​Improvement Science at IHI National Forum

December 10-13, 2017

Orlando, FL

Improvement Science is a featured topic at the 2017 National Forum, with topic-related sessions offered in a special track.

Improvement Capability

Our goal: Build practical improvement capability based on the science of improvement into every organization, health care executive, and professional, while driving innovation to dramatically improve performance at all levels of the health care system. More >>

In the Spotlight

Making the Work of QI Less Draining and More Sustaining
How can organizations be mindful of the burden constant change places on frontline staff? What is “maximally adoptable improvement” and how can improvers better understand it? Listen to this WIHI audio program to learn more, or join the IHI Virtual Expedition on Highly Adoptable Improvement that begins on August 17.

How One Question Improved Care for IBD Patients
How did the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Urgent Care Collaborative use a patient-centered approach to transform care, improve the patient experience, and get results? This blog post describes their approach, using the IHI Breakthrough Series Collaborative model as their guide.

The US Military Health Service Works to Improve Access to Care
This article on the Air Force Medical Service website describes an initiative comprising 23 Military Treatment Facilities across the US (and one in Japan) that are using a collaborative approach to improve access to care.

Six Tips for Measuring Health Equity at Your Organization
A measurement framework that focuses on equity will help your organization understand what changes are reducing inequities, and whether any of your work might actually be increasing disparities.

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