Driving Quality Improvement with Driver Diagrams

Driving Quality Improvement with Driver Diagrams

by Christa Foschio-Bebak Driver diagrams are a simple but powerful tool for non-profit organizations that are implementing Quality Improvement (QI) projects. Used in the planning phase of QI projects, a driver diagram allows your team to better understand and...
The Importance of Fidelity Measurement

The Importance of Fidelity Measurement

Measuring Fidelity to Improve Health and Human Services Outcomes In human services and behavioral health research, policy makers and stakeholders are oftentimes focused on outcome evaluations.  Is this therapy improving the safety of this person by reducing the...
Improving the Lives of At-Risk Youth with Evaluation and Analytics

Improving the Lives of At-Risk Youth with Evaluation and Analytics

Transitioning from childhood to adulthood is a tough process even in the most supportive environments. Ironically, our nation’s capital is one of the most difficult places in our country for youth to succeed. A recent report ranked Washington, DC youth as the second...
AIM for Quality Improvement

AIM for Quality Improvement

By Christa Foschio-Bebak Starting a Quality Improvement (QI) project begins with understanding and clearly identifying what it is you’re trying to improve upon. In other words, what are you trying to accomplish? By answering this question, you and your team come...
How To Form Winning QI Teams

How To Form Winning QI Teams

Team Composition is Key to QI Success  In order to thrive —not just survive— nonprofit organizations must be adept at quality improvement (QI). Much like championship sports teams, the key to an effective QI program is making sure that the right people are on the...