Table 4. Examples of Useful Tools That Can Be Utilized in Outreach Facilitation
Audit and feedback
Best practice guidelines for care
PDSA cycles
Up-to-date listing of community resources
CVD flow sheets
Streamlined processes for referral to specialists
Patient self-management tools
Ask a specialist question and answer processes
Networks and sharing among practices
Tailored development of other QI tools
  • CVD, cardiovascular disease; PDSA, Plan, Do, Study, Act; QI, quality improvement.