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By Sarah Hazlitt | Thursday, Jun 15, 2017
Chris Pointon talks about how a simple tweet to encourage health care staff to introduce themselves turned into the international #hellomynameis campaign to encourage more compassionate and patient-centered care.

 

Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care, Communication, Quality Improvement
By Derek Feeley | Friday, Jun 09, 2017
The state of patient safety may be better than 20 years ago, but current approaches will only get the results we already have. In the latest installment of his “Line of Sight” column, IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley asserts that health care leaders need to take full advantage of four key opportunities to prevent harm to patients and health care workers.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Leadership, Measurement for Improvement, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Joy in Work, Quality, Cost, and Value
By Jo Ann Endo | Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Anne Arundel Medical Center is one of five health systems in the US embarking on a new initiative called Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems to learn how they can reliably deliver the best care to older adults. What do "age-friendly" health systems do? Pursue the Triple Aim for older adults.

 

Tag(s): Geriatrics, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety, Reducing Readmissions, Communication, Quality Improvement, Handoffs, Age-Friendly Health Systems
By IHI Multimedia Team | Monday, Apr 17, 2017
National Healthcare Decisions Day, which happens every April 16 — and is a week-long event this year — is a collaborative effort of thousands of organizations as well as dedicated individual advocates committed to ensuring that adult Americans have the information and opportunity to communicate and document their health care decisions.

 

Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care, Hospice
By Leslie Pelton | Friday, Apr 14, 2017
Funded by The Hartford Foundation, IHI is working with five pioneering health systems to determine how best to reliably deliver the best care to older adults. “Age-friendly” health care ensures that older adults are satisfied with their care; decreases healthcare-related harms common to older adults; and reduces the use of unnecessary hospital care.

 

Tag(s): Geriatrics, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety, Reducing Readmissions, Age-Friendly Health Systems
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