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On-Time Quality Improvement Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities


Description

The On-Time Quality Improvement program is a practical approach to quality improvement (QI) in long-term care, embedding QI strategies and best practices into health information technology. This manual is an introduction to the On-Time QI approach. It provides an overview of the tools and process improvements and describes the implementation process. Target users are stakeholders interested in nursing home QI, nursing home leaders responsible for deciding QI priorities, and nursing home personnel responsible for quality improvement.

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/ontimeqimanual
The PDF version of this tool is available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/ontimeqimanual.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

Health Management Strategies, Inc.; International Severity Information Systems, Inc.

Funding Sources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


QualityTool Topic

quality improvement strategies


History

  • Release Date: 01/2011
  • Original Summary: 06/2011
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Last updated: August 31, 2011.