Sustainability

Toolkit To Improve Safety in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

It is important to build in plans for sustainment when starting an implementation project. The resources below can help your ambulatory surgery center integrate sustainment activities into the project.

Training and Tools for Sustaining Improvement

Management Practices for Sustainability

Developed in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, these resources provide an in-depth look at management practices for sustainability in ambulatory surgery centers. Modules contain slide sets and accompanying facilitator notes, component kits which serve as guides, and tools. Learn more.


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Page last reviewed June 2017
Page originally created April 2017
Internet Citation: Sustainability. Content last reviewed June 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/hais/tools/ambulatory-surgery/sections/sustainability.html