QI 201 Lesson 2: Tactics for Spreading Change
In this lesson, you'll learn about five characteristics of innovations that spread as identified by sociologist Everett Rogers. Based on these traits, we'll provide you with a tool, the New Idea Scorecard, to assess your idea for a change. Finally, we'll provide you with a roadmap for spreading a change, which we call IHI's Framework for Spread.
Estimated Time of Completion: 25 minutes
Learning Objectives
After completing this lesson, you will be able to:
1. List sociologist Everett Rogers’ five attributes of innovations that spread.
2. Use the New Idea Scorecard to assess an innovation concept.
3. Explain the components of IHI’s Framework for Spread.
Contributors
Author(s):
Sue Butts-Dion, Improvement Advisor, Butts-Dion Consulting, Inc. View Profile
Editor(s):
Laura Fink, Senior Managing Editor, Institute for Healthcare Improvement View Profile
Jane Roessner, PhD, Writer, Institute for Healthcare Improvement View Profile
Reviewer(s):
James Moses, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Quality Improvement, Associate CQO, Boston Medical Center View Profile
Lloyd Provost, MS, Statistician, Associates in Process Improvement View Profile
Marie Schall, MA, Senior Director, Institute for Healthcare Improvement View Profile
Richard Scoville, PhD, Improvement Advisor/Consultant, Institute for Healthcare Improvement View Profile
Requirements
You must be a registered IHI.org user to take this lesson.
You must achieve a minimum score of 75% to successfully complete this lesson.