Taking Ownership

Sustainability relies on care teams stepping up to take ownership of reducing medical overuse. Room is made for them to do so when a system prioritizes and continually supports this work, nurtures a culture of trust and ongoing communication, and equips providers with reliable data. This kind of culture change can address problems of underuse, misuse, and overuse equally well.

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Key Changes

  • The organization institutionalizes new system-level changes developed by teams working on overuse-reduction projects.
  • Staff, clinicians, and care teams continue to initiate, spread, and celebrate efforts to reduce overuse.

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