Your Project Checklist

The checklists below are designed to help you plan and manage your quality reporting project.

  • Share them with your team as you work through the process of planning and implementing your project.
  • Save the Word versions of these checklists to your computer so you can use them to keep track of what you know, what you need to find out, what you have done, and what you want to do.

For help with PDF format or to download a viewer program for Word format, go to Plug-In Help.

Download the complete checklist. (Word - 463.5 KB; PDF - 533.67 KB)

To download checklists on a specific topic, select the links below:

Plan Your Reporting Project

  • Your Audience (Word - 40.5 KB; PDF - 107.84 KB)
  • Your Objectives (Word - 39 KB; PDF  - 119.08 KB)
  • The Health Care Environment (Word - 47.5 KB; PDF - 114.47 KB)
  • Your Partners (Word - 46.5 KB; PDF - 113.42 KB)
  • The Subject of Your Report (Word - 46.5 KB; PDF - 115.11 KB)
  • Quality Measures (Word - 43 KB; PDF - 111.55 KB)
  • Your Role as a Sponsor (Word - 42 KB; PDF - 109.74 KB)
  • Paying for the Project (Word - 42 KB; PDF - 110.22 KB)
  • Managing the Project (Word - 44 KB; PDF - 113.37 KB)
  • Gaining Trust of Providers and Plans (Word - 42 KB; PDF - 108.28 KB)
  • Testing Report Materials (Word - 43 KB; PDF - 123 KB)
  • Planning Your Evaluation (Word - 42 KB; PDF - 110.62 KB)

Download all checklists for this section. (Word - 190.5 KB; PDF - 313.46 KB)

Translate Data Into Information

Download all checklists for this section. (Word - 134 KB; PDF - 221.89 KB)

Explain and Motivate

  • Delivering Key Messages (Word - 39 KB; PDF - 113.38 KB)
  • Providing Details (Word - 38 KB; PDF - 109.36 KB)
  • Offering Other Information (Word - 38 KB; PDF - 112.05 KB)
  • Supporting Consumers in Using Information (Word - 43 KB; PDF - 116.83 KB)

Download all checklists for this section. (Word - 85 KB; PDF - 178.92 KB)

Disseminate

  • Selecting a Medium (Word - 46.5 KB; PDF - 118.4 KB)
  • Getting Quality Information to Your Audience (Word - 41 KB; PDF - 116.16 KB)
  • Promoting Your Report (Word - 57 KB; PDF - 133.56 KB)

Download all checklists for this section. (Word - 99 KB; PDF - 188.39 KB)

Assess

  • Deciding What To Evaluate (Word - 44.5 KB; PDF - 138.73 KB)
  • Producing an Evaluation Plan (Word - 53 KB; PDF - 119.97 KB)
  • Using Evaluation Findings (Word - 40.5 KB; PDF - 109.76 KB)

Download all checklists for this section. (Word - 86.5 KB; PDF - 188.61 KB)

Page last reviewed June 2015
Page originally created February 2015
Internet Citation: Your Project Checklist. Content last reviewed June 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/talkingquality/tools/workbook.html