QI / Patient Safety Resources
- Introductory: Fundamentals of Health Care Improvement: A Guide to Improving Your Patients' Care
- Comprehensive: The Improvement Guide: A Practical Approach to Enhancing Organizational Performance
Patient Safety Reporting (RL Solutions)
- RL Solutions Safety Event Reporting Presentation
- Safety Event Reporting - Interview with YNHHS Manager for Safety and Quality
Outline healthcare QI courses
- Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open courses
- Edx free course: Practical Improvement Science in Health Care: A roadmap for getting results
Improvement Frameworks, Tools and Examples
Publishing in QI and Patient Safety
Quality and Patient Safety at Yale New Haven Health
Housestaff QI council
- Vision and Mission
- Working towards a better and safer patient care environment through integration, collaboration, and education.
- Adverse event analysis- RL solutions, root cause analysis (RCA)
- Administative outreach- netwoking with QI faculty and administration
- QI toolkit- learning and teaching QI methods
- Interdepartmental collaboration: Establishing ties between the Yale community from different departments at YNHH as well as beyond the hospital system - School of Management, Public Health
- Participants in Local and National Quality Improvement Movements
- Joseph A. Zaccagnino (JAZ) Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Improvement Movement
- Institute for healthcare improvement
- National Quality Forum
- Hospital resources
- Quality and Patient Safety at YNHH
- RL solution
ACGME and QI/ Patient Safety
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement - Graduate medical education must prepare residents to provide the highest level of clinical care with continuous focus on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
- Culture of Safety - The program, its faculty, residents, and fellows must actively participate in patient safety systems and contribute to a culture of safety.
- Education on Patient Safety - Programs must provide formal educational activities that promote patient safety-related goals, tools, and techniques.
- Patient Safety Events - Residents, fellows, faculty members, and other clinical staff members must:
- know their responsibilities in reporting patient safety events at the clinical site;
- know how to report patient safety events, including near misses, at the clinical site; and,
- be provided with summary information of their institution’s patient safety reports. (Core)
Quality Improvement - Education in Quality Improvement Residents must receive training and experience in quality improvement processes, including an understanding of health care disparities.
- Quality Metrics - Residents and faculty members must receive data on quality metrics and benchmarks related to their patient populations.
- Engagement in Quality Improvement Activities - Residents must have the opportunity to participate in interprofessional quality improvement activities.