Quality Improvement is a systematic, formal approach to the analysis of practice performance and efforts to improve performance. There are a variety of Quality Improvement models to help you collect and analyze data and test change. Quality Improvement tools are strategies that can help you better understand, analyze, or communicate your quality improvement efforts. Understanding and properly implementing Quality Improvement processes is essential to improving efficiency, patient safety, and clinical outcomes, ultimately ensuring a well-functioning and successful healthcare practice.
Quality Improvement has been our focus since 1986. Our staff is trained in quality improvement, Lean, and are Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Our relationships include hospitals, physicians, clinicians, nursing homes, home health agencies, hospice agencies, public health agencies, patients, ESRD Network 13, professional organizations, and other entities focused on quality improvement. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded AdviseWell, Inc. for diligent work, authentic collaboration with patients, clinicians and partners for delivering unprecedented national impact on patient safety in all U.S. hospitals. In total, CMS estimates that AdviseWell, Inc. helped to save 87,000 lives, reduced harmful acts to patients by 2.1 million, and reduced costs by $19.8 billion.
- AdviseWell, Inc. seeks to improve the quality and value of health care by using information and collaborative relationships to enable change.
- Staff trained to lead you through the implementation of quality improvement with Quality Improvement Models: Six Sigma, Lean, or Model for Improvement Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles.
- Staff trained in the use of quality improvement tools including run charts, process maps, and fishbone diagrams.