HCA Healthcare Online Writing Lab (HOWL)

Title

HCA Healthcare Online Writing Lab: QI Basics, Distinguishing Research from Quality Improvement

Division

GME Corporate

Hospital

GME Corporate

Document Type

Other

Publication Date

2023

Keywords

writing resources, scholarly activity, writing education, graduate medical education, quality improvement, research

Disciplines

Medical Education | Medicine and Health Sciences | Quality Improvement

Abstract

This course is brought to you by the GME Knowledge Management team. Part of the HCA Healthcare Online Writing Lab Series, QI Basics focuses on inviting the learner to:

  1. Identify key distinctions between QI projects and research projects.
  2. Outline strategies for creating your project team.
  3. Discuss the "5 Whys" and "Fishbone Diagram" as examples of processes you undertake to identify the root cause and refine your QI problem statement.
  4. Detail the iterative nature of QI using the classic P,D,S,A cycle for improvement.
  5. Identify compliance issues that need to be addressed prior to beginning your QI project.

Publisher or Conference

HCA Healthcare GME

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