Published: papers, books, case studies


Why, How and What difference do they make? Presentation by Hilary Rowell, Nat Hudson, Chris Taylor, September 2015 here

South African Healthcare Leader Visit - Lancaster, Thursday 2 July 2015

Click here to view the presentation of Glyn Jones Innovation Programme Manager Lancashire Care NHS FT

The role of an Innovation Scout - Quick Reference Guide

The role of an Innovation Scout

Appitized Health specialise in producing mobile app solutions for the healthcare sector. Recently they have introduced 2 brand new products to their range The NHS Medical Handbook and Pocket Midwife. 

How Stella Saved the Farm: A Tale About Making Innovation Happen: A Wild and Woolly Yarn About Making Innovation Happen

By Chris Trimble and Vijay Govindarajan

Communities of Influence: Improving Healthcare Through Conversations and Connections

By Elizabeth Lank, Jane Maher and Alison Donaldson

Evaluating the Impact of Leadership Development

By Kelly M. Hannum and Jennifer W. Martineau

Pursuing the Triple Aim: Seven Innovators Show the Way to Better Care, Better Health, and Lower Costs

By Maureen Bisognano and Charles Kenney

Undressing the Elephant; Why Good Practice Doesn't Spread in Healthcare

By Sarah Fraser

Open Services Innovation: Rethinking your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era

By Henry W Chesburgh

Open Innovation: The Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology

By Henry W Chesburgh

Headlines, Headaches and the Human Condition

By Steve Whiddett. 

If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently

By Fred Lee

Measuring Quality Improvement in Healthcare: A Guide to Statistical Process Control Applications

By Raymond G. Carey

The Art Of Innovation: Success Through Innovation the IDEO Way

By Tom Kelley 

Quality Improvement in Primary Care: The essential guide

By Stephen Gillam 

Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation: What They Can't Teach You at Business or Design School

By Idris Mootee

Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration

By David Kelley 

Just Culture

By Sydney Dekker 

Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All

By David Kelley 

The Ten Faces of Innovation: Strategies for Heightening Creativity

By Tom Kelley

Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation

By Tim Brown

Exploring Entrepreneurship: Practices and Perspectives

By Blundel, R.K. and Lockett, N 

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Seven Patterns of Innovation

By Steven Johnson

Journal Papers 

The Nonspread of Innovations: the Mediating Role of Professionals

Diffusion of Innovations in Service Organisations: Systematic Review and Recommendations

No Magic Targets 

Creating a Culture of Innovation - a Google for Work perspective

Cracking the Innovation Nut

AHSN Impact Report - Spreading innovation, improving health, promoting economic growth

Network Structure and Innovation: The leveraging of a dual network as a distinctive relational capability

Open Innovation and Strategy

Innovation, identities and resistance: The social construction of an innovation network

Network competence: Its impact on innovation success and its antecedents

Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. Vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 351-71 By Cope, J.  

Class matters: human and social capital in the entrepreneurial process By Anderson, A. R. and Miller, C. J.

Network Structure and Innovation: the leveraging of a dual network as a distinctive relational capability by Antonio Capaldo

Open Innovation and Strategy by Henry W. Chesbrough and Melissa M. Appleyard

The Open Innovation Journey: How firms dynamically implement the emerging innovation management paradigm by Davide Chiaroni, Vittorio Chiesa and Federico Frattini

Innovations, Identities and Resistance: the social construction of an innovative network by Denis Harrison and Muriel Laberge

Network centrality, power, and innovation involvement: Determinants of technical and administrative roles by Ibarra, Herminia

A Capability-Based Framework for Open Innovation: Complementing Absorptive Capacity by Ulrich Lichtenthaler and Eckhard Lichtenthaler

Network competence: its impact on innovation success and its antecedents by Thomas Ritter and Hans Georg Gemunden

Building Dynamic Capabilities: Innovation Driven by Individual-, Firm-, and Network-Level Effects by Frank T. Rothaermel and Andrew M. Hess

Tools: links to improvement sites - Improvement tools and methods - International Quality Improvement - Local quality improvement organisations - Local quality improvement organisations

Innovation Innovation Learning Network - online content and regular virtual Thursday webinars  Top 40 Innovation bloggers list (not endorsed) NHS England signposting - inclusive design toolkit Free i-resilliance tool

Seneca on Gathering Ideas And Combinatorial Creativity " We should follow, men say, the example of the bees, who flit about and cull the flowers that are suitable for producing honey, and then arrange and assort in their cells all that they have brought in; these bees, as our Vergil says,

Steve Jobs on Creativity " Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didnâ„¢t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. Thatâ„¢s because they were able to connect experiences theyâ„¢ve had and synthesize new things.

How to be Creative  A great short video.

Building Blocks and Innovation "  Most innovation comes from combining well-known, well-established, building blocks in new ways.

A Technique for Producing Ideas " the habit of mind which leads to a search for relationships between facts becomes of the highest importance in the production of ideas.

The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights " A lot of people arenâ„¢t wrestling with a problem when they came up with an accidental insight.

Why Your Organization Sucks at Innovating " Itâ„¢s easy to make your organization more innovative if you stop trying to show everyone how innovative you are.

The Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators " The ability to look at problems in a non-standard way might be the most sought after competency of the future.

Seven Innovation Myths " Myth #1: Innovation is about the latest thing.

Einstein on The Essential Feature of Productive Thought " Combinatory play seems to be the essential feature in productive thought.

Eight Things I Learned from Peter Thielâ„¢s Zero To One " There is no formula to innovation.

Google and Combinatorial Innovation " How a solution for porn developed into so much more.

Innovation: The Attackerâ„¢s Advantage " What if tomorrow does not resemble today?

Creativity and the Necessity of Giving up Your Best Loved Ideas and Starting Over Again " All we can hope is that we will fail better. That we wonâ„¢t succumb to fear of the unknown. That we will not fall prey to the easy enchantments of repeating what may have worked in the past.

Alternative thinking / thought provoking

Presentation on WHE UK model - Making actions count and making changes last " shopping cart IDEO - IDEO health and wellness - Garfield Innovation Centre - Think differently blog " Flipping Healthcare presentation  " Tug the hospital robot 

Calls - Details of an Innovation Leader Programme 2015 available via this website,33XNS,IGRBUY,B5CW3,1 " IHI Innovation Improvement

Electronic: Apps and Videos    Ted app " ted books etc

IHI app " online improvement map guide

Mike Davidge on Measurement for Improvement 

Stars of European Research & Innovation - App