Evaluating Quality Improvement Training Programs

Under this grant project, Stacey Little, Principal Investigator, will evaluate post-professional, inter-disciplinary quality improvement (QI) training opportunities of the National Quality Center (NQC) including: an on-line Quality Academy national (Webcast) conference calls; Training-of-Trainers Program; national and regional workshops; and on-site consultant training and assistance. This evaluation team will test the following hypotheses: (1) The NQC Training Program improves the ability of health care providers to successfully initiate, manage and assess QI initiatives; (2) Investment in provider training yields organizational benefits regarding improved patient quality of care, satisfaction and health outcomes; (3) The utilization of different training modalities contributes to clinical care programs' effective initiation, management and assessment of QI initiatives; (4) Personal, organizational and contextual factors related to the providers and their organizations affect what combination of NQC training modalities will be the most beneficial and cost effective.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $159,689.00

Awarded on: 10/6/2011

Time frame: 7/1/2011 - 2/29/2012

Grant Number: 69490


Family Health International (FHI 360)

1825 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., 8th Floor
Washington, 20009-5721


Myriam Hamdallah
Project Director


Stacey Little
Project Director