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By Abe Wandersman | Friday, Sep 22, 2017
Unlike most evaluations, which assess a program’s effectiveness after the program is over, the SCALE evaluation provided rapid-cycle performance feedback to aid ongoing improvement. It used a method based on the empowerment evaluation approach to put the tools of accountability into the hands of the people doing the work.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Measurement for Improvement, Large-Scale Improvement, 100 Million Healthier Lives
By Soma Stout | Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017
People around the US are demonstrating how to lead culture change and sustainable improvement in health, wellbeing, and equity as part of the 100 Million Healthier Lives Scaling Community Accelerators through Learning and Evaluation (SCALE) initiative.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Large-Scale Improvement, Spreading Changes, Community, 100 Million Healthier Lives
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 Paulo Borem | Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
Many hospitals in Brazil are participating in two large-scale IHI collaboratives in hopes of eliminating CA-UTI, VAP, and CLABSI, and reducing unnecessary C-sections. In a new interview, IHI Director, Paulo Borem, MD, describes what he’s learned about physician engagement in patient safety and quality improvement work.

 

Tag(s): Latin America, Patient Safety, Large-Scale Improvement, Collaboratives (IHI Breakthrough Series model)
By Kevin Rooney | Friday, Sep 16, 2016
In our global patient safety and quality improvement community, we may use different words, but we share the same dedication to making care better for patients and families. Whether it's VAP, CLABSI, CA-UTI or other healthcare-acquired infections, they all cause patient harm we need to prevent.

 

Tag(s): Latin America, Patient Safety, Large-Scale Improvement, Collaboratives (IHI Breakthrough Series model)
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