Advancing Safety and Equity Together

There are persistent and widespread inequities in health outcomes in the United States based on race, sex, language, socioeconomic class, and other factors.

Start Small to Create a Safety Culture

Personnel in any size health care organization face massive amounts of work. This can paralyze us from trying anything new. We think we don’t have time, but just about everyone has time to start their pursuit of a safety culture.

Quality Improvement Team Member Matrix Worksheet

Effective quality improvement (QI) teams are multidisciplinary and include different areas of expertise. Use this worksheet to help you form a QI team that represents a range of perspectives and expertise.

Quality Improvement Project Change Concepts Worksheet

A change concept is a general notion or approach to change that has been found to be useful in developing specific ideas for improvement. Use this worksheet to choose and explore relevant change concepts for a quality improvement project.

Quality Improvement Project Measures Worksheet

Use this worksheet to identify the process, outcome, and balancing measures for your quality improvement project.

QI Team Member Work Styles Inventory Worksheet

Quality improvement (QI) team members can use this worksheet to identify their preferred work styles.

QI Team Member Matrix Worksheet

Effective quality improvement (QI) teams are multidisciplinary and include different areas of expertise. Use this worksheet to help you form a QI team that represents a range of perspectives and expertise.

WIHI: Workload, Stress, and Patient Safety: How Human Factors Can Help

January 23, 2020 | With the growing complexity of health care, there’s growing concern that health care providers are bearing a lot of the brunt. What role can human factors play in addressing these issues?

Advancing Safety and Equity Together

There are widespread inequities in health outcomes in the United States based on race, sex, language, and other factors. But there is no such thing as high-quality, safe care that is inequitable. Health systems can leverage patient-safety programs to a…

A Quality Improvement Initiative to Increase the Frequency of Vaginal Delivery in Brazilian Hospitals

Four key interventions implemented with quality improvement (QI) methods in Brazilian hospitals were associated with increased vaginal delivery, suggesting that this approach may help address the global C-section delivery epidemic.

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