Implement and sustain where tested

The focus here is on the activities that are required after testing has shown that a change is effective and leads to improvement. Implementation uses PDSA cycles to support making the change a routine and integral part of the system before spreading to other parts of the organisation.

The Improvement Journey
Implement on the Improvement Journey
Topics in Implementing locally

Approaches to Implementation

  • Implementation as a series of cycles
  • Three implementation approaches:
    • Just do it
    • Parallel
    • Sequential

Requirements for Sustainability

  • Practices to help make improvement permanent

Social aspects of Implementation

  • Getting commitment to change
References, Frameworks and Tools

The Improvement Guide.

How Do You Move Logically Toward Implementation? (Video - IHI Open School)

What’s the Secret to Change Implementation? (Video - IHI Open School)

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