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By Frank Federico | Friday, Nov 21, 2014
The use of health technology has grown exponentially in the past few decades, and the proliferation and complexity of this technology has led to new risks to patient safety. In this interview with IHI Communications Specialist Jo Ann Endo, IHI Executive Director and patient safety expert, Frank Federico, describes the keys to success for using health technology safely. Frank helped develop the upcoming IHI Expedition on Improving Patient Safety with Health Technology. Watch video with Frank Fede ... read full post


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Health Information Technology (HIT)
By Carol Haraden | Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
“I became impatient with the fact that we were implementing so little of what we knew,” says Carol Haraden, IHI Vice President and patient safety expert. This interview is the first installment in a new periodic series on the IHI blog that will feature quality improvement and patient safety experts commenting on how they started their QI work, how they maintain their energy, and what resources have been most meaningful to their success. Carol Haraden Q When did your interest in quality improveme ... read full post


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Bundles, All-or-None Measures, Spreading Changes
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