Q&A: Science Must Lead Healthcare’s Redesign Says New IHI CEO

On July 1, Dr. Kedar Mate takes over as president and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. He says that now, more than ever, the industry needs to rely on a science- and evidence-based approach to problem-solving.

Health Care Leaders Commit to Focus on Racial Disparities

At an online summit hosted by the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care, prominent Brigham and Women’s surgeon and writer Atul Gawande, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts CEO Andrew Dreyfus, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’…

Virtual Learning Hour Special Series: COVID-19: Grief Leadership and System Supports

June 26, 2020 | Learn about specific leadership behaviors and system supports needed to address the mental health and well-being needs of caregivers, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Forced by the Pandemic, Health Care Plunges into the Digital Age

This new kind of medicine — called telehealth — swept across the normally change-resistant world of health care with astonishing speed. And it is transforming doctor-patient interactions in ways that will continue to evolve.

Hopes, Worries for US Health Care in Wake of COVID-19: A Q&A With Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP

To mark the 25th anniversary of the American Journal of Managed Care, each issue in 2020 will include an interview with a healthcare thought leader. For the June issue, AJMC turned to Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, president emeritus and senior fellow at …

Telehealth Explosion Points to Need for More Research on Quality of Care Provided

As telehealth adoption takes off in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, quality analysts and health systems claim much is still unknown about the quality of these virtual visits.

Virtual Learning Hour Special Series: COVID-19 and the Case for Contact Tracing

June 19, 2020 | Explore the key components of a contact tracing model and the importance of engaging health care systems, community health workers, social workers, and public health departments.

Virtual Learning Hour Special Series: COVID-19: Age-Friendly Care During a Pandemic

June 12, 2020 | The 4Ms Framework ​of an Age-Friendly Health System can be adapted and offer critical guidance to care for older adults, who are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19.

IHI Welcomes New President and CEO

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a global leader in health and health care improvement worldwide, today announced that Kedar Mate, MD, will become its new President and CEO, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Mate, IHI’s current Chief Innovation and …

To Solve Big Problems, Look for Small Wins

Even if we do face a “next normal” in health care, the best way for leaders to move forward isn’t by making sweeping changes but rather by embracing a gradual, improvisational, quietly persistent approach.

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