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By Caitlin Littlefield | Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013
By John GauthierCommunications Coordinator Our most recent WIHI, “Integrating Physical ... read full post

 

Tag(s): WIHI, Physical and Behavioral Health, health care systems
By Caitlin Littlefield | Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013
By: John GauthierCommunications Coordinator  Last week’s WIHI, “Bending the Cost  Curve? Sorting Out the Slowdown in the Growth of  US Health Care Spending,” was a solid dive into the wonky world of health care policy and what to make of the slow down in the growth of  health care spending in the US over the past several years.  The show featured IHI President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Don Berwick,  Harvard economist, David Cutler, and Amitabh Chandra, a Harvard professor of public policy. Th ... read full post

 

Tag(s): WIHI, health care inflation, Cost Containment and Reduction
By Caitlin Littlefield | Wednesday, Jul 03, 2013
By Marian JohnsonSenior Research Associate, Innovation What is an Improvement Advisor? I found out when I had the opportunity to complete IHI’s Improvement Advisor (IA) Program. In this 10-month-long professional development endeavor, I learned and practiced many valuable skills setting aims; choosing measures; performing PDSA cycles; and analyzing run charts. These are skills that I have put to use in my daily work at IHI—completing 90-day projects for IHI’s Research and Development Team, wr ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Improvement Advisor Professional Development Program, Professional Education and Practice, IHI 90-Day R&D Process, innovation
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