On-Time Quality Improvement Program

The On-Time Quality Improvement program is designed to improve long-term care by turning daily documentation into useful information that enhances clinical care planning.

On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-Term Care
The On-Time Quality Improvement program is designed to improve long-term care by turning daily documentation into useful information that enhances clinical care planning. The health information technology (Health IT) initiative is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), with support from the California Healthcare Foundation.

On-Time Quality Improvement Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities
The On-Time Quality Improvement program is a practical approach to quality improvement (QI) in long-term care, embedding QI strategies and best practices into health information technology. This manual is an introduction to the On-Time QI approach.

On-Time Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Partnering With Quality Improvement Organizations
This report describes the results of the project "On-Time Quality Improvement in Long Term Care," which was designed to reengineer the nursing home's workflow processes around pressure ulcer prevention and integrate health information technology into those processes.

On-Time Pressure Ulcer Healing Project
The On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-Term Care Program is funded by AHRQ, generally in collaboration with a State Department of Health, a Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), or a trade association, to improve nursing home care. The focus is on prevention and timely treatment during routine care.

Page last reviewed March 2013
Internet Citation: On-Time Quality Improvement Program. March 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/ontime/index.html