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Volume 6

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Welcome to BMJ Quality Improvement Reports , a searchable repository of global quality improvement evidence and best practice. We publish a wide range of articles including; quality improvement projects, research, original articles and quality education reports, amongst others. On our website, you will find a wide range of resources to support you in your quality improvement work such as videos, blogs, podcasts and templates to help you run and write up quality improvement projects here.

You can submit your project by clicking the 'Submit a report' button.

Featured report

Improving Clinical Remission Rates in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Previsit Planning

The Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) adopted a Previsit Planning (PVP) model to identify and discuss symptomatic patients prior to their appointments to identify specific issues that impact disease management. Using the Model for Improvement framework, the team began a weekly review and made care recommendations of patients with active disease who were cared for by one physician. Interventions were modified over multiple Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) improvement cycles to increase the number of providers and to include patients with mild or moderate disease activity. The clinical remission rate for the Center's patients increased from 77% (n=597) in September 2014 to 83% (n=585) in August 2015 and has been maintained.

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Find out what articles we want to publish and how to prepare your submission. If you are submitting a quality improvement report/value report, you must ensure you have used our downloadable SQUIRE template to write up your submission. The SQUIRE guidelines provide a gold standard framework for writing up quality improvement work.

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The resource centre contains a selection of blogs, podcasts, videos and learning modules to help support your quality improvement learning. It also contains our guide to running a quality improvement project.

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