Healthcare Improvement

Resources: Plan-Do-Study-Act Model

• Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA)
• Donnelly, P., & Kirk, P. (2015). Using the PDSA model for effective change management. Education for Primary Care, 26(4), 279–281.
o This article looks at ways to apply the PDSA model to drive and maintain change initiatives.
• Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (n.d.). How to improve. Retrieved from
o This website provides an overview of the PDSA cycle and resources related to using it to drive improvement and change.
• Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (n.d.). QI games: Learn how to use the PDSA cycles by spinning coins [Video]. Retrieved from
o This video walks you through a simplified PDSA cycle.

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