Perla RJ, Bradbury E, Gunther-Murphy C. Large-scale improvement initiatives: A scan of the literature. Journal for Healthcare Quality. 2011 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print.] [DOI: 10.1111/j.1945-1474.2011.00164.x]
This article provides a succinct scan of the literature as it relates to the current thinking and practice in large-scale improvement initiatives in health care. Four primary drivers (factors) were identified: Planning and Infrastructure; Individual, Group, Organizational, and System Factors; The Process of Change; and Performance Measures and Evaluation.