Breaking the Rules


Breaking the Rules for Better Care

If you could break or change any rule in service of a better care experience for patients or staff, what would it be? This JAMA article breaks down 300+ rules gathered by Alliance organizations over the "Breaking the Rules" week in 2016.

WIHI: Breaking the Rules: Lessons from IHI’s Leadership Alliance

What are the rules that both staff and patients continue to run up against? Why do some rules persist, interfering with a more optimal care experience, even after they’ve been relaxed or retired? Are some rules misinterpreted, and still others more like myths that live on just because “we’ve always done it this way”? Listen to the WIHI audio program.