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By Kimberlydawn Wisdom | Thursday, May 23, 2019
How can we eliminate inequities in maternal health? One health care leader offers her advice and describes what many people may not know about why African American women are much more likely to have a poor birth outcome than white women.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations
By Catherine Craig | Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Two innovative approaches to providing mental health care in emergency departments — one for children and one for adults — get results by coordinating with community-based care to support patients after an immediate crisis is resolved

 

Tag(s): Behavioral Health, Improve ED Flow by Improving Behavioral Health Care, ED - Emergency Department, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Triple Aim for Populations
By Derek Feeley | Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019
Pursuing the Triple Aim effectively takes a fundamental shift from the mindset that has dominated health care in the past. IHI's Derek Feeley shares the "5 Ps" that are essential for Triple Aim transformation.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Leadership, Triple Aim for Populations
By Neel Shah | Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
The rate of deaths and complications from childbirth has grown at an alarming rate in the US in the past 20 years. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, talks about how systemic problems are failing pregnant women, their families, and their care providers.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations, Bundles
By Angelo Lima | Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019
A physician describes how, despite scarce resources in her rural hospital, their improvement team managed to reduce their maternal mortality rate to zero for over a year.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations, Latin America
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