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By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Kedar Mate, MD, is IHI’s Chief Innovation we knew there was only so much we could do because of the flawed health systems we were working in. The odds were so stacked against these patients that the chances were they’d get the infection again, or, because their living conditions were so poor, they’d get something else — diarrheal disease, perhaps. We could see the underlying problems, but didn’t have the tools to fix them. For me, that is what Don brought to the PIH project. Suddenly we had a ... read full post


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Leadership
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
Do you remember the sense of purpose that called you to your career in health care?


Tag(s): Leadership, IHI Open School, Health Professions Education
By Joanna Carmona | Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
Recent work presented at the IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress demonstrates how each of these components helps in the success of any safety initiative. Here are just three projects that remind us how real change is possible when teams come together with a shared purpose.


Tag(s): Patient Safety
By Auzewell Chitewe | Monday, Aug 21, 2017
At East London NHS Foundation Trust, we develop the QI skills of people throughout our organization, from patients to housekeepers.


Tag(s): Improvement Capability
By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Aug 17, 2017
The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Lucian Leape Institute (LLI) have partnered to develop a guide intended to assist leaders in creating, shaping, and sustaining the type of culture needed to advance patient and workforce safety efforts. Leading a Culture of Safety: A Blueprint for Success is designed to inspire, motivate, and inform you as you lead your organization on its journey to zero harm. The following is an excer


Tag(s): Patient Safety & Quality
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