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Using principles of diffusion of innovation to improve nursing home care.

by Christine R Kovach, Sarah Morgan, Patricia E Noonan, Michael Brondino
Journal of nursing care quality

Abstract

Principles of diffusion of innovation were used to change care provided to people with dementia in 9 nursing homes. Use of these principles was associated with increased assessment in response to behavior change, increased administration of analgesics, and a significant decrease in resident behavioral symptoms. Results of this study support the emerging consensus that diffusion of innovation is an effective model for making changes in performance of healthcare organizations.

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