GIS Implementation Facilitation Competencies: A Guide

GIS Implementation Facilitation Competencies: A Guide

December 4, 2020

10:00 - 11:30 am EST


This presentation will summarise the 5 domains of the competences statement. Also described is how the
guide can be used for self-assessment by implementation facilitators and by others. Implementation facilitators are people who help others to change their practice and organisation to take up in their everyday work innovations and evidence-based practices.

About the Presenters

John Øvretveit, PhD
R&D Officer
Stockholm Healthcare System
Dr John Øvretveit, works as R&D officer for Stockholm healthcare system and as Professor of improvement, implementation, and evaluation at the Karolinska Institute medical university Stockholm. He has published over 400 scientific peer-reviewed articles and 13 books and served 12 years as a USA Joint commission international board director and serves as a board director of the Global Implementation Society.  Previously he learned the value of thermal underwear at Nordic School of Public Health where he worked for 15 years. When establishing and running the quality improvement program at Bergen Medical school, he was advised by his Norwegian family to buy the best rainwear at the North Atlantic fisherman stores there. He served a frightening 12 years as a board director of the USA Joint commission international where he saw the best and worst of healthcare and serves as a board director of the global implementation society, and co-chair of their implementation standards and competencies committee.
Paul Tortolani, PhD
Senior Vice President Higher Education, Research and Policy
Wilson Language Training
Dr. Tortolani's professional life began in the political and public sectors, working on electoral campaigns, then in government positions, concluding as Commissioner of Commerce for Massachusetts; includes over 30 years in higher education teaching on the undergraduate and graduate levels, serving as Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs at different institutions; and, most recently working for education-related companies.