Person- and Family-Centered Care

​​​​Our goal: Usher in a new era of partnerships between clinicians and individuals where the values, needs, and preferences of the individual are honored; the best evidence is applied; and the shared goal is optimal functional health and quality of life. More >>
 

In the Spotlight

A Data-Driven Approach to Addressing Racial Disparities in Health Care Outcomes
This HBR article describes lessons from Brigham Health in Boston to develop a robust data infrastructure to understand the differential impact of COVID-19 on patients and staff, use data dashboards to inform hospital operations and infrastructure, and design strategies to reduce harm caused by racism and other forms of structural discrimination.

Creating Whole System Redesign of Rural Maternal Health Systems
This IHI Blog post shares strategies for working with BIPOC living in rural areas to co-design a new care and support system, which would drive toward better and more just maternal and infant health outcomes and serve as a model for other communities across the US.   

Co-Producing COVID-19 Recovery
Co-production means having patients on the design team co-creating from the start of an improvement effort. This IHI Blog identifies three conditions needed to quickly co-produce crisis recovery, drawing on learning from the IHI Psychology of Change Framework and early national recovery planning in musculoskeletal services in England.

Recommendations from Women of Color to Improve Experiences in Pregnancy and Birth Care
This study aims to describe and thematically analyze the recommendations to improve pregnancy and birth care made by women of color with lived experience of perinatal health care.

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