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The Health Care Improvement portal contains a searchable database of short reports from specific experiences in improving health care to promote an open exchange of ideas and lessons among health care providers and improvement practitioners. Submit your own improvement report or search the Improvement Reports Database using the links below. You can also do a quick search of all publications, tools, and reports available on this site.
Read about improvement experiences, access tools for assessment and improvement, and link to other resources for improving care in these focus areas of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project:
Methods for improving health care encompass a wide range of activities that seek to make health services safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. Read more about improvement methods and approaches that have proven effective in diverse country settings.
Research and Evaluation
HCI’s research and evaluation program studies and draws lessons from country experiences to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health care improvement, focusing on issues related to implementing, spreading, and sustaining improvements in health care.
An improvement collaborative is a quality improvement approach that bring together a large number of teams to work and learn together to rapidly achieve significant improvements in a specific area of care, with intention of spreading these methods to other sites. Read more about the collaborative approach and about collaboratives implemented in health systems around the world, search the database for collaborative profiles, or add your own collaborative profile.