This Week at IHI
December 17, 2018
Blueprint for Complex Care

Health care organizations across the US are developing new models for complex care, yet innovators often pursue these initiatives in isolation from one another. The new Blueprint for Complex Care offers a strategic plan with recommendations to advance the field of complex care. To learn more, join the free webinar on January 22 (2-3 PM ET) with the Blueprint authors.

IHI’s 10 Picks from 2018

This year, IHI created hundreds of blog posts, videos, white papers, tools, and other content. Some you may remember, and some you may have missed. Here are our 10 picks from 2018 content that deserve a second look. Thank you for joining IHI in improving health and health care around the world.

New Guidance for Governance of Health System Quality: WIHI, January 17

Join us for the next WIHI (Thursday, January 17, 2-3 PM ET) to learn about a new framework and practical tools to help health system boards and leaders effectively govern quality. Use the Governance of Quality Assessment Online Tool to evaluate your organization’s current quality oversight processes and learn about recommended actions for improvement.

In the Spotlight

Improvement Capability: 5 Strategies for Quality Improvement Project Success

Person- and Family-Centered Care: Partner with Patients: You Don’t Have All the Answers

Patient Safety: Frustrated with Your EHR? Don’t Blame Your Vendor — Safety Is a Shared Responsibility

Quality, Cost, and Value: Personas of Leadership in Value-Based Care

Triple Aim for Populations: 4 Ways to Make Patients Better Partners in Their Care

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Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays! IHI’s office will be closed December 24 (12 noon ET) through January 1. This Week at IHI returns on Monday, January 7.


A new BMC Emergency Medicine article co-authored by IHI’s Dave Williams presents an analysis of the Emergency Medical Services Trigger Tool to identify the adverse event rate in prehospital emergency care.

Long-Term Care Hospitals

A new US Office of Inspector General report looks at Adverse Events in Long-Term Care Hospitals using a modified version of the IHI Global Trigger Tool methodology to identify adverse events.

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