Evidence Synthesis Program (ESP) Center West Los Angeles VA Medical Center Los Angeles, CA Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD, Director
Mak S, Fenwick K, Myers B, Shekelle PG, Begashaw M, Severin J, Miake-Lye IM. Creating a Culture of Innovation in Healthcare Settings: A Systematic Review. Evidence Synthesis Program, Health Services Research and Development Service, Office of Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs. VA ESP Project #05-226; 2021.
Organizational culture plays a critical role in shaping healthcare delivery environments and service quality. Research is needed to identify programs and interventions that foster a culture of innovation, and to determine how culture of innovation can be evaluated and measured.
Key Question #1: How is culture of innovation defined in literature related to healthcare settings?
Key Question #2: What metrics are used to capture culture of innovation in healthcare settings?
Key Question #3: What are key characteristics and outcomes of programs designed to improve or establish a culture of innovation in healthcare settings?