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

Charles 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 1998
Externally publishedYes

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

In: Quality Management in Health Care, Vol. 6, No. 4, 09.1998, p. 1-13.

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