What is the Innovation Pathways Maturity Model?
The Innovation Pathways Maturity Model (IPMM) builds upon the original Innovation Pathways model and creates different levels of maturity around four key areas of organizational management that are critical to innovation success.
Why was the IPMM developed?
The purpose of the IPMM is to assist healthcare organizations in improving their ability to innovate through the assessment and refinement of four key areas of innovation. We hope the IPMM enables you and your organization understand the many components of a successful internal innovation program and provide steps to improve your new or established innovation program.
Who is the IPMM geared towards?
The IPMM’s target audience includes healthcare organizations leadership and staff who are looking to understand their organization’s innovation ability.
How do I use the IPMM?
There are several ways to explore the HIMSS Innovation Pathways Maturity Model. You can review the HIMSS Innovation Areas of Focus and the characteristics of each focus area across the maturity model. You can also self-assess your organization's innovation maturity with the online assessment tool. More ways to explore the IPMM will be available in the near future.