David M. Williams, PhD, Improvement Advisor, TrueSimple Improvement
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Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
Description: In this IHI Open School Short, Improvement Advisor David Williams explains the genesis of the Mr. Potato Head exercise he created to teach audiences all over the world about PDSA cycles.
- Why is assembling something such as a Mr. Potato Head doll with a team a valuable way to learn about iterative tests of change?
- Why is measurement a critical component of PDSA cycles?
- Have you ever played David Williams’ Mr. Potato Head PDSA exercise or another quality improvement game? Did you find it effective? Why or why not?