Examine a health care problem or issue and consider how you could apply the concept of positive deviance to produce systems-level change that leads to improved quality.

Discussion: Applying the Concept of Positive Deviance   Focus on the successful exceptions (i.e., positive deviants), not the failing norm.   —Pascale, Sternin, & Sternin, 2010   Positive deviants—those who are able to innovate and create affirmative results—do so within the same constraints that others face. These outliers reveal how the desired outcomes can be […]