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By Neel Shah | Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
The rate of deaths and complications from childbirth has grown at an alarming rate in the US in the past 20 years. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, talks about how systemic problems are failing pregnant women, their families, and their care providers.


Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations, Bundles
By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Nov 30, 2018
An elderly woman's quality of life vastly improves after she goes home from the hospital after being told she may have only days to live. What made the difference? Use of pressure ulcer prevention and medication safety bundles helped give her a new lease on life.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Pressure Ulcers, Bundles, Medication Safety, Medication Reconciliation, Home Care, End-of-Life Care, Europe
By Terry Clemmer | Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Terry P. Clemmer, MD, Director of Critical Care Medicine, LDS Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare, was one of the key contributors to the development of the Severe Sepsis Bundles. In this interview, he describes the results of increased scrutiny related to sepsis (from CMS and the media, for example).


Tag(s): Sepsis, Patient Safety, Bundles, Infection - Healthcare-Associated (HAI)
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