Leading Quality Across a System

This article describes five core drivers for effective health care chief quality officers (CQOs) in their role of overseeing and aligning quality efforts within and across health care systems.

Effectiveness of a Multistate Quality Improvement Campaign in Reducing Risk of Surgical Site Infections Following Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

This article provides an assessment of IHI’s Project JOINTS initiative, a multistate QI campaign to promote adoption of evidence-based practices to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) following hip and knee arthroplasty.

WIHI: Lowering Readmissions, Reducing Disparities

October 25, 2018 | Initiatives to reduce avoidable readmissions are the norm in US health systems today. What happens when hospitals and health systems look beyond to the non-clinical issues upstream that have a big impact on rehospitalizations?

Brazil Is in 2nd Place in Cesarean Sections and Movement Seeks to Value Normal Delivery

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Health Management: Analysis and Improvement of Care Processes

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Protocol Violations, Missed Transfusions among Blood Delivery Errors

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Toughest Talk: Medical Students Learn to Discuss Patients’ Wishes for End-of-Life Care

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Broad-Based La Crosse Initiative Aims for National Model vs. Addiction

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement will lead Alliance to HEAL (Halting the Effects of Addiction Locally), a program in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, that will seek to devise and demonstrate a successful method to attack opioid addiction.

Hand Sanitizer Cut Back on Young Children’s Sick Days More than Washing, Study Says

Researchers in Spain found that children who cleaned their hands with sanitizer instead of soap and water reduced their missed days of school, respiratory infections, and antibiotic prescriptions.

Media Advisory: 2018 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

The 2018 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care provides the country’s best platform to hear about successes and challenges and to harness evidence-based solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing health and health care today.

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