the accreditation quality improvement supplement

Making Local Public Health Better: The Accreditation Quality Improvement Supplement

A Short Presentation for Boards of Health & County Commissioners

Insert Local Health Department Name and Date Here


What is quality in public health
What is Quality in Public Health?

“Quality in public health is the degree to which policies, programs, services and research for the population increase desired health outcomes and conditions in which the population can be healthy.”

Public Health Quality Forum


So how can one define quality improvement qi for public health
So How Can One Define Quality Improvement (QI) for Public Health?

Use of a deliberate and defined improvement process, such as Plan-Do-Check [Study]-Act, which is focused on activities that are responsive to community needs and improving population health. Itrefers to a continuous and ongoing effort to achieve measurable improvements in the efficiency, effectiveness, performance, accountability, outcomes, and other indicators of quality in services or processes which achieve equity and improve the health of the community.

Accreditation Coalition 2009


Why qi in public health
Why QI in Public Health?

Tough Economic Times Require a Different Approach!

QI Can:

  • Reduce costs

  • Increase efficiency and save time

  • Eliminate waste

  • Streamline processes

  • Enhance ability to meet service demand

  • Increase customer satisfaction

  • Improve outcomes!


Accreditation quality improvement supplement qis highlights
Accreditation Quality Improvement Supplement (QIS) Highlights

  • Created in 2008 to advance QI in LHDs

  • Designed by local and state public health leaders

  • Aligns with national Accreditation standards for quality


Quality improvement supplement what it does
Quality Improvement Supplement: What it Does

  • Measures LHD capacity to evaluate and continuously improve public health processes and programs


Quality improvement supplement what it does1
Quality Improvement Supplement: What it Does

  • Assesses LHD use of QI tools and practices

  • Fosters continued QI education

  • Facilitates ongoing sharing of best practices

  • Assists in preparing for Voluntary National Accreditation


Qis it s doable
QIS: It’s Doable!

  • Participation is voluntary

  • Conducted during the Accreditation process

  • Technical assistance is available

  • Many LHDs in Michigan have already completed the QIS!!


Qis what does success look like
QIS: What Does Success Look Like?

  • 3 MPRs (standards) - 10 indicators all designated as important

  • Meeting 8 of 10 (80%) is Success!

  • No corrective plans required

  • Helps LHDs advance their quests for quality


Qis recognition of achievement
QIS Recognition of Achievement

  • Certificate of Quality

  • Presented by MDCH at LHD, Board of Health, or County Commissioner’s meetings

  • For public display


The specifics 3 key qis goals
The Specifics: 3 Key QIS Goals

  • Establish a culture of quality improvement within the LHD

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of public health processes and/or program goals and performance measures

  • Implement quality improvement of public health processes and/or program goals


How to meet the key goals
How to Meet the Key Goals?

1.1 Engage local governing entity in establishing organizational policies and direction for implementing QI

1.2 Assure staff involvement in agency QI activities

1.3 Systematic assessment of customer/client satisfaction with agency services and improvements


How to meet the goals cont
How to Meet the Goals (cont.)

2.1 Assure process in place for the development of process and/or program goals and performance measures

2.2 Monitor progress towards process and/or program goals and performance measures


How to meet the goals cont1
How to Meet the Goals (cont.)

2.3 Evaluate effectiveness of processes and/or programs and identify opportunities for improvement

2.4 Assure evaluation expertise is available


How to meet the goals cont2
How to Meet the Goals (cont.)

3.1 Establish a QI plan based on organizational policies and direction

3.2 Establish an ongoing QI process based on recommendations from evaluation of processes and/or programs

3.3 Assure QI training and technical assistance are available to staff


In closing reminder
In Closing . . . Reminder!

Tough Economic Times Require a Different Approach!

QI Can:

  • Reduce costs

  • Increase efficiency and save time

  • Eliminate waste

  • Streamline processes

  • Enhance ability to meet service demand

  • Increase customer satisfaction

  • Improve outcomes!


Last a call for action should our lhd be recognized for quality
Last: A Call For Action . . .Should Our LHD Be Recognized for Quality?

Let’s

Begin

The

Accreditation

Quality

Improvement

Supplement

Today!


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