|Building knowledge, asking questions (2013) describes the challenges of performing PDSA cycles and makes recommendations for effective reporting in the literature.|
|A Hastings Center Special Report. The Ethics of Using QI Methods to Improve Health Care Quality and Safety (2006) is a classic report which clarified the conduct and ethics of quality improvement activities, the similarities and differences between QI and research and the role of the IRB in QI activities.|
|The IHI: Comparing Lean and Quality Improvement (2014) White Paper provides a description of the basic concepts of Lean and IHI-QI (Model for Improvement et al) methods, contrasts each method and provides recommendations for when each is the best approach.|
|Implementation Science in Pediatric Health Care Advances and Opportunities (2015) defines implementation science, the study of methods to promote the systematic translation of clinical research findings into routine practice with the goal of eliminating knowledge-to-practice gaps in health care and decision making, and outlines key recommendations to advance the discipline of implementation science.|
|The run chart: a simple analytical tool for learning from variation in healthcare processes (2011) is a simple-to-read description of run chart construction and interpretation.|
|A trigger tool to detect harm in pediatric inpatient settings (2015) is a study that describes how a pediatric inpatient trigger tool can be used to identify potential harm events in hospitalized children and how to improve interventions.
|Half Life of a Printed Handoff Document (2015) describes the limitations and potential risks associated with paper handoff documents.|
|Fifteen years after to Err is Human: a success story to learn from|