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By Derek Feeley | Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
As health care struggles with overwork, burnout, and stress, it’s important to note that there’s real power in the reciprocity and mutuality of knowledge sharing.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, innovation, Quality Improvement, Joy in Work, National Forum
By Jeff Rakover | Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
Many health systems and states in the US attempting to scale Triple Aim approaches to care implemented elements of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) as a foundation in their work. The PCMH model is designed to track patients over time, be more patient-centered, and coordinate multiple services and supports necessary to provide proactive care focused on health. Adaptations of the PCMH model have also arisen, targeted to specific populations such as cancer care, geriatrics, and obstetrics ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Maternal and Child Health, Population Health, Quality, Cost, and Value, Medical Home, innovation, IHI 90-Day R&D Process
By John Gauthier | Monday, May 05, 2014
Amy Reid is a Senior Research Associate on the Results and Evaluation team at IHI and Don Goldmann, MD, is IHI’s Chief Scientific and Medical Officer. Reid and Goldmann are members of IHI’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and are passionate about health equity.In the United States, the National Quality Forum (NQF) is considering when and how to use risk adjustment for sociodemographic factors to assess quality of care, while balancing the need to make health inequities visible and hold the healt ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim - The Best Care for the Whole Population at the Lowest Cost, Triple Aim for Populations, Health Equity, equity, Equitable Care Delivery, Mobile Health Map, innovation, innovation with value in healthcare
By Caitlin Littlefield | Wednesday, Jul 03, 2013
By Marian JohnsonSenior Research Associate, Innovation What is an Improvement Advisor? I found out when I had the opportunity to complete IHI’s Improvement Advisor (IA) Program. In this 10-month-long professional development endeavor, I learned and practiced many valuable skills setting aims; choosing measures; performing PDSA cycles; and analyzing run charts. These are skills that I have put to use in my daily work at IHI—completing 90-day projects for IHI’s Research and Development Team, wr ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Improvement Advisor Professional Development Program, Professional Education and Practice, IHI 90-Day R&D Process, innovation
By Jameson Case | Friday, Nov 02, 2012
By Kedar Mate, Faculty, IHI Several months ago, I had an opportunity to be a part of something exciting the 2012 TEDMED annual conference. In addition to taking in the dazzling array of presentations on the microbiome, the future of medical training, guitar playing from NIH director Francis Collins, and a surprise appearance from Cookie Monster, I had been invited to represent a “great challenge” in American medicine and healthcare. There were 50 challenges that had been selected by a team from ... read full post

 

Tag(s): "TEDMED, Best Practices for clinical areas, innovation
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