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Skip to 0 minutes and 11 secondsHello and welcome to week 4 of this course, Understanding Innovation in the Healthcare Sciences. In week 3, you learned about how to develop, project plan and manage time and resources using simple techniques and tools. We also learned about techniques to measure the current service baseline and also how to measure the impact of any changes. During week 4, you will learn about adopting and dissemination of your innovation. You will begin by exploring how you adopt your innovation into routine practice in your organisation. We will then move on to learn about techniques to enable you to show that your innovation has made a difference and achieve the goals you set out to achieve in your project plan.

Skip to 0 minutes and 55 secondsA lot of innovation and service improvement is undertaken in small teams working in their own organisation to solve local problems. Dissemination to all stakeholders and others working in and out with the organisation is also an important aspect of innovation. And we will end by looking at techniques to help you disseminate your work, including the benefit of public and patient engagement. You will also reflect on the most appropriate dissemination approaches in your own specialty. By the end of week 4, you will understand how to adopt and introduce your innovation into routine practice and how to show the benefits as defined in your proposal.

Skip to 1 minute and 39 secondsYou will also have learned how to disseminate your innovation, both within and outwith your own organisation, and the benefits of dissemination for your stakeholders, including the role of patient and public involvement. The education team hope you enjoy week 4 of this course.

Welcome to Week 4

This week you will learn how to get your innovation adopted into routine practice, how to evaluate the success of your innovation after it has been introduced into your service, and how to effectively communicate the outcomes of your innovation project and spread its adoption across the health service.

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