CQI approach to improving health outcomes for RHD         patients         presented by       Marea Fittock   ARF/RHD Proj...
Overview of Presentation• CQI – Continuous  Quality Improvement• ARF/RHD ABCD  Project• Regional Audit Results• Benefits o...
CQI – ARF/RHD Project● A method of stepping back, looking at how  things are done, thinking about how things  can be done ...
The ABCD QI Cycle                          1: Signed                                          Agreement                   ...
Key Points● Continuous Quality Improvement doesn’t happen  overnight● It is a slow but dynamic and ongoing process● It is ...
Background to ABCD ARF/RHD Project  2006 – Tom Clemens – GP working at Kunbarrlunjnja  Adapted from existing Audit and Bes...
Outline of ARF/RHD Project3 year project – incorporate ARF/RHD QI toolsinto the ABCD Project6 sites in the Northern Territ...
Applying the ABCD model to ARF/RHD•   Employs a Participatory Action Research Model•   Uses external facilitators•   an ed...
Overview of audit process
Audit Results
Scheduled Services
Reason for last Attendance
Management Plan
All clients on BPG injections:Record of follow up Actions
AcknowledgementsARF/RHD Management Committee / Chief InvestigatorsRoss Bailie, Malcolm MacDonald, Keith Edwards, Jonathan ...
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CQI approach to improving health outcomes for RHD patients

  1. 1. CQI approach to improving health outcomes for RHD patients presented by Marea Fittock ARF/RHD Project Officer
  2. 2. Overview of Presentation• CQI – Continuous Quality Improvement• ARF/RHD ABCD Project• Regional Audit Results• Benefits of CQI
  3. 3. CQI – ARF/RHD Project● A method of stepping back, looking at how things are done, thinking about how things can be done better● Aims to foster innovation in the health care system to improve the quality of RHD care by using CQI processes
  4. 4. The ABCD QI Cycle 1: Signed Agreement 2: Orientation / training6: Implementation 3: Audits, system assessment Action research 5: Participatory interpretation and action planning And on to the 4: Data analysis and next cycle … reporting and the next …
  5. 5. Key Points● Continuous Quality Improvement doesn’t happen overnight● It is a slow but dynamic and ongoing process● It is primarily about raising the general standard of care and not blaming or pointing the finger● Will work best if all staff are involved and own the process
  6. 6. Background to ABCD ARF/RHD Project 2006 – Tom Clemens – GP working at Kunbarrlunjnja Adapted from existing Audit and Best Practice in Chronic Disease (ABCD) audit tools Based on National Heart Foundation Guidelines
  7. 7. Outline of ARF/RHD Project3 year project – incorporate ARF/RHD QI toolsinto the ABCD Project6 sites in the Northern Territory
  8. 8. Applying the ABCD model to ARF/RHD• Employs a Participatory Action Research Model• Uses external facilitators• an educative process to assist health centres to assess their service delivery for ARF/RHD prevention and management and the systems that support it
  9. 9. Overview of audit process
  10. 10. Audit Results
  11. 11. Scheduled Services
  12. 12. Reason for last Attendance
  13. 13. Management Plan
  14. 14. All clients on BPG injections:Record of follow up Actions
  15. 15. AcknowledgementsARF/RHD Management Committee / Chief InvestigatorsRoss Bailie, Malcolm MacDonald, Keith Edwards, Jonathan Carapetis,Michele Clark, Rosalie Schultz, Tom Clemens, Mathew Parnaby, SaraNoonanOthersABCD TeamParticipating Health Service StaffHeart FoundationUNICEF Australia Pty LtdNT Dept. Health & FamiliesMenzies Contact: Marea Fittock – Email: marea.fittock@menzies.edu.au
  16. 16. Questions:

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