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

Motivating Change and Sustaining Improvement
Health care leaders often have the tools and skills to implement improvement strategies, yet struggle to sustain changes in their organizations. The IHI Psychology of Change Framework helps improvement leaders understand what motivates people to embrace change — and how to leverage the power of the psychology of change to accelerate and sustain improvement.

Emergency Medical Services Trigger Tool to Measure Adverse Events
A BMC Emergency Medicine article presents an analysis of using the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Trigger Tool to identify the rate of adverse events (AEs) in prehospital emergency care. The authors find that the tool represents a potentially successful strategy for identifying AEs within EMS across a large patient population with limited commitment of time and resources.

3 Improvement Lessons from (and for) the World
There are some improvement lessons that transcend political and geographic borders. IHI CEO Derek Feeley shares three improvement lessons that were stimulated by his visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Quality Improvement Project Charter
A charter provides an overview of the team’s QI project and clarifies its objectives. Download the free IHI tool that includes a template your team can use. Sessions in the IHI National Forum Improvement Science Track can help you build your improvement skills.

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