6 Quality Improvement Fundamentals from IHI
Rapid cycle learning is a quality improvement approach that supports quick decision-making through the collection and review of data. Through small tests of change, your institution can identify meaningful and effective improvements to scale across an organization.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an internationally recognized leader in quality assurance and improvement initiatives, lays out six key steps to advance rapid cycle learning:
- Set Aims
- Establish Measures
- Select Changes
- Test Changes
Additional insight into rapid cycle learning — including case studies and workshops — is available in the IHI guide, How to Improve.