Quality Initiatives

The Duke Division of Community Health has developed Quality Initiatives designed to improve outcomes, beneficiaries' experience of care, and population health, while also aiming to reduce healthcare costs through improvement.

Community Health Training Module

Working in the community and with the community can be an exciting and rewarding process. We can proactively address health needs in a community setting, but this presents different challenges than working in a conventional clinical setting. This module describes steps to take to develop a community health program.  Programs can range from a one-time health screening event to an ongoing educational program for community residents.  No matter the size or scope of a community health project, many of the basic steps are the same.

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LEAN Management

Northern Piedmont Community Care offers Lean Management training activities to ambulatory care practices. Lean Management is a model used to identify wasteful procedures, reduce costs, and increase quality. Email Ashley Nunnery.