To provide insight into how an innovation in healthcare is implemented and diffuses into the system. Specifically studying the innovation of transitioning from the routine use of general anesthesia (GA) to peripheral nerve blocks (PNB) for anesthesia during ambulatory orthopaedic procedures on the upper and lower extremities.
Leggott, Kyle; Matthew Martin; David Sklar; Deborah Helitzer; Cameron Crandall; Randy Rosett; Firoz Vagh; and Deana Mercer. "The Transformation of Ambulatory Orthopedic Surgical Anesthesia: A Mixed Methods Study of Diffusion of Innovation in Healthcare." (2015). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/ortho_works/1