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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
By Frank Federico | Monday, Sep 09, 2013
In this interview with IHI Content Development Manager Jo Ann Endo, IHI faculty member Dr. Sean Townsend, Vice President of Quality and Safety at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), discusses efforts to combat sepsis, a leading cause of inpatient death in the United States.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Sepsis, Expedition, Rapid Response Teams, All-or-None Measures, Bundles, Reliable Processes, Teamwork and Communication, Handoffs
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