E-QIP is pleased to offer tailored quality improvement support to community mental health and addiction agencies seeking to improve the quality of their mental health & addiction services, improve health outcomes and enhance client and family satisfaction. This intensive QI and data coaching support is available by (1) Applying for 1:1 QI and Data project coaching support or (2) Requesting a 1:1 QI consultation. Both of these offerings provide organizations with the opportunity to receive support on an identified quality issue with one of our expert QI and Data Coaches. At this time, we are not accepting applications for QI and Data project coaching support however our coaches are available for 1:1 consultations on QI methodology, QI measurement and using data for decision making.

QI and Data Consultations

Are you looking for specific information on where to start when building QI capacity? Looking for support in how to interpret data and set targets? Are you currently working on a QI project and need some help using a specific tool such as a Fishbone or Driver Diagram? Are you looking for guidance on how your agency can influence specific indicators, for example the collaborative QIP indicators for Ontario Health Teams? Our team of expert Quality Improvement (QI) and Data coaches are available for 1:1 consultations on QI methodology, QI measurement and data for decision making for you and your organization. In most cases, organizations will receive 1-2, one-hour sessions to address their request.

Our consultations can assist mental health & addiction providers in the following areas:

QI Capacity building (engaging in QI activities)

  • Governance and Leadership
  • Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs)/QI Planning Cycle
  • Aligning agency-level QIPs with the Collaborative QIPs required for OHTs
  • Foundations to Quality Improvement (QI) training
  • Accreditation

Data Literacy

  • How to use your data for enhancing QI planning and activities
  • Measurement Planning- Family of Measures
  • Target Setting/Performance Measurement

Model for Improvement

  • Development of a Problem/Opportunity Statement and/or a project Aim Statement
  • Use of QI tools (project Charter, Fishbone Diagram, 5-Whys Analysis, Process Mapping, Experience Based Design (EBD), Pareto Analysis, Run Charts, Driver Diagram, Idea Generation Tools, Impact/Effort grid and PDSA cycles)

Sustainability and Spread (Holding your QI Gains)

  • How to know when an improvement initiative is ready for broad implementation (locally, organizationally and/or system)
  • How to sustain and spread your improvement initiatives
  • Use of the Sustainability Tool and Spread Planner

Please let us know how we can assist by completing the QI and Data Consultation Request Form below:

QI and Data Consultation Request Form

Part A: Organization Profile and Contact Information

Name of Primary Contact(Required)
Affiliation(s) Please check all that apply:(Required)
Which region(s) in Ontario is your organization located? Please check all that apply:

Part B: Consultation Request Details

Please indicate which area(s) you are requesting assistance for:(Required)