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By Tejal Gandhi | Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) challenge to “Speak Up for Patient Safety” reminds us that speaking up is an essential part of safety initiatives around the world.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Communication, safety culture, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Santiago Narino | Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Engaging the perspective, knowledge, and expertise of women and their families who have been through pregnancy, labor, birth, and motherhood may be the key to effective and sustainable maternal health work.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Equitable Care Delivery, Person- and Family-Centered Care, engaging patients, Latin America
By Azukile Nzuzo | Thursday, Aug 15, 2019
When patients newly diagnosed with HIV left the Bedfordview clinic before seeing a provider, staff across the facility collaborated to make a change. By mapping out the process of care, they identified gaps, adapted their approach, and created sustainable ways to better support patients using QI.

 

Tag(s): Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Africa
By Susan Edgman-Levitan | Wednesday, Aug 07, 2019
As clinicians, we forget that patients are often incapacitated in some of the most dangerous places in our health care system.

 

Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety, Engage Patients and Families in Care, Engage Patients and Families in Improvement, Communication, Quality Improvement
By Molly Bogan | Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019
How do evolving approaches to cost affect health equity, joy in work, and shared decision-making? IHI’s Molly Bogan, a leader of work on lowering health care costs while maintaining or improving quality for patients, shares insights on health care’s transition from fee-for-service to value-based care in a new interview.

 

Tag(s): quality cost and value, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Quality Improvement, Accountable Care Organization, Avoidable ED Visits, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Complex Needs, Joy in Work, Quality, Cost, and Value
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