Improvement Capability

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Training for Residents: Themes in Health Care Quality
What’s the status of quality improvement training for residents and fellows? A webinar on January 24 examines 2016 data from the ACGME Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) program. Dr. Don Goldmann, IHI Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, joins the discussion to share IHI’s perspective on how the CLER findings may be used to improve graduate medical education (GME) training. Learn more about the IHI Open School’s GME faculty training courses.

Practical Improvement Science in Health Care
Join IHI and HarvardX to learn seven easy, practical lessons in how to apply improvement tools in your daily work and life. This free online course begins on January 18 and continues for seven weeks. Continuing education credits are available for a fee of $99.

What Do Bananas Have to Do with Measurement for Improvement?
Choosing and defining your measures might sound easy, but those two tasks cause problems for improvement teams all the time. With these short videos on “How Do You Measure the Banana?” your team can learn about the importance of measurement for improvement and developing clear operational definitions for measures. For more in-depth learning, join an upcoming one-day IHI Quick Course on Back to Basics: Building Essential QI Skills.

Six Ways to Tailor Your QI Work to Reduce Disparities
Quality improvement work can improve, or unintentionally exacerbate, health disparities. But QI methods are also an important tool to reduce disparities. This IHI blog post recommends six key activities to make sure you’re improving care equitably by tailoring QI interventions.

 

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