National Quality Improvement Center

The National STD QI Center is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide web-based and hands-on quality improvement (QI) training and technical assistance to Prevention Training Centers (PTCs) across the nation.

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In partnership with Population Health Improvement Partners, the National QI Center can provide technical assistance to help you:

Assemble a QI team

Teach your team how to use QI tools and methods at an on-site event (derived from the Lean and Model for Improvement methods)

Implement rapid-cycle QI through Plan-Do -Study-Act (PDSA) cycles on-site and in real time

Provide on-going coaching after the QI event (30, 60, and 90 days post event)

Assist with presentations or manuscripts

NQIC Newsletter January 2016

Improving Access to Care: The Power of Lean QI

Improving CT Screening Among Adolescents

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NQIC Newsletter June 2015

Quality Improvement Foundational Webinar Series with the Center for Public Health Quality

Quality Improvement Resources – STD Screening in MSM

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NQIC Newsletter March 2015

Quality Improvement Foundational Webinar Series with the Center for Public Health Quality

Quality Improvement Resources – Chlamydia Screening

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What is NQIC?

The National STD QI Center is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide web-based and hands-on quality improvement (QI) training and technical assistance to Prevention Training Centers (PTCs) across the nation. We provide webinars on QI methods and on-site events with PTCs and their clinic partners to improve STD screening, diagnosis, and treatment.

Our Team

Lindsey Clopp, MSPH

Lindsey Clopp, MSPH

NQIC Coordinator

She works with partners to coordinate on-site quality improvement trainings to improve STD services and the evaluation of these activities.

Ina Park, MD, MS

Ina Park, MD, MS

Clinical Program Medical Director

She is also the Chief of the Office of Medical and Scientific Affairs at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) STD Control Branch.

Our Partners

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·  Project Title: Improving Chlamydia Screening in Primary Care New York State Department of Health
·  Project Title: Improving Chlamydia Screening in Pediatric Primary Care
·  Project title: TBD

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