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By Gabriella Cova | Thursday, Jun 22, 2017
For her master of public health thesis, a nurse used the IHI Global Trigger Tool (GTT) to measure adverse events at a hospital in Chile. IHI interviewed her to learn more about how this tool is helping advance patient safety in a country where the movement is just beginning.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, IHI Global Trigger Tool, Latin America
By IHI Multimedia Team | Monday, Jun 19, 2017
On May 23, Kim Schwartz and 29 other CEOs from the North Carolina Community Health Center Association wrote a 2,200-word letter to Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis about the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

 

Tag(s): Health Reform in the US, Leadership, IHI Leadership Alliance
By Sarah Hazlitt | Thursday, Jun 15, 2017
Chris Pointon talks about how a simple tweet to encourage health care staff to introduce themselves turned into the international #hellomynameis campaign to encourage more compassionate and patient-centered care.

 

Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care, Communication, Quality Improvement
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
Leading a Culture of Safety: A Blueprint for Success provides health care chief executive officers and other leaders with a useful tool for assessing and advancing their organization’s culture of safety.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Culture of Safety, Leadership
By Derek Feeley | Friday, Jun 09, 2017
The state of patient safety may be better than 20 years ago, but current approaches will only get the results we already have. In the latest installment of his “Line of Sight” column, IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley asserts that health care leaders need to take full advantage of four key opportunities to prevent harm to patients and health care workers.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Leadership, Measurement for Improvement, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Joy in Work, Quality, Cost, and Value
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