Advance: ​Essentials for QI Advisors





ADVANCE is a ten-month quality improvement training program that prepares participants to lead and sustain health care quality improvement initiatives. 

Click here for the 2019 ADVANCE Program Application

Click here for the 2019 ADVANCE Program Description

View the ADVANCE 2019 Essentials for Quality Improvement Informational Webinar


Program Overview 

In the ADVANCE program, participants have the opportunity to:

      • Learn from quality leaders and experts
      • Apply learning in real time to a QIP focused quality improvement project
      • Receive 1:1 coaching from Partnership HealthPlan QI staff
      • Gain quality improvement and project management knowledge, tools, and skills
      • Establish infrastructure and affect practice culture to advance future improvement endeavors

Quality Improvement experts guide participants in practical, participatory learning sessions. Topics covered include:

      • The Model for Improvement
      • PDSAs in Action
      • Understanding Variation
      • Using Data for Improvement
      • Change Management
      • Spread and Sustainability
      • Project Management and Meeting Facilitation

The ADVANCE Advantage

Training delivered by expert faculty, via a combination of on-site and virtual learning sessions.

Hands-on application of learning to a QIP focused Quality Improvement Project:

      • ​​​​​Using the Model for Improvement as a framework, participants will practice their quality improvement skills at their site by leading a QI project
​ Mentorship from a Partnership HealthPlan Performance Improvement Advisor:

        • Regular check-ins to assess progress of project and provide feedback, direction, and support
        • A minimum of one site visit during the program
        • Ongoing training to enhance team effectiveness
        • Recommendations regarding project documentation

    Contact Us


    ​ ​​