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Creating a Culture of Innovation in Healthcare Settings: A Systematic Review

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Creating a Culture of Innovation in Healthcare Settings: A Systematic Review

Prepared by:
Evidence Synthesis Program (ESP) Center
West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD, Director

Recommended citation:
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.



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Introduction

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 Questions

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?

See also

Creating a Culture of Innovation in Healthcare Settings: A Systematic Review - Management Brief


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