Center for Health Policy and Research (CHPR) Publications

UMMS Affiliation

Center for Health Policy and Research, Office of Health Care Innovation and Quality



Document Type

Blog Post


Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Organizational Behavior and Theory | Public Health


Blog post to AEA365, a blog sponsored by the American Evaluation Association (AEA) dedicated to highlighting Hot Tips, Cool Tricks, Rad Resources, and Lessons Learned for evaluators. The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness.


Citation: Aboagye R, Senesac P, Morris A, Johnston J, Cherala S. (2016 March 17). Quality Improvement (QI) in Evaluation: Anatomy of a Fishbone (Diagram). [Web Log Post]. Retrieved from


quality improvement, QI, process evaluation, cause and effect, fishbone diagram



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