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By Derek Feeley | Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020
The middle of the COVID-19 pandemic might not seem like a good time to address joy in work for the health care workforce. IHI’s Derek Feeley argues that it is more important than ever.

 

Tag(s): Joy in Work, Coronavirus (COVID-19), Leadership, Communication, What Matters, Teamwork, Psychological Safety
By Stephanie Rogers | Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020
Though many clinicians work with older adults every day, they may not be aware of the best ways to identify and treat delirium.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Medication Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Medication Reconciliation, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Alice Bonner | Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
A new report highlights the risks of over-prescribing and overuse of medications in older adults. Implementing Age-Friendly Health Systems best practices will help put the Lown report’s recommendations into action.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Medication Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Medication Reconciliation, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Mike Briddon | Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019
There’s no shortage of ideas coming your way. As you read that first sentence, two or three emails may have just forced their way into your overcrowded in-box. So how do you know which ideas are worth your time? Which ones will leave some sort of an imprint (even a very small one) on you? This is our annual effort to help you cut through the clutter.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Joy in Work, Culture of Safety, Tools, Improvement Capability, Equitable Care Delivery, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Cost Containment and Reduction, Maternal and Child Health, Age-Friendly Health Systems, What Matters, Triple Aim for Populations
By William Danchanko | Tuesday, Dec 03, 2019
By prioritizing what matters to patients, a clinician developed a simple yet powerful intervention that has nearly eliminated injuries from patient falls.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Falls Prevention - Inpatient
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