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By Derek Feeley | Friday, Feb 17, 2017
Changing payment models, uncertainty surrounding health reform, and the scrutiny of the modern digital age demand fresh thinking on how best to ensure harm-free care. At IHI’s National Forum in 2016, IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley proposed six patient safety “resolutions” to begin a conversation about new frontiers for patient safety.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Leadership, Equitable Care Delivery, Transparency, Culture of Safety, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Jo Ann Endo | Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017
When most people imagine having conversations about end-of-life care – if they ever do – they tend to imagine a scenario involving a terminal diagnosis or old age. An athlete in her forties, Chris Prange-Morgan knows from experience that sometimes the real picture looks very different.

 

Tag(s): The Conversation Project, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Hospice
By Stephanie Garry Garfunkel | Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
Person- and family-centered care isn't a box you can check. It's an organization-wide transformation. Here are some resources to get you started.

 

Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Christina Gunther-Murphy | Thursday, Jan 05, 2017
I fear that the existence of PFACs may also unconsciously allow health system staff members to think that being patient-centered is like an item you can check off a to-do list instead of an ongoing pursuit.

 

Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care
By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016
Opioid deaths continue to rise in the United States, and many health systems are examining their role in the crisis — both in prescribing opioids and in treating people with substance abuse disorders. Harrington HealthCare System in rural central Massachusetts has developed an innovative community-wide response to the opioid crisis.

 

Tag(s): Medication Safety, Patient Safety, Triple Aim for Populations, Person- and Family-Centered Care
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