Patient Safety

​​​​​​​​​​​Our goal: To advance a total systems approach to safety around the world. Together with like-minded health care leaders, organizations, practitioners, and patients, IHI drives innovative thinking and bold leaps forward that none of us could achieve on our own. More >>

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Safely Caring for Older Adults with Non-COVID-19 Conditions at Home
This blog post outlines key steps to help keep older adults out of the hospital for non-COVID-19 conditions while caring for them safely at home.

Recommendations for Designing High-Quality Telehealth
As the use of telehealth rapidly expands, it's important to ensure quality care is part of its design. This IHI Blog post presents recommendations for designing high-quality virtual care systems.

What Paul O’Neill Taught Health Care About Workforce Safety

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, IHI's Patricia McGaffigan remembers Paul O’Neill’s contributions to the advancement of workforce safety and joy in work.

How to Support Psychological Safety for Health Care Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Health care workers are facing incredible stress and strain, which can lead to increased likelihood of making an error and higher levels of burnout and thus making psychological safety paramount. This IHI Blog post offers four behaviors to promote psychological safety among the health care workforce.

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