2. Planning Your Improvements: Developing a Measurement Plan
What is it and how will it help?
Measurement in quality improvement allows those responsible for project outcomes to demonstrate current performance, set goals for future performance, and monitor the effects of changes as they are made.
Need more information?
Building an Early Culture of Measurement
How to begin measurement, with examples from the A GP for Me initiative.
Measurement for Improvement YouTube Whiteboard Presentation (9 mins)
Mike Davidge, Head of Measurement at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, explains the seven steps to measurement for improvement.
YouTube animated presentation (2 mins)
How do you measure improvement? Learn about outcome, process, and balancing metrics.
Access sample measurement plans from the In-Patient Care and Locums Programs.
Quality Improvement Measurement Primer
Downloadable workbook providing an overview of quality improvement measurement.
Measurement Plan Instruction
The Measurement Plan is a checklist for examining all aspects of the data collection process.
|Measurement Plan Tool
Health Quality Ontario
A measurement plan template.
Measuring Quality of Care: A Call to Action
A research article outlining the importance of measuring in quality improvement projects.
Successful Measurement for Improvement
An article listing five strategies for determining whether organizational changes are leading to improvement.
The Measurement Family
This short article compares and contrasts different types of measurement.