Practice Improvement Capacity Rating Scale

The Practice Improvement Capacity Rating Scale is a resource for practice coaches to identify readiness of ambulatory practices to conduct quality improvement (QI) activities and how best to structure consultative support. The rating scale addresses a fundamental question facing practice coaches and those implementing practice coaching programs: “How do we strategically allocate scarce practice coaching resources in ways that maximize QI impact?”

This tool was developed through Aligning Forces for Quality, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s signature effort to lift the overall quality of health care in targeted communities, as well as reduce racial and ethnic disparities and provide real models for national reform.