Quality Leadership Links

  • AAHSA Quality First
  • American Health Quality Association. The association of the Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO's)
  • Baldrige National Quality Program - Provides information on the Baldridge process and the Baldridge National Quality Award.
  • Veterans Administration (VA) Health Services Research and Development Service Works to identify and evaluate innovative strategies that lead to accessible, high quality, cost-effective care for veterans and the nation.
  • The Five Wishes document helps you express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself. Five Wishes also encourages discussing your wishes with your family and physician.
  • Growth House:  Our primary mission is to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying through public education and global professional collaboration.This website gives you access to a comprehensive collection of reviewed resources for end-of-life care.
  • Innovative Models and Approaches for Palliative Care - dedicated to long-term changes to improve health care for dying people and their families. Through the work of innovative demonstration projects and national workgroups we strive to address particular challenges to existing models of hospice and palliative care.
  • Moyers on Dying:  On Your Own Terms   It contains information and articles on several aspects of dying:  End of Life Tools; Care Options; Final Days; Therapy and Support.