Implementing & Spreading the Changes

2. Implementing Improvements: Implementing & Spreading the Changes

What is it and how can it help me?

Once a team has tested their improvement ideas through small tests of change (Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycles or PDSAs) and are confident that the changes are an improvement, you are ready to implement changes.  This requires careful planning in order to be successful.

Where can I find out more information?

Quality Improvement Primer: Implementing & Sustaining Change
Health Quality Ontario

Engaging others, communicating and managing changes require some careful planning. This document outlines some of the important considerations and can be used along with the instruction sheet to ensure the best chances of success. >

Communications Plan Instruction
Health Quality Ontario

This instruction sheet describes how to develop and use a communications plan. >

Implementation Key Areas Template
Health Quality Ontario

Once you have read through the supporting documents, this fillable PDF will allow you to formalize and document the resources and training required to carry out your implementation plan. >