Improvement Science at IHI National Forum

December 9-12, 2018
Orlando, FL

Improvement Science is a featured topic track at the 2018 IHI National Forum.

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

Human-Centered Design and Performance Improvement: Better Together
Check out this recent NEJM Catalyst article about how human-centered design has contributed to improvements at Kaiser Permanente.

Committed to Improvement: The Evolution of a High-Performing EMS Agency
An article published in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services describes Medic, a premiere EMS organization in North Carolina that has dedicated itself to a patient-centered system of care and a culture of improvement.

One Country’s Approach to Nationwide Improvement
The Scottish Improvement Journey, describes the 10-year effort by NHSScotland, an IHI Strategic Partner, to apply quality improvement on a national scale to improve patient safety and “make Scotland the best place to live in.” QI efforts spread across Scotland to include the health system as well as social policy areas such as children’s services, education, and justice.

7 Questions to Guide Large-Scale Improvement
IHI CEO Derek Feeley poses seven challenging questions health care leaders must ask themselves to determine if they and their organizations are ready to do what’s necessary to make large-scale improvement.  

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