Identifying Possible Changes Using a Driver Diagram


4. Planning Your Improvements: Identifying Possible Changes Using a Driver Diagram

What is it and how can it help me?

It provides a pictorial representation of the system in which you are working and the factors that may cause the outcome.  It helps translate a high-level improvement aim into a logical set of related goals and sub-projects.

Where can I find out more information?

Quality Service and Improvement Tools: Driver Diagrams
NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement

This webpage describes what a Key Driver Diagram is and how it can help you. >

Developing a Key Driver Diagram PowerPoint Desk
Learning Emergence  

Key Driver Diagram basics. >

Driver Diagram YouTube Whiteboard Presentation (6 min)
IHI Open School

Whiteboard presentation on Key Driver Diagram and how you use it to define the system by showing the factors that cause the outcomes. >

Driver Diagram Instruction
Health Quality Ontario

A simple example of a Key Driver Diagram and how to use it. >

Driver Diagram Examples
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Examples of Key Driver Diagrams. >