Ensuring Equitable Age-Friendly Care

This article presents six steps to address inequities in the care of older adults, aligned with each step of the journey to becoming an Age-Friendly Health System.

Racism in Healthcare was Exposed by the Pandemic – How to Improve

Dr. Kedar Mate, President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, spoke with host Jim Braude about health inequities and possible solutions. He also talked about physician burnout, staffing shortages and the stigma around mental illness in…

Essential Questions to Ask a Nursing Home

This article aims to help individuals find the right nursing home for themselves or a loved one and includes commentary and advice from IHI’s Alice Bonner.

Grants to Help Massachusetts Health Systems Reduce Disparities

This article reports on the grants that IHI issued, in conjunction with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massahusetts, to fund 12 health systems’ efforts to reduce health disparaties in Massachusetts.

‘The Conversation Project’ Provides Tools for Talking About End-of-Life Care

This article summarizes the history of The Conversation Project and the tools and resources it has created to facilitate discusssions about end-of-life care and planning.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement Boosts Health Equity Efforts

This article highlights the launch of IHI’s third iteration of Pursuing Equity and includes quotes from HealthParters, which participated in a previous iteration of the program.

Solutions to the Nurse Staffing Challenge

This article highlights the work of Partners for Nurse Staffing – a consortium of five major organizations including IHI – to address nurse staffing challenges.

IHI Awards $16.5 Million in Grants from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to Improve Health Equity in Massachusetts

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has awarded $16.5 million in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)-funded grants to 12 health systems across Massachusetts. The grants will fund projects to improve equity of care and race, ethn…

Fundamentals of Health Care Improvement: A Guide to Improving Your Patients’ Care

This book is intended to help health professional learners diagnose, measure, analyze, change, and lead improvements in health care, with the aim to shape reliable, high-quality systems of care in partnership with patients.

Avoiding “Drift” into Harm

This article presents specific steps leaders can take to reinforce effective patient safety practices and address workarounds that may unintentionally result in harm.

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