These fact sheets were developed by the Consumer Purchaser Disclosure Project and provide excellent, understandable explanations of basic concepts of quality improvement. The project is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This fact sheet explains how our U.S. health care systems are failing to ensure quality of care:
This fact sheet explains why our health care delivery systems must be fundamentally re-designed:
This fact sheet explains the connection between quality improvement and reduction of health care disparities:
And this fact sheet explains how health information technology is essential to quality improvement:
While these fact sheets were developed in 2007, many of their recommendations have become enacted through the Health Information Technology for Clinical and Economic Health Act of 2009 and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.