QI Activities

Montana PIN’s QI Framework

The Montana Performance Improvement Network (PIN) is building a process improvement infrastructure for its members to move beyond data collection to improving facility performance, patient safety and satisfaction through multiple network wide QI opportunities.

The goals of this program are to:

QI Implementation Guide & Toolkit

Our national partners have launched a new Toolkit just for Critical Access Hospitals! If you need help operationalizing this toolkit or more information, feel free to reach out to TASC@ruralcenter.org More resources about how to utilize the templates included in the toolkit will be coming out shortly.

This toolkit provides a lot of templates that you can utilize for improving internal process and help track real time data.

Quality Improvement Implementation Guide and Toolkit for Critical Access Hospitals This guide and toolkit offers strategies and resources to help critical access hospital (CAH) staff organize and support efforts to implement best practices for quality improvement. It includes:

  • A quality improvement implementation model for small, rural hospital setting
  • A 10-step guide to leading quality improvement efforts
  • Summaries of key national quality initiatives that align with the priorities of the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP)
  • Best practices for improvement for current MBQIP measures
  • A simple, Excel-based tool to assist CAHs with tracking and displaying real time data for MBQIP and other quality and patient safety measures to support internal improvement efforts