Data/Quality Improvement Tools

Data & Quality Improvement Tools

Clinics that are part of the Data Transparency Project will share data with other clinics and work to improve on two of the six data transparency measures as identified as top priority by clinic leaders.
OPCA is here to help you and your teams with your improvement projects as you work to report and improve your data! This section of our website will feature a variety of quality improvement tools, toolkits, articles and anything else that may be helpful for clinics. These tools will also be discussed during our monthly Data/QI calls with workgroup staff participating in this project.
In addition to the tools posted on this website, OPCA recommends the following data and quality improvement resources:
  • AHRQ - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • ASQ - The American Society for Quality's library of quality improvement tools
  • CHAMPS - Community Health Associates of Mountain Plan States
  • HITEQ - HIT-data related resources and webinars
  • HP2020 - Healthy People 2020, a great website for assessing national targets for performance measures.
  • HRSA - Health Resources and Services Administration QI Toolkit
  • IHI -  The Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • NQF -  National Quality Forum, a source of many measure definitions
  • RWJF -  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • San Francisco Health Plan - Quality Improvement Resources, including improving patient access, chronic care, office management, patient-provider/staff communication and sample standing orders
  • Creative Safety Supply - 5S Training, Implementation and Methodology 
  • HIPxChange - Free toolkits for a variety of Quality Improvement efforts

Data and Quality Improvement Resource Library

Name Date File size Hits    
Workflow Mapping Toolbox - Multnomah County Health Department Version:1 2017-06-26 500.9 KB 92
QI Toolbox - CHCs of Benton & Linn Counties Version:1 2017-06-26 1.85 MB 88
Quality Improvement Learning Modules - List compiled by ORPRN Version:1 2017-03-16 369 KB 214
A3 Problem Solving Template Version:1 2017-01-24 43.5 KB 269
PDSA Worksheet, Instructions and Examples Version:3 2015-09-29 553.5 KB 472
AIM Statements - Instructions Version:1 2016-04-26 201.83 KB 448
SMART Goals/Objectives - Instructions Version:1 2016-04-26 264.45 KB 489
Flowcharts - Instructions Version:1 2014-04-28 266.57 KB 699
Affinity Diagram Exercise - Instructions Version:1 2015-01-21 190.25 KB 636
Project Charter Template Version:2 2015-01-21 75.5 KB 576
Process Observation Form Version:2 2015-10-20 14.07 KB 376
Report Management Matrix Version:2 2015-10-20 14.24 KB 393
Data Collection Tools & Templates Version:1 2016-06-16 546.15 KB 343
Effective Teams Resources Version:2 2017-01-12 273.79 KB 212
EHR Quality Metric Dataflow Tools Version:1 2016-06-16 1.58 MB 301
Policies and Procedures - Mosaic Medical Version:1 2016-01-29 1.1 MB 338
Five Whys (Root Cause Analysis) Version:1 2016-06-16 366.67 KB 309
Driver Diagrams Version:1 2016-06-16 267.71 KB 310
Cause and Effect Diagrams Version:1 2016-06-16 230.59 KB 325


Have an article, workflow, tool or anything else that you would like to share with other clinics about this measure? Email the Data Transpareny Team at .