The Problem with Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycles

Reed JE ; Card AJ.The problem with Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles.  BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Dec 23.

Rapid-cycle improvement methods have been embraced as an approach to enhancing health care quality and have achieved varying levels of success. This commentary explores how insufficient implementation of plan-do-study-act cycles can hinder its effectiveness as an improvement strategy.

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