Pronovost Slide17

It Is Time To Get Serious about the Science of Healthcare Delivery

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

Why did it Work

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  • Framed as a solvable social problem.
  • Kept score with measure clinicians believed valid.
  • Guided by science.
  • Focused on technical and adaptive.
  • Top down measures and practices local adaption of interventions and implementation.
  • Use of Soft and Hard edges:
    • Management tools, social pressure, economic incentives, regulatory pressure.

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Internet Citation: Pronovost Slide17: It Is Time To Get Serious about the Science of Healthcare Delivery. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-04-nac/pronovost/slide17.html