Getting Health System Boards Engaged in Quality Improvement Is Tricky. IHI Releases New Framework to Help

Tackling quality and safety improvement in healthcare facilities is vitally important. But with its increasing complexity, health system board members may struggle to keep up.

Putting Patients at the Center of Prescribing

Each year in the US, more than 700,000 emergency department visits and 100,000 hospitalizations result from adverse drug events, studies show, making medication safety one of the most pressing challenges in health care.

To better understand the cause…

5 Strategies for Quality Improvement Success

IHI has developed a QI Project Management Tool to help health systems and other healthcare organizations implement quality improvement initiatives. This article features commentary from Karen Baldoza and Christina Gunther-Murphy, and summarizes the fiv…

10 Principles of Radical Redesign of the Healthcare System

The current environment for clinicians is “a tough time”, according to Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, president emeritus and senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, who spoke at the annual RSNA conference in Chicago on Nov. 26. Under press…

Health and Health Care Quality Improvers from 56 Countries Gather for IHI’s 30th National Forum

Longest-running gathering on health care quality unveils new resources to broaden and strengthen strategies to improve health and patient care

Blueprint for Complex Care

This publication assesses the current state of the complex care field and presents actionable recommendations and a common framework for collectively advancing care delivery for individuals with complex health and social needs.

Framework for Effective Board Governance of Health System Quality

This white paper presents an actionable framework with the core processes needed for effective governance of all dimensions of quality; an assessment tool; and support guides for three central knowledge areas for governance of quality.

Prominent Speakers Offer Lessons for Health and Health Care Quality Innovators

2018 Forum Sessions available via livestream broadcast

US Hospitals Ignore Improving Elder Care. That’s a Mistake.

In the 21st century, health care is to elderhood as education is to childhood. But we don’t see bond measures for the “construction, expansion, renovation, and equipping” of hospitals to optimize care of old people, an investment that would surely bene…

At Swedish’s Neuroscience Unit, Some Staff See a Better Culture; CEO Vows More Improvements

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