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By Derek Feeley | Friday, Feb 17, 2017
Changing payment models, uncertainty surrounding health reform, and the scrutiny of the modern digital age demand fresh thinking on how best to ensure harm-free care. At IHI’s National Forum in 2016, IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley proposed six patient safety “resolutions” to begin a conversation about new frontiers for patient safety.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Leadership, Equitable Care Delivery, Transparency, Culture of Safety, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Jen Taylor-Watt | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
East London Foundation Trust puts the tools of improvement in the hands of those at the frontline in their mental health setting. They've seen reductions in wait times, pressure ulcers, and use of restraints. One of their Improvement Advisors describes how teaching quality improvement skills has changed their culture and transformed their system.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Behavioral Health, Improvement Capability, Europe, Triple Aim for Populations, England
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
The Framework for Safe, Reliable, and Effective Care is highlighted in a new IHI white paper. The Framework comprises two foundational domains — culture and the learning system. In other words, the paper is about creating a system of safety. Core to that system is something called psychological safety.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Culture of Safety, Patient Safety, Communication, Quality Improvement
By Stephanie Garry Garfunkel | Wednesday, Feb 08, 2017
IHI CEO Derek Feeley and President Emeritus Don Berwick say it’s time for a reset — the next era of patient safety must leave behind a project-by-project approach in favor a systems approach.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety
By Jo Ann Endo | Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017
When most people imagine having conversations about end-of-life care – if they ever do – they tend to imagine a scenario involving a terminal diagnosis or old age. An athlete in her forties, Chris Prange-Morgan knows from experience that sometimes the real picture looks very different.

 

Tag(s): The Conversation Project, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Hospice
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