Learning to implement quality improvement means learning new processes and new practices. IPC has pulled together a set of resources to help you get started on your improvement journey and, as you continue moving forward, on the pathway to change.
Improving Patient Care Resource Guide [PDF – 2.0 MB]—This resource guide, prepared for the IPC 4 Collaborative, orients health care teams to the terminology and details of how the IPC program works.
Impact Stories—These impact stories highlight the experiences of IPC sites and the significant strides their teams have made on improvements and clinical outcomes. Read these impact stories to learn more about IPC sites’ improvement journeys.
Presentations—To share information about IPC and its tools, lessons learned, and resources as widely as possible, we have uploaded these presentations for your use.
Glossary [PDF – 361 KB]—The quality improvement field has its own set of terms and “tools of the trade.” This Improving Patient Care glossary provides explanations of key terms you will find on this website.
—The Knowledge Portal is the IPC 2012–2013 online learning community designed to facilitate collaboration and communication with IPC 4 and Quality and Innovation Learning Network teams. It’s a central repository of information with training materials, manuals, and other reference materials for teams to access as well as a calendar of IPC calls, office hours, trainings, and activities.