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New Page Focuses on Innovation Concepts and Strategies
The Innovations Exchange announces the launch of a new page titled Innovation Concepts and Strategies, featuring articles about fundamental concepts related to health care innovation and strategies for achieving successful change within organizations.

New Perspectives
How To Build Sustainability Into the Innovation Process
by Tamra E. Minnier, RN, MSN, FACHE; Chief Quality Officer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Member, Innovations Exchange Editorial Board

Harnessing Disruptive Innovation in Health Care
by Paul E. Plsek, MS, Paul E. Plsek & Associates, Inc.; Member Emeritus, Innovations Exchange Editorial Board

Events & Podcasts
New Innovations Exchange Video Series
AHRQ announces a new video series, Frontline Innovators on Providing Patient- and Family-Centered Care, which features three brief profiles of health care professionals sharing stories about how they have put the core concepts of patient- and family-centered care into practice.

May 20 Web Event
Join the Innovations Exchange on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm ET for a free Web event titled Patient- and Family-Centered Care for Adults With Chronic Conditions
Articles & Guides
Access resources for problem-solving and innovation adoption.
States Turn to Managed Care To Constrain Medicaid Long-Term Care Costs
Larry Polivka, PhD, Executive Director of the Claude Pepper Center and Scholar in Residence at the Claude Pepper Foundation at Florida State University
Lynda Flowers, JD, MSN, RN, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor for the Health Team of AARP’s Public Policy Institute

Developing and Testing an Idea
Paul Plsek, MS, Paul E. Plsek & Associates, Inc.; Author, Accelerating Health Care Transformation with Lean and Innovation: The Virginia Mason Experience; Former Member, Innovations Exchange Editorial Board
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Last updated: April 23, 2014.