The Q Programme combines the Intermountain approach to professional practice and quality improvement with the London South Bank University’s strength in working with patients at the heart of decisions, and expertise in working across organisations within systems.
It is widely accepted that decisions made between professionals and patients, based on data, lead to better care. For this to happen clinical and care professionals need senior management and system support in order to provide care that works across the health and care system. It is aimed at securing improvement in quality care by:
- Enabling clinicians and care leaders to develop shared expertise in innovation and improvement
- Developing a rigorous approach to professional accountability using data to review variation and decision-making
- Create a culture of best quality care across each borough in relation to the focused area of need, at the best value, and with patients/service users as partners in decision-making.
This quality innovation and improvement programme covers the following:
- Improve quality through reducing unwarranted variation, generating higher quality and reducing waste (based upon models including Juran’s trilogy model for improvement and Deming’s system of profound knowledge)
- Innovating through new collaborations across integrated systems – Coproduction and Systems Leadership
This programme will:
- Develop your ability to understand and select from the range of improvement / transformation approaches available to secure best quality and value
- Develop skills in application of those approaches to quality and productivity projects (e.g. frailty/ COPD) in borough
- Mapping the process and trigger decisions and planning to secure better quality and value.