Tools & Resources

Quality measures tools and resources

Advancing Pharmacy Health Literacy Practices Through Quality Improvement: Curricular Modules for Faculty

AHRQ Quality Indicators™ Toolkit for Hospitals

AHRQ Safety Program for Long-Term Care: Preventing CAUTI and Other HAIs

Americans as Health Care Consumers: The Role of Quality Information (1996)

Assessing the Evidence for Context-Sensitive Effectiveness and Safety of Patient Safety Practices: Developing Criteria

Asthma Health Disparities Collaborative Coalition Guide

Asthma Return-on-Investment Calculator

"Best Practices in Public Reporting"

Building the Science of Public Reporting

Case Studies from the Quality Improvement Support System

Community Quality Collaboratives 

Joint Statement of Intent on Collaboration in Improving the Quality of Health Care

Consumer Financial Incentives: AHRQ Resources

Designing and Implementing Medicaid Disease and Care Management Programs: A User's Guide

Development of Electronic Transition Tools for Home Health Care

Five AHRQ-Supported Studies Featured in March 2012 Health Affairs

Health Care Efficiency Measures: Identification, Categorization, and Evaluation

Health Care Quality Glossary

Improving the Quality of Asthma Care

Improving the Quality of Diabetes Care

Improving Your Office Testing Process: A Toolkit for Rapid-Cycle Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Leadership by Example: Coordinating Government Roles in Improving Health Care Quality (Institute of Medicine report on Federal quality activities)

Managing and Evaluating Rapid-Cycle Process Improvements as Vehicles for Hospital System Redesign

Methodological Considerations in Generating Provider Performance Scores for Use in Public Reporting: A Guide for Community Quality Collaboratives

Model Public Report Elements: A Sampler

MONAHRQ Software to Easily Create Health Care Quality and Cost Web sites and Reports

Monitoring and Evaluating Medicaid Fee-for-Service Care Management Programs: User's Guide

National Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant Program

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse

On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-Term Care

Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety (PIPS)

Public Reports on Provider Performance for Consumers

Patient Safety Improvement Corps

Patient Self-Management Support Programs: An Evaluation

Pay for Performance: A Decision Guide for Purchasers

Pay for Performance (P4P): AHRQ Resources

Priority Areas for National Action

Promoting Safety and Quality Through Human Resource Practices (PDF)

Purchaser-Provider Synergies Overview

Quality Diagnostic Tools for States

Regional Coalition Collaboration Guide

Selecting Quality and Resource Use Measures: A Decision Guide for Community Quality Collaboratives

System Design: AHRQ Resources

Strategies to Improve Communication Between Pharmacy Staff and Patients

Talking Quality

TeamSTEPPS 2.0 Core Curriculum: Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety

Theory and Reality of Value-Based Purchasing: Lessons from the Pioneers

Toolkit for Redesign in Health Care: Final Report

Using Workforce Practices To Drive Quality Improvement: A Guide for Hospitals

 

Current as of September 2014
Internet Citation: Tools & Resources. September 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/index.html