Changes Concepts & Ideas


6. Planning Your Improvements: Change Concepts and Ideas

What is it and how will it help?

Originating from a general and abstract change concept, a change idea is an actionable, specific idea for changing a process. Change ideas can come from research, best practices, or from other organizations that have recognized a problem and have demonstrated improvement on a specific issue.


Need more information?

Using Change Concepts for Improvement
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Explains key concepts for change and provides some common examples.

Quality Improvement Primer: Change Concepts and Ideas
Health Quality Ontario

A more detailed workbook explaining some of the key change concepts.