Innovation assessment
and adoption tool

This is an assessment tool for Health and Social care staff
that supports the all Wales innovation framework and empowers
teams to innovate. The tool allows staff to assess the ease
of adoption vs the potential value of the innovation and
aims to help improve the adoption and scale of proven
evidence-based innovations throughout Wales.

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Adoption Tool Details:

Readiness Level(s):

Innovation Adoption Readiness Level

Service Adoption Readiness Level

Regulation and Governance Readiness Level

Financial Case:

Financial investment required (cost)

Return on investment/Value for money (Finance/VBHC question)

Workforce investment required

Clinical Case:

Impact on patient outcomes (PROMS)

Patient reported experience (PREMS)

Impact on services (backlog, waiting times, patient flow, bed days etc.)

Strategic Case:

Fit with organisational priorities

Fit with national priorities

Senior leadership commitment for adoption

Organisational Case:

Transferability and adaptation capacity

Fit with existing infrastructure

Capacity to implement

Workforce Case:

Staff reported experience

Staff support for adoption

Staff training requirements

Characteristics of the Innovation:

Relative advantage over exisiting practice

Scale of impact

The degree to which the innovation is expected to impact patients.

Based on the original tool developed by Dr. Tom Howson PhD.

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