Funding Support

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement gratefully acknowledges these organizations for their generous underwriting support of IHI’s COVID-19 resources.


Takeda Pharmaceuticals


COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

​IHI has cultivated coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) guidance and resources we hope will be helpful for hospital and health system leaders and health care providers.


Featured IHI Resources

Conversation Guide to Improve COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake

The guide helps health care staff and leaders begin to quickly engage in effective conversations about COVID-19 vaccination, enabling rich conversations to listen and learn about reasons and feelings for not getting vaccinated — and then seeking to have a dialogue about questions and concerns so that people can consider COVID-19 vaccination.

Staffing During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Guide for Nursing Home Leaders

A resource guide, written by and for directors of nursing, administrators, and other nursing home leaders, outlines steps to reduce or eliminate urgent staff shortages, particularly shortages of direct care workers.

Reasons for Hope Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

Alongside the challenges and traumas experienced during the pandemic, IHI CEO Dr. Kedar Mate highlights some reasons for hope.

COVID-19 Vaccines: Questions and Concerns to Anticipate

As part of our work with the AHRQ ECHO National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network, IHI worked with our partners to develop a guide for conversations with nursing home staff about vaccine hesitancy. The suggestions can be easily modified for discussions with any health care workers.

Using the COVID-19 Surge Assessment Tool

IHI’s Mara Laderman explains the benefits of using the IHI Hospital Preparedness for a COVID-19 Surge Assessment Tool to evaluate an organization’s readiness for another wave of the coronavirus.


  IHI Blog

COVID-19 Resources from IHI

IHI COVID-19 Blog Posts

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COVID-19 External Resources

COVID-19 Vaccines


Comprehensive COVID-19 Resources


Resources for Physicians, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals

Resources for Health Care Professionals

Resources for Emergency Physicians

Resources for Internists

Resources for Critical Care


Resources for Older Adults, Family Caregivers, and Health Care Providers


Resources for End-of-Life Care Conversations and Planning


Resources for Hospital and Health System Administrators, Leaders, and Policymakers


COVID-19 Testing


Regulation and Reimbursement (US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)