A study in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed how a set of small changes a group of hospitals made—such as everyone in the operating room introducing themselves and their role in the surgery—dramatically improved patient care.
These study results made me think of what small changes the federal government could make in how it buys goods and services that could bring greater innovation and boost mission outcomes.
Here are three small changes to federal procurement that could lead to big impacts for the government:
- Procurement Toward People Not Resumes
- Embrace Outcome-based Contracts
- Allow Agencies to Earn Small Business Credits for All Contract Types