Using Improvement Science to Accelerate Community Transformation
These resources provide practical guidance on how to use improvement methods and tools in community-based settings to advance health, well-being, and equity.
- Using PDSA Cycles in Community-Based Collaboratives: Define PDSA cycles, examples, tips and lessons, and addressing common challenges
- Teaching Driver Diagrams to Advance the Work of Community-Based Collaboratives: Key elements of driver diagrams, approaches and techniques, and tips
- Using PDSA Cycles in Community-Based Collaboratives: This guide shares the opportunities, challenges, and learning from several select communities and includes community-based examples of improvement work.
- Teaching Driver Diagrams to Advance the Work of Community-Based Collaboratives: This implementation guide explains the driver diagram, one quality improvement tool used by SCALE communities to plan and guide their improvement efforts, and describes ways communities can use and adapt this tool.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) convened the 100 Million Healthier Lives initiative (2014–2020), funded in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, with the audacious goal of helping 100 million people worldwide live healthier lives. Using a unique approach to cross-sector collaboration, hundreds of partners worked together in the 100 Million Healthier Lives initiative to creatively address the social determinants of health and well-being and build capability and capacity by partnering with people with lived experience of inequity to co-design, co-implement, and co-evaluate change.
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