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Appendix C. Sample Timeline Template

Community quality collaboratives are community-based organizations of multiple stakeholders, including health care providers, purchasers (employers, employer coalitions, Medicaid and others), health plans, and consumer advocacy organizations, that are working together to transform health care at the local level. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers these organizations many tools to assist in their efforts.

Sustainability Toolbox for Community Quality Collaboratives

Project Launch
Kick-off with Facilitator & Staff XX                        
Complete Prework Checklist  XX                       
Confirm Scope, Deliverables, Timeline    XX                     
Establish Steering Committee     X                     
Phase I: Preparation
Affirm Vision with Steering Committee      XXXX                 
Board Meeting #1: Level-set Programs
& Validate Vision
Conduct Environmental Scan        XXXXXX             
Create Stakeholder Prioritization Survey           XXX             
Conduct Prioritization Survey             XXX           
Compile Survey & Scan Results               XXXX        
Prepare Prioritization Recommendations                 XX        
Phase II: Definition
Present Analysis Results to Board                   X       
Facilitate Prioritization Session                   X       
Draft Sustainability Plan document                   XXXX    
Phase III: Execution
Build Implementation Workplan                     XXX   
Draft Dashboard                       XX  
Confirm Plan, Workplan, Dashboard
with Steering Group
Execute Plan                         Grey
Monitor Results                         Grey

Updated October 21, 2008

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Page last reviewed January 2009
Internet Citation: C. Sample Timeline Template: Appendix C: Timeline Template. January 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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