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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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What Do We Mean By "Innovation"?

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  • Key themes from the literature
    • Novel idea
    • Context dependent
    • Successful translation to reality (i.e., creates real and substantial value in some sense)
  • For example...
    • "Innovation refers to the implementation of new or altered products, services, processes, systems, organizational structures, or business models as a means of improving one or more domains of health care quality." (From the AHRQ Innovation Exchange website)

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