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By Michael Briddon | Friday, Dec 15, 2017
Working with experts and partners from around the world, we created hundreds of publications, online courses, blog posts, videos, and WIHI audio programs. Which ones rose to the top for us and are worth your time?


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, IHI Open School, Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals, Equitable Care Delivery, Joy in Work
By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Dec 14, 2017
A recent IHI report explored the challenges of patient safety in the home, identifying several programs that help family caregivers with their challenging day-to-day tasks. Here are just three of the innovative programs that have achieved promising results.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By IHI Multimedia Team | Monday, Dec 11, 2017
Are we measuring what matters most to keep our patients safe from harm? Or is too much of our attention determined by the hope of incentives and fear of penalties?


Tag(s): Patient Safety
By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Dec 07, 2017
When an organization gets results and scores high on staff engagement surveys, it’s worth learning how they do it. Two long-time clinicians at the East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) offer lessons on how to lay the foundation for a strong quality improvement culture.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Improvement Capability, Behavioral Health, Europe, Triple Aim for Populations, England
By Leslie Pelton | Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017
The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement have determined that four key interventions are essential to create an age-friendly system of care. If care providers consistently do these four things for every older adult, every time, across care settings, we believe we will save lives and avoid harm.


Tag(s): Geriatrics, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety, Cost Containment and Reduction, Age-Friendly Health Systems
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