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, go to PDF Help . To download a viewer program for Word format, go to Word Viewer.

Download the complete checklist. (Word [ Microsoft Word file - 463.5 KB]; PDF [ PDF file - 533.67 KB])

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

Plan Your Reporting Project

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

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

Translate Data Into Information

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

Explain and Motivate

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

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

Disseminate

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

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

Assess

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

Download all checklists for this section. (Word [ Microsoft Word file - 86.5 KB]; PDF [ PDF file - 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