Institute for Healthcare Improvement (in collaboration with Richard Scoville, IHI Improvement Advisor)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Improvement teams often need a roadmap for applying the science of improvement to the project management tasks associated with their improvement efforts. This step-by-step tool provides a list of essential tasks organized by five key components in all improvement efforts that team leaders, sponsors, and others can use to guide their work.
Richard Scoville, an IHI Improvement Advisor, created this summary list for participants in an advanced illness collaborative, where it proved to be helpful to participants. The tool has since been adapted to guide team participation in several other health care improvement collaboratives.