| Thursday, Jun 20, 2019
A college intern shares why reading a recent IHI report on Advancing the Safety of Acute Pain Management compelled her to reflect on how commonly opioids are prescribed for young adults.
| Monday, Jun 17, 2019
IHI has developed sample dialogues and case studies in a new toolkit to help address some of the challenges of engaging with patients and families in end-of-life care conversations.
| Wednesday, Jun 05, 2019
Providing care for elderly patients doesn't automatically make you an expert in geriatrics. However, the 4Ms framework - focusing on what matters most to patients, medication, mobility, and mentation - can serve as a useful reminder to address the most important components of care for older adults.
| Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Susan Edgman-Levitan was one of the first people to urge clinicians to ask, “What matters to you?” as well as “What is the matter?” In the following interview, she shares the personal experience that led to this groundbreaking idea and how to counter skepticism about putting “What Matters” into practice.
| Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Is too much emotional distance contributing to clinician burnout? IHI Senior Fellow Len Berry argues that the fear of taking away hope and having difficult emotional and spiritual discussions can harm both patients and care providers.