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By Maura Brennan | Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
A physician shares what she’s learned about improving care for older adults. It's now part of a multi-stakeholder effort to make their city an age-friendly community.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Delirium, Joy in Work
By Maureen Bisognano | Tuesday, Aug 06, 2019
Is there still a "glass ceiling" in health care? IHI President Emerita and Senior Fellow Maureen Bisognano reflects on what has changed for women in health care since she began her career and how far there still is to go.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, What Matters
By IHI Multimedia Team | Monday, Jul 01, 2019
Providing optimal care for older adults - also known as "age-friendly" care - prevents harm and enhances the experience of care. Providing age-friendly care can also benefit an organization's bottom line.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Quality, Cost, and Value, What Matters
By Kate Lally | Monday, Jun 17, 2019
IHI has developed sample dialogues and case studies in a new toolkit to help address some of the challenges of engaging with patients and families in end-of-life care conversations.

 

Tag(s): Conversation Ready, The Conversation Project, Person- and Family-Centered Care, End-of-Life Care, Communication, Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Hospice
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
The following case study from IHI’s Business Case for Becoming an Age-Friendly Health System describes one organization’s efforts to improve the prevention and treatment of delirium while avoiding unnecessary costs.

 

Tag(s): Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Delirium (Acute), Quality, Cost, and Value, Age-Friendly Health Systems, What Matters
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