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By Sam Watson | Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Governance influences leadership, which influences culture. When leaders and board members commit to culture change, the benefits spill into other areas that contribute to safe, high-quality care. Sam Watson, a member of the IHI Board of Directors and National Steering Committee for Patient Safety, offers three recommendations for board members to evolve their role.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Governance and Boards, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Culture of Safety
By Niñon Lewis | Thursday, Jul 11, 2019
IHI has learned a lot from collaborating with more than 200 organizations around the world to promote the IHI Triple Aim ― that is, better care for individuals, better health for populations, and lower per capita costs. Niñon Lewis, a long-time leader of this work, says learning from the past decade consists of five overarching lessons on how to improve population health.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Equitable Care Delivery
By Celumusa Ndimande | Tuesday, Jul 09, 2019
Building momentum for QI, distributing resources effectively, remapping patient flow, and engaging support from staff are achievable in limited resourced settings. IHI's Celumusa Ndimande shares how frontline workers at a community health center fostered these efforts to improve the quality of tuberculosis care.

 

Tag(s): Africa, Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement
By Lawrence Yang | Friday, Jul 05, 2019
Effective meetings might not sound important, but trained Improvement Coaches know they can help spur progress, unite teams, and reduce wasted time. One Improvement Coach describes how learning to run better meetings helped him and his teams when they were feeling burned out.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Improvement Capability, Communication, Teamwork, Joy in Work
By IHI Multimedia Team | Monday, Jul 01, 2019
Providing optimal care for older adults - also known as "age-friendly" care - prevents harm and enhances the experience of care. Providing age-friendly care can also benefit an organization's bottom line.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Quality, Cost, and Value, What Matters
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