Premier Quality Academy
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On-demand education for quality improvement leaders

Whether you’re new to healthcare quality improvement, you’ve taken on a different role, have a new team, or you just need a refresher, this flexible, on-demand class covers fundamental vocabulary, processes, principles and resources that will help you start a quality program or take your existing program to the next level.

Our on-demand class includes 8 dynamic courses:

  1. Quality program overview – outlines the foundational components of a highly reliable quality program, including staffing, functions and culture
  2. Medical staff – details physician performance measurement, physician engagement and peer review
  3. Strategic vision for the future – gives context and urgency to help you be successful in the current healthcare regulatory environment, including value-based purchasing, accountable care organizations and ICD-10 coding preparation
  4. Performance improvement initiatives – provides an overview of Premier’s collaborative methodology and how to prioritize your improvement efforts to form targeted teams with measureable goals
  5. Quality tools – From control charts to fishbone diagrams, this session describes quality tool options and when to use them
  6. Data analytics – demonstrates benchmarking and problem-solving capabilities using reports from Premier’s QualityAdvisorTM tool and QUEST® collaborative
  7. Quality dashboards – recommends a method to select and display metrics in an easy-to-interpret, balanced scorecard format
  8. Culture of safety – discusses the committee structure and communication components of organizations with a strong culture of safety, including briefing tools from TeamSTEPPS® training

Each course is web-based, approximately one hour long, and includes interactive quizzes to ensure you’re meeting the learning objectives. CEU credits are available for completing the entire eight-course class.


  • Take the courses on your time! Access the materials anytime, anywhere on the web.
  • No travel budget needed! Take the class from the comfort of your own desk.
  • One stop for lots of experts! Each course is delivered by highly trained and experienced subject matter experts, gathered in one place, just for you.
  • It’s dynamic! Each course illustrates key concepts in a fun and engaging way.

Who should take this class

  • Quality analysts
  • Quality, safety and infection prevention leaders

CEUs offered

  • ACHE
  • CPHQ


$495 for the class, including all 8 courses

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