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By Santiago Narino | Thursday, Jun 28, 2018
How can a hospital realize dramatically reduce healthcare-associated infections? To support teams implementing CLABSI, CA-UTI, and VAP bundles, one physician focused on the human side of change. Her leadership can be understood by using the Psychology of Change framework.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Engage Front-Line Staff in Improvement, Infection - Healthcare-Associated (HAI), Leadership, Europe, Psychology of Change
By Tejal Gandhi | Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018
IHI has convened a new National Steering Committee for Patient Safety to address preventable medical harm in the US by using a public health framework.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Engage Patients and Families in Care, Patient/Family Member
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018
Hospitalized older adults can become frail and bedbound — not because of a primary illness, but because of a lack of movement. Two hospitals have incorporated learning what matters most to their patients into their efforts to improve mobility. They describe how getting their elderly patients up and moving has become an essential part of daily care.

 

Tag(s): Geriatrics, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety, Reducing Readmissions, Age-Friendly Health Systems, Quality Improvement, What Matters
By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Jun 22, 2018
Many complex care programs do not take advantage of the special training of social workers as part of their interprofessional care teams.

 

Tag(s): Complex Needs, cost, Population Health, Quality Improvement
By Amar Shah | Thursday, Jun 21, 2018
There are many ways to help patients and their families play a greater role in health care quality improvement.

 

Tag(s): Engage Patients and Families in Improvement, Quality Improvement
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