Readiness for Change

Prepared by:

  • David A. Ganz, MD, Ph.D.; Lisa Rubenstein, MD; Lynn Soban, RN, Ph.D.; Brian Mittman, Ph.D.; Deborah Delevan, MEd; Jenny Barnard (VA Center for Implementation Practice and Research Support)
Section Action Steps Tool That Supports Action Who Should Use the Tool
Overview

Enlist support of
senior leaders

0A

Introduction and Overview for Stakeholders

Senior manager (e.g., Chief Executive Officer or Chief Operating Officer)

Section 1: Are you ready for this change?

1.1

Evaluate current organization

1A

Stakeholder Analysis

Implementation Team leader (e.g., senior manager, clinic site lead or practice manager)

1B Dimensions of the Learning Organization
1.2

Assess and develop leadership support

1C

Leadership Support Assessment

Implementation Team leader

1D Business Case Form
1.3

Identify need for and availability of resources

1E

Resource Needs Assessment

Implementation Team leader

1.4

Assess readiness for change

1F

Organizational Readiness Checklist

Implementation Team leader

 

Section 2: How will you manage change?

2.1

Identify your Implementation Team

2A

Interdisciplinary Team

Implementation Team leader

2.2

Assess the current status of activities at your facility

2B

Quality Improvement Process

Implementation Team leader, individuals designated by the Implementation Team leader

2C Current Process Analysis
2.3

Set goals for improvement based on outcomes
and processes

2D

Action Plan

Implementation Team leader with quality improvement/
safety/risk manager

2.4

Assess progress in
managing change

2E

Managing Change Checklist

Implementation Team leader

Section 3: How do you implement the change in your organization?

3.1

Assign staff roles and responsibilities for tasks identified in set of best practices

3A

Assigning Responsibilities for Using Best Practices Tool

Implementation Team Leader, Practice Manager

3B Staff Roles
3.2

Assess current staff education practices and facilitate integration of new knowledge into practice

3C

Assessing Staff Education and Training

Implementation Team Leader

3.3

Assess your progress in implementing best practices activities

3D

Implementing Best Practices Checklist

Implementation Team Leader

Section 4: How will you evaluate your innovation?

4.1

Evaluate your innovation

 

 

Section 5: How do you sustain an effective innovation?

5.1

Identify factors need to sustain your interprofessional
education efforts

5A

Sustainability Tool

Implementation Team Leader

5.2

Implementation Kit website

www.boisevacoe.org

Implementation Team leader, individuals designated by the Implementation Team leader