Figure I.1: The Quality Improvement Process: Links, Stages of Change, and Information Supports
Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action
The heading "Links" appears above four ovals that appear left to right. Each oval overlaps with the one after it. The links represented in the ovals are Data, Information, Action, and Improvement. The Stages of Change are noted in order: Measuring, Understanding Gaps and Opportunities, Knowing Improvement Is Possible, and Implementing.
There is an upward arrow pointing up from Supports to the Stages for the four Links columns.
Each stage has three supports, as follows:
Understanding Gaps and Opportunities
- Making the case
Knowing Improvement Is Possible
- Success stories
- Program specifics
- Operational solutions