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By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Dr. Edward H. Wagner, a trailblazer in the healthcare industry, the founding Director of MacColl Center and the Group Health Research Institute (now KPWHRI), is retiring after four decades of remarkable service. Several IHI leaders reflected on Ed’s impact on health, health care, and their own lives.

 

Tag(s): Primary Care, Chronic Care Model, Quality Improvement, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Sam Wickham | Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
A growing international network of quality improvement leaders working in mental health settings is working to better connect physical care with mental health.

 

Tag(s): Behavioral Health, Triple Aim for Populations, Quality Improvement, Europe, Asia Pacific, International Forum
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
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