IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work

With burnout and staff turnover in health care continuing to rise at alarming rates, this white paper describes four steps leaders can take to improve joy in work; a framework with nine critical components for ensuring a joyful, engaged workforce; key …

WIHI-Greater Satisfaction Outcomes and Savings with Self-Administered Care

July 13, 2017 | Patients undergoing dialysis typically do so in a hospital or health care facility. Most people don’t question the need to have experienced health care staff on hand or what’s considered a safe environment for the treatments. But that m…

WIHI: How to Fail Forward (Quickly) On the Road to Population Health

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50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders 2017

IHI’s own Chief Clinical and Safety Officer, Dr. Tejal Gandhi, is number 30 on Modern Healthcare’s list of 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders 2017.

Deadly Hospital Infections On the Decline, Report Shows

Hospital infections are finally on the decline – a result of a long and exhaustive campaign starting in 2010 to raise awareness about the dangers posed by hospital-acquired conditions, says the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Sustainability of Dramatic Drop in SNF Antipsychotic Use in Doubt

A new report is calling into question the sustainability of recent reductions in antipsychotic use among nursing home residents, and whether providers have shifted from antipsychotics to other less scrutinized but similarly risky medications.

Statement from IHI: Moving Forward with Access, Equity, and the Triple Aim

At the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), the Triple Aim is the lens through which we view the redesign and transformation of health systems and health care. The Triple Aim framework guides how we reflect on any proposal by any administration, including what’s being considered by the US Congress right now.

These 10 Health Care Rules Are Bad for Care, Providers and Patients Argue

Providers and patients have identified the top 10 health care rules that they say should be changed to improve care quality—and health care executive and managers can take action on the vast majority of them, according to according to a new JAMA viewpoint from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

Successful Discharge Planning Starts at Admission

As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services encourage health care providers to reduce avoidable readmissions, better discharge planning has become a priority for hospitals. When patient transitions are top of mind for hospitals, better care is …

What To Expect When You Are Managing A Population Health Coalition

The prospect of finding partners to achieve more than one could alone is inspiring, and the prospect of losing oneself in the process is frightening. Collaboration among a litany of health care and community-based organizations (CBOs) has become a popu…

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