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By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Lucian Leape Institute (LLI) have partnered to develop a guide intended to assist leaders in creating, shaping, and sustaining the type of culture needed to advance patient and workforce safety efforts. Leading a Culture of Safety: A Blueprint for Success is designed to inspire, motivate, and inform you as you lead your organization on its journey to zero harm. The following is an excer


Tag(s): Patient Safety & Quality
By Catherine Mather | Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
One thing many caregivers have in common is that they are faced with managing complex medical tasks they never imagined doing, like administering pills and injections, performing wound care, and managing nutrition.


Tag(s): Expedition, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Stephanie Garry Garfunkel | Monday, Aug 14, 2017
If you could break or change any rule in service of a better care experience for patients or staff, what would it be?


Tag(s): IHI Leadership Alliance
By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Aug 11, 2017
At IHI, we teach that successful measurement is a cornerstone of successful improvement. That’s clear and relatively straightforward when we’re focused on infection rates, wait times, or patient falls. But how can you measure something like joy in work?


Tag(s): Joy in Work
By Gary Kaplan | Tuesday, Aug 08, 2017
Safety is the responsibility of every member of an organization’s team. This includes the board of directors. Though board members too often feel inadequate when addressing safety issues or metrics and defer to the technical experts, ensuring a sustained focus on safety requires alignment from the board room to the organization’s front lines.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Leadership, Governance and Boards
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