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By John Gauthier | Friday, Jun 27, 2014
“Learning about people's strengths, values, needs, and challenges is the foundation for redesigning care,” says Catherine Craig, MPA, MSW, faculty for the IHI Better Health and Lower Costs for Patients with Complex Needs Collaborative. Her expertise includes fostering collaboration with disenfranchised groups, and navigating the intersections between policy areas and organizations by identifying and translating common priorities. July is going to be an exciting month at IHI as we begin workin ... read full post


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Communication, Cost Containment and Reduction, Collaboratives, Engage Patients and Families in Improvement, Engage Patients and Families in Care, Complex Needs
By Cindy Hupke | Friday, May 16, 2014
IHI Director, Cindy Hupke, BSN, MBA, answers some common questions about team-based care and describes its advantages for patients and providers.


Tag(s): Primary Care, Triple Aim for Populations, Teamwork, Medical Home
By Frank Federico | Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014
IHI faculty member Jim Duncan, MD, PhD, is Professor of Radiology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also faculty for the IHI Expedition on Eliminating Overuse in Medical Imaging. In this interview with IHI Communications Specialist Jo Ann Endo, Dr. Duncan talks about how ending overuse in medical imaging will reduce harm to patients, decrease waste, and cut unneeded costs.Q Why is it so important to eliminate overuse in medical imaging?A It causes harm ... read full post


Tag(s): Expedition, Patient Safety, Triple Aim for Populations, Joint Commission
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