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Table 1 QIC-projects and programme targets

From: Developing and testing an instrument to measure the presence of conditions for successful implementation of quality improvement collaboratives

Quality domain


Programme targets

Patient logistics

working without waiting lists (WWW)

- Access time for clinical consultation is less than a week


operating theatre (OT)

- Increasing the productivity of operation theatres by 30%


process redesign (PRD)

- Decreasing the total duration of diagnostics and treatment by 40–90%


- Reducing length of in-hospital stay by 30%

Patient safety

medication safety (MS)

- Decreasing the number of medication errors by 50%


pressure wounds (PW)

- The percentage of pressure wounds is lower than 5%


postoperative wound infections (POWI)

- Decreasing postoperative wound infections by 50%