Table of Contents
Purpose of This Tool
How to Use This Tool
Why Use This Tool
When to Use This Tool
Establishing an Inventory Leadership Team
Information Gathering Process
Community Inventory Tool Framework
Module 1: Collaborative Leadership
Module 2: Public At-large Engagement
Module 3: Quality & Efficiency Measurement
Module 4: Public Reporting
Module 5: Provider Incentives
Module 6: Consumer Incentives
Module 7: Capacity for Improving Quality
Module 8: Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange (HIT/HIE)
Compiling Results From All Eight Focus Areas
This tool was prepared for AHRQ's Learning Network for Chartered Value Exchanges under contract HHSA290200710022T with the Center for Health Improvement.
The author would like to thank the following people for reviewing this document: Rachel DuPré Brodie, senior manager, Pacific Business Group on Health; Ted von Glahn, MS, director of performance information and consumer engagement, Pacific Business Group on Health, Alice Gosfield, Esq., Alice G. Gosfield and Associates, PC; Shannon Robshaw, MSW, chief executive officer, Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum; William A. Smith, EdD, PhD, executive vice president and social scientist, Academy Educational Development; Shoshanna Sofaer, DrPH, Robert P. Luciano Professor of Health Care Policy, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York; Jon White, MD, director of health information technology; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Jan Whitehouse, senior vice president, Save Lives Save Dollars, Greater Detroit Area Health Council; and the teams at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Center for Health Improvement.
We consider our Learning Network tools to be works in progress, and always welcome your comments. Please forward suggestions to AHRQ's Peggy McNamara at email@example.com.
AHRQ appreciates citation as to source. Suggested format follows: Davis, L. Multi-stakeholder Community Inventory Modules. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, May 2008.
AHRQ Contract No: HHSA290200710022T
Current as of March 2009
Multi-stakeholder Community Inventory Modules. Revised January 2009. Agency for Healthcare
Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/value/cimodules.htm