As of 1 August 2019 if you work in general practice a new: Practice Incentives Program (PIP) for Quality Improvement (QI).
Train IT Medical Principal Katrina Otto has now facilitated 24 PIP QI workshops or webinars specifically on PIP QI – for over 1000 GPs, nurses, practice managers and administration staff across Australia.
Check out our checklist to be eligible for PIP QI:
- Practice accreditation
- Engage with your Primary Health Network.
- Set up PRODA so you can apply online.
- Install and learn either Pen CS, POLAR or MD Insights.
- Review the 10 measures in the ‘Eligible Data Set’.
- Start implementing formal ‘Quality Improvement’ activities, often called PDSAs. (we have tons of samples for you too).
Step 1: Register with PRODA
Step 2: Learn data analytic tools Pen CS, POLAR or MD Insights
PEN Computer Systems Clinical Audit Tools (PEN CAT4)
Pen CS PIP QI Booklet 2019 – hot off the press!!
PEN CAT4 Summary Sheet – Train IT Medical
Population Level Analysis and Reporting Tool – POLAR GP from Outcome Health uses health analytics to understand and respond to population health trends, identify specific patient cohorts for action, supports quality in
primary health services and provide insights into the local business drivers for general practice.
POLAR & PIP QI – coming soon
PIP QI & MD Insights – coming soon
Step 3: Start your data ‘Quality Improvement’ Activities (PDSA’s)
Our favourite PIP QI websites, resources & links:
EMPHN Quality Improvement Learning Module
CESPHN Quality Improvement
Video: Model for Improvement
Absolute cardiovascular disease risk management – National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance
Improving health record quality in general practice – RACGP – 2019
Data Quality Checklist before uploading to My Health Record – created by Train IT Medical for the Australian Digital Health Agency
Blog: ‘Data Aggregation’ blog – Train IT Medical
Blog: ‘5 Steps to Data Quality Success’ – Train IT Medical
Presentation from 2017 where we introduced PIP QI:
‘Data Aggregation for Business and Clinical Quality Improvement’ – NWMPHN Primary Care Conference.