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By Derek Feeley | Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018
It is inherently disruptive to pursue joy in work because it challenges the status quo. But health care leaders don’t have to fear disagreements. Instead, they should welcome a diversity of perspectives because quality improvement is impossible without them.


Tag(s): Joy in Work, Leadership, Communication, Patient Safety
By Wanda Hambrick | Monday, Jul 23, 2018
How do you become a patient safety leader? A participant in the IHI Patient Safety Executive Development Program shares her advice.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Joy in Work, Leadership
By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Jun 01, 2018
How do you improve teamwork, collaboration, mutual respect, and engagement? The leadership team of a cardiovascular intensive care unit used the IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work using the Four Steps for Leaders with an emphasis on psychological safety.


Tag(s): Joy in Work, Teamwork, Quality Improvement, Communication, Culture of Safety, Leadership
By Patricia McGaffigan | Thursday, May 10, 2018
Nurse leaders are essential to ensuring safe, high-quality person- and family-centered care. IHI's Patricia McGaffigan shares tips for nurses interested in pursuing leadership roles in health care.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Leadership, Joy in Work
By Jo Ann Endo | Monday, Jan 22, 2018
ACOs were designed to create risk sharing, and provide financial incentives to lower total cost of care for a population, but given the uncertain future of payment mechanisms, we should focus on value for patients that will work in any payment system.


Tag(s): Accountable Care Organization, Quality, Cost, and Value, Equitable Care Delivery, Joy in Work
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