Wells S, Tamir O, Gray J, Naidoo D, Bekhit M, Goldmann D. Are quality improvement collaboratives effective? A systematic review. BMJ Quality and Safety. October 21, 2017. [Epub ahead of print]
Quality improvement collaboratives have been adopted widely as an approach to shared learning and improvement in health care. In a systematic review of the literature on QI collaboratives, the authors conclude that, overall, the collaboratives included in their review reported significant improvements in targeted clinical processes and patient outcomes.