Overview of How to Improve Using Plan-Do-Study-Act

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) uses the Model for Improvement as the framework to guide improvement work following a Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) model. The Model for Improvement is a simple, yet powerful tool for accelerating improvement. This model is not meant to replace change models that organizations may already be using, but rather to accelerate improvement.