| Thursday, Mar 28, 2019
Building a reliable process for advance care planning and providing respectful care at the end of life comes with many challenges. One key to success is to develop a systems approach to improve end-of-life care.
| Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019
When learners at a training struggled to retain the concept of a median, an important idea for measuring the outcomes of their quality improvement work, IHI’s Dr. Michèle Youngleson had an idea. She shares how she created an exercise to explain and reinforce the concept of median.
| Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019
Dr. Degu Taye knew that quality improvement work starts on day one – or in his case, day two. The day after a new hospital opened, he began to gather a QI team. He shares the story of how they identified priorities and applied QI techniques to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes as well as care around the hospital.
| Thursday, Mar 21, 2019
IHI's understanding of what's essential for optimal end-of-life care has evolved over the years. One major example of this is viewing respectful care as the desired outcome of end-of-life care improvement efforts.
| Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019
Checklists may seem like a tempting shortcut to achieve your goal, but they require as much testing and learning as any QI tool. IHI’s Dr. Pierre Barker shares the story of redesigning a project to use a checklist to its full effect in order to improve the quality of screening in busy clinics.