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How-to Guide: Sustainability and Spread


This guide provides information for hospitals on how to sustain and spread improvements they have made since adopting interventions from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign.

This guide identifies well-tested approaches for pursuing those goals:
  • Sustainability: Locking in the progress that hospitals have made and continually building on it
  • Spread: Actively disseminating best practices and knowledge about interventions and implementing each intervention in every available care setting
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  • Original Summary: 03/2014
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Last updated: June 04, 2014.