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By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Oct 01, 2015
As health care systems try to adapt their processes to deliver the same level of excellent care to every patient, every time, they need tools like process mapping to objectively analyze their current practices.

 

Tag(s): Improvement Capability, Improvement Methods and Tools, process mapping, Quality, Cost, and Value, Reliable Processes
By Kimberly Mitchell | Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015
Antonio Capone Neto, MD, PhD, FCCM, a 2014-2015 Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein Fellow at IHI, was the first person from Latin America selected for IHI’s year-long fellowship program for mid-career health professionals. In this blog post, Dr. Capone Neto describes his improvement journey.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Culture of Safety, Quality Improvement, Fellowships, Latin America, Improvement Capability
By Becka DeSmidt | Thursday, Sep 17, 2015
Every year, IHI awards the David Calkins Memorial Scholarship to attend the National Forum to one student who demonstrates a strong interest in health care improvement. In this blog post by IHI Open School Community Manager Becka DeSmidt, last year’s winner describes her Forum experience.

 

Tag(s): National Forum, Health Professions Education, Quality Improvement, Improvement Capability, IHI Open School
By Kimberly Mitchell | Thursday, Sep 17, 2015
For one week in October, clinicians across the US will be taking action to reduce overuse in health care. In this post, Shannon Brownlee, Senior Vice President of the Lown Institute, describes RightCare Action Week (October 18-24, 2015), an effort to take a visible stand in support of a better health care system. Brownlee is also a featured guest on the October 1 WIHI that will highlight this work.When I began writing Overtreated in 2004, most people thought I was crazy. Everybody knew the probl ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Quality, Cost, and Value, Patient Safety, Appropriate Use - Specialty Care
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