Accelerating Learning and Spread: Six Keys to Success

Research shows that innovations in health care rarely spread and replicate the impact at larger scale. And yet, there is more pressure than ever on delivery systems to produce increased value at a much faster rate to patients and communities. How can healthcare learn faster within or across delivery systems?

This deep-dive intensive will focus on the six changes any organization can apply to successfully learn what works, test and implement at scale.  This program is a combination of lecture, small group discussion and exercise to allow participants to apply the lessons to his or her own priority topic.



  • Understand essential elements of large scale change
  • Determine what resources are needed to effectively learn
  • Apply the thinking of accelerating learning and spread to his or her own initiatives


Lisa Schilling, RN, MPH, National vice president Quality and Care Delivery Effectiveness Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA