Quality in Public Health, Unit B
Unit B: Quality Measurement
This module provides key definitions and concepts for performance measurement. Learn practical tips for selecting and using quality and performance measurement to effectively monitor system performance. A step-by-step example illustrates the process and provides a reference for implementation.
- Understand important quality measurement terms and concepts
- Apply the following practical measurement strategies:
- Preserving the context
- Listening to the Voice of the Process
- Knowing when to bundle and unbundle data
- Using a balanced set of measures
- Differentiating types of measures and their uses
- Implementing a measurement system, not just measures
- Quality Measurement Lecture – Amy Mullenix, MSPH, MSW, 2015. (~20 minutes)
View Lecture | Transcript
- Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Transformation - Part Two. Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH, HRSA associate administrator of maternal and child health, discusses the transformation of the MCH Services Block Grant to States, which aims to reduce burden, maintain flexibility and improve accountability. This video was originally presented at the 2014 MCH Block Grant Reviews. (~23 minutes)
- Institute of Medicine, Committee on Public Health Strategies to Improve Health. 2010. For the public's health: The role of measurement in action and accountability. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. 4 pp.
- Promotion of Improvement as a Science. Marshall M., Pronovost P. and M. Dixon-Woods, The Lancet, 2013. 38(9864): 419-421.
- Identifying Continuous Quality Improvement Priorities in Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting. Julie Preskitt, PhD, MSOT, MPH; Matthew Fifolt, PhD; Peter M. Ginter, PhD; Andrew Rucks, PhD; Martha S. Wingate, DrPH. J Public Health Management Practice, 2014, 00(00), 1–9.7
Complete Module (pg 19-21)
Applied Methods for Health Transformation Implementation in Maternal and Child Health FINAL.pdf