WIHI: How to Make Patient Safety Easier to Explain and to Champion

March 21, 2019 | Why is it so hard to explain patient safety outside of health care?

The Answer to Culture Change Everyday Management Tactics

This piece by Kedar Mate and Jeff Rakover focuses on the everyday management tactics that can be used to create a culture of transparency, continuous improvement, and frontline engagement.

Directing Change – How a Hospital Transformed

This is a commentary from Uma Kotagal in which she describes Cincinnati Children’s Hospital’s participation in the Pursuing Perfection Initiative, stating that the grant the hospital received as part of the effort included important improvement trainin…

Annual Quality and Safety in Healthcare Forum Announces Largest Program in Seven-Year History

This article highlights the 2019 Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare taking place in Doha.

La Crosse County Deaths From Opioid Abuse Plunge From 2016 Peak of 19 to two Last Year

This article in the La Crosse Tribune spotlights the local decrease in opioid-related deaths, noting the impact of the Alliance to HEAL and mentions IHI’s role in guiding the work.

The Answer to Culture Change: Everyday Management Tactics

This article describes the High-Performance Management System, a model developed by IHI to drive sustained value improvement via culture change.

Selected Resources: Improving Opioid and Pain Management

This document offers selected resources for clinicians and health care administrators to take action on opioid and pain management and opioid use disorder (OUD), organized into three categories: Patient Assessment, Intervention, and Treatment; Prov…

A Holistic Approach to Treating Acute Pain

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Targeting Instances of Sepsis at Huntsville Hospital

Stephen Claypool, MD, outlines how Huntsville Hospital and POC Advisor partnered to build upon the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI’s) “Surviving Sepsis Campaign” to help decrease sepsis-related deaths within the hospital.

Clinical Transformation Must Be Rooted In Patients’ Realities—And The Evidence Base

To improve care and save lives, Well Being Trust is working with Providence St. Joseph Health, other leading health systems, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to take the first steps to transform the clinical care system.

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