Table 5. Strategies for Best Results in an Outreach Facilitation Project
  1. Hire facilitators who have the qualities to work with various providers and provide training in QI principles and change management.

  2. Use audit and feedback to establish baseline and give motivation.

  3. Employ a variety of tools such as Plan, Do, Study, Act; community resources and programs; and evaluation plans.

  4. Tailor techniques and tools to specific practice needs.

  5. Assist with enhanced access to specialists where possible.

  6. Close the loop; revisit earlier work and evaluate progress, hurdles, and plans.

  7. Celebrate small successes and build on them to progress.

  • QI, quality improvement.