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Using QI in the real world

Putting the people in your plans and the plans in your people

A practical look at using Improvement Science methods in everyday work. 

Promising ideas almost never work without adaptation and a process of embedding innovations alongside existing ways of working. The science of improvement helps ensure your changes are effective, safe and sustainable. But too often even the most knowledgeable QI practitioners struggle to make the kind of progress they expect. The evidence shows we need to get personal – your people are a bigger determinant in success than the plans alone.

This theme looks at:

  • the ways in which improvement (or ‘implementation’) science can help with common challenges in leading change
  • three essential tools for your work
  • approaches to using improvement methods in a truly human-centric way

You will get:

  • skills to use driver diagrams, PDSA cycles and run charts to achieve better results with fewer obstacles
  • fresh confidence in engaging colleagues more closely through the process of implementing change
process mapping 1

Format options:

  • presentation / keynote, ideally with audience participation
  • seminar with discussion
  • workshop with action planning
Suggested timings: 30-60 minutes for a ‘talk’, anywhere from 2 hours to several sessions for workshops

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