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.
COVID-19 Resources from IHI
COVID-19 External Resources
- US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Kaiser Family Foundation and the Black Coalition Against COVID:
THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us (YouTube video series with W. Kamau Bell talking with Black health care workers about the 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
Regulation and Reimbursement (US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)