The PCPI Quality Improvement (QI) program exists to facilitate the rapid access, sharing, learning, scale and spread of quality improvement methodologies and knowledge.
Health care reform, market changes and increased reporting requirements are causing health care providers to reevaluate their care processes and operational structures. Although a variety of QI initiatives have been available for some time, they have been primarily focused on hospitals or a specific clinical area. PCPI is involved in major QI initiatives and provides valuable tools and information to clinicians who make sustainable systemic quality improvements happen.
PCPI's QI program advances the culture and science of performance improvement, and continues to stimulate and support specific cross-cutting improvement initiatives through various projects and services including:
To obtain a better understanding of current quality improvement programs among its member organizations; satisfaction with those programs; and unmet needs, PCPI surveyed its member organizations to: