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By Derek Feeley | Thursday, May 11, 2017
IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley recently saw firsthand the work IHI is doing in Ethiopia. He came away with three lessons that can help inform large-scale improvement work anywhere in the world: think strategically to guide you through uncertain times; use quality improvement to empower staff; and be open to learning from others.


Tag(s): Leadership, Quality Improvement, Improvement Capability, Large-Scale Improvement, Joy in Work
By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
Quality Improvement teams often struggle with developing aim statements to guide their efforts. Two IHI Improvement Capability experts debunk 3 common myths about creating improvement aims and offer advice about how to craft good ones.


Tag(s): Model for Improvement, Quality Improvement, Improvement Capability
By Kedar Mate | Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
At IHI, we talk about small tests of change and going incrementally forward. The mental model in improvement focuses on optimizing existing systems and eliminating defects. Innovation requires a different mental model — creation of something new and different from what we’ve experienced before.


Tag(s): Innovation and Idea Generation, Improvement Methods and Tools, Leadership, Improvement Capability
By Jen Taylor-Watt | Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
East London Foundation Trust puts the tools of improvement in the hands of those at the frontline in their mental health setting. They've seen reductions in wait times, pressure ulcers, and use of restraints. One of their Improvement Advisors describes how teaching quality improvement skills has changed their culture and transformed their system.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Behavioral Health, Improvement Capability, Europe, Triple Aim for Populations, England
By Michael Briddon | Friday, Dec 16, 2016
Working with experts and partners from around the world, we created more than 300 publications, online courses, blog posts, videos, and WIHI audio programs.


Tag(s): Equitable Care Delivery, Quality Improvement, Triple Aim for Populations, Improvement Capability
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