The Appropriateness of Care Framework is a strategy to improve and embed ‘appropriate care’ within a broad range of patient-centered clinical areas. The framework includes the following components:
a quality improvement methodology to improve Appropriateness of Care at the clinical practice level;
a stakeholder engagement and communication plan;
a plan that outlines infrastructure requirements for capturing, analyzing and reporting essential data; and
a toolkit to support groups or organizations who want to undertake improvement work in any clinical area.