Introducing Primary Care Practices to Facilitation

Resource: Introducing a Practice to Facilitation

Part of an AHRQ curriculum used to train practice facilitators, this resource explains the concept of practice facilitation to improve health care quality and how to help practices understand the purpose and functions of a practice facilitator. It also contains tips on preparing a practice for quality improvement efforts and communicating with practice leadership. Sections of this resource include:

  • Understand Facilitation Versus Consultation.
  • Teach the Practice How To Work With You.
  • Keep Leadership Aware of Your Work.

Institution of origin: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Author(s): Knox L, Brach C

File size and format: 559 KB, PDF

# of pages: 10

Target audience(s): Practice Facilitators, Quality Improvement Professionals

Acknowledgements: This document is part of AHRQ’s Primary Care Practice Facilitation Curriculum, available at:

Publication date: September 2015

Page last reviewed November 2018
Page originally created October 2018
Internet Citation: Introducing Primary Care Practices to Facilitation. Content last reviewed November 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
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