Quality Improvement Initiative
Successful companies use quality improvement methods to create safer and better products. Today, many health organizations are using similar methods to improve the quality of care they provide.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its network of care centers have partnered for years to speed up the rate of improvement in CF care by:
The CF Foundation created a Quality Improvement Toolkit. Like the care center health data, this toolkit aims to help people with CF, their families and care centers become successful partners in improving the quality of CF care. These efforts also reflect the Foundation’s seven goals for improving CF care:
To learn more about quality improvement in CF care, watch the Web cast, "One Team's Story: Raising the Bar of CF Care" (orig. air date April 5, 2005), and "Quality CF Care is More Than the Numbers" (orig. air date November 28, 2006), plus you can read "It's All About Suzy: Quality Improvement in CF Care."