WIHI: The Benefits of Behavioral Health in the ED

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Effective Strategies for Hospitals Responding to the Opioid Crisis

This document provides hospital and health system administrators and leaders with specific improvement ideas for five system-level strategies that address the challenges of preventing, identifying, and treating opioid use disorder.

WIHI: Increasing Joy in Work: Notes from a Cardiac ICU Team

November 7, 2019 | Hear how one team at Michigan Medicine has implemented IHI’s Framework for Improving Joy to achieve sweeping results.

Improving Behavioral Health Care in the ED and Upstream

Hospitals and communities are partnering to improve patient care and staff safety, while also decreasing avoidable, repeat emergency department visits for individuals with behavioral health and substance use issues presenting to the ED.

Copying and Pasting of EHR Data may Insert Problems

Commentary from IHI Leadership Alliance member Dr. Mark Jarrett was included in this Modern Healthcare article about patient safety and EHRs.

9 Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Tejal Gandhi is among nine HMS physicians and scientists recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine that recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Election to NAM is considere…

‘Joy at Work’ Survey Under Way in Southern General Practices

This article mentions IHI’s recent focus on improving joy in work as an important part of achieving high quality health care.

Solving the Social Determinants Requires the Right Tech and a Better Payment Model

Commentary from Somava Stout on social determinants of health is included in this article.

What Healthcare can Learn from Netflix

IHI is mentioned in this Becker’s Hospital Review Q&A about mass customization.

The Huge Amount of Waste in the U.S. Health System

In a JAMA Viewpoint, Don Berwick reflected on the results of a new study that estimated the amount of waste in US health care. Commentary from that Viewpoint was included in this article.

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