IHI’s Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 10–16, Focuses on Outpatient Safety

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WIHI: How to Speak So Leaders Will Listen

February 21, 2019 | How much thought and preparation go into how you pitch new ideas and initiatives to leaders in your organization? If you’ve been frustrated by lack of support or buy-in from a leader, it’s possible that you did not win that person o…

2019 IHI Summit Marks 20 Years of Transforming Primary Care

2019 Summit Media Alert

What Is Age-Friendly Health Care?

In this article, Alice Bonner provides commentary on IHI’s Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative. “Age friendly is about older adults, but it’s also really about families and communities. Age friendly means a health system that is supportive and leads…

300 Health Care Workers Trained in Sepsis Care

This article discusses the National Patient Safety Collaborative (NPSC), a partnership between IHI and the Hamad Healthcare Quality institute. The NPSC aims to raise safety standards across the country’s public healthcare sector.

Assessment Tool Allows Health System Boards to Track Their Performance

This article highlights IHI’s new governance framework and assessment tool—Governance of Quality Assessment (GQA)— that supports healthcare trustees and executives in their responsibilities to oversee quality of care by defining core processes, culture…

Q&A with Amy Reid, Director at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Amy Reid leads efforts to advance health equity at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Reid, who heads the institute’s Pursuing Equity initiative, spoke with Interact for Health about ways the institute is working to reduce health inequitie…

Experts Advise La Crosse Group in Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

This article includes commentary from three IHI experts on their work with a La Crosse country group in their fight against the opioid epidemic.

New Plan to Fight Rising Opioid Overdoses in La Crosse

This article includes commentary from IHI experts on their work with a La Crosse County group in their fight against the opioid epidemic. ​

Health Care Programs for Older Adults

Age-Friendly Health Systems (AFHS), in partnership with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, has been growing. Five pioneering systems are currently in place with another 75 coming onboard around the US. The foundation’s goal is to have 20 percent…

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