Family of Measures and Measurement Plan worksheet

Data collection in QI work is very important, without it how would you know if your change ideas were impacting your system in the way that you had hoped?  Learn the difference between an “outcome”, “process” and “balancing” measure with this helpful guide.  When you’re ready for testing, keep your data in order with this…

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Aim, Measures and Changes Worksheet

A good Aim statement is the heart of your QI project. It addresses an issue that is important to those involved and keeps your project centred.  Use the following worksheet to draft an aim statement for your QI project by answering the questions ”how much?” “by when?” and “for whom?”

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Steps for Data Collection Planning

For some “data” is considered the four letter word of quality improvement. Visualizing data can leave those that consider themselves “numbers adverse” having flashbacks to a statistics exam or the last time they had to calculate their mortgage rate. Fortunately when it comes to QI data use does not have to be complicated. Data in…

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Measurement plan worksheet

What good is data if you don’t record it?  Use this template to keep your measures (Outcome, Process and Balancing) in one handy place, you’ll be happy you did!

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Run Chart guide and template

Use a run chart to tell your data story!  By plotting your data on a run chart you can determine whether or not your change ideas are resulting in non-random variation (aka whether or not your actions/change ideas are making an impact!) Use this guide to determine if your data is demonstrating one of the…

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