A framework for collaborative improvement: lessons from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Breakthrough Series.

C. M. Kilo

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Abstract

The article describes the Breakthrough Series, a collaborative improvement model developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. The model adapts and applies existing knowledge to multiple, similar sites to accomplish common aims. It has been used to address several of the most pressing issues in health care today. The article outlines key elements of the Breakthrough Series to provide a framework for future collaborative improvement efforts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-13
Number of pages13
JournalQuality management in health care
Volume6
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Health(social science)
  • Health Policy
  • Care Planning

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