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.
Quality Measurement Lecture – Amy Mullenix, MSPH, MSW, 2015. (~20 minutes)
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)
Complete Module (pg 19-21)
For the Public’s Health: The Role of Measurement in Action and Accountability. 2011. The Institute of Medicine. Report Brief.
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