Supportive Housing CoP QIP Technical Specifications

This document specifies indicator definitions, reporting periods, and other information for Community Mental Health and Addiction agencies that are participating in the submission of a QIP to the Supportive Housing Community of Practice. Download the Supportive Housing CoP QIP Technical Specifications

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Advancing CoP QIP Technical Specifications

This document specifies indicator definitions, reporting periods, and other information for Community Mental Health and Addiction agencies that are participating in the submission of a QIP to the E-QIP Advanced Community of Practice. Download the Advancing CoP QIP Technical Specifications

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Run Chart Template

Use this measurement tool to easily graph your data and analyze the impact of your Change Ideas on your system. We have included the Run Chart Rules Handout and the ‘Too Few/Too Many’ Runs table to help you interpret your data and identify which (if any) of the run chart rules are present. Remember, the…

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5 Whys Template

This QI tool is used to brainstorm all of the potential contributing factors of your QI issue by asking “why is this happening?” until you arrive at an actionable Root Cause. Although this tool is called a ‘5 Whys tool’ don’t feel limited to asking ‘why?’ 5 times…you may find 3 ‘whys’ is enough, or…

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Impact/Effort Grid (Decision Making Matrix)

An Impact/Effort Grid is a tool that teams can use to help them identify which Change Ideas to test first based on their anticipated impact on the quality issue, as well as the resources required to implement the change. Be sure to complete this tool with your QI team! Download the Impact/Effort Grid  

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Improving Access to community MHA services: A QI priority for Ontario Health Teams

Participant Objectives: 1. Understand the context of mandatory indicators within collaborative quality improvement plans for OHTs and their relation to community MHA care2. Better understand the indicator “ED first point of contact for MHA care” including the technical details of the indicator, what we know about this indicator provincially and what the indicator can tell…

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QI Planning Cycle

Quality improvement activities should through your fiscal year. This resource provides a visual overview of the QI planning cycle to ensure your organization maintains a continuous cycle of QI planning and QIP submission. Download the QI Planning Cycle Guide

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Data Literacy Webinar Series

Description: This three-part webinar series focuses on the practical application of data concepts relevant to mental health and addiction system partners. The series is presented by E-QIP (the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project), which is a partnership of Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO); the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario; Ontario Health; and the…

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Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) Journey Webinar Series

E-QIP’s QIP Journey web series is a webinar series developed with the intent to support community mental health and addiction providers in completing a quality improvement plan (QIP) template and “get ahead of the QIP curve.” This series has been divided into 7 ‘chapters.’ Upon completion of this web series, participants will have learned the…

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