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By Hagar Tomer | Thursday, Sep 12, 2019
Black women’s voices must be amplified to address structural racism and implicit bias in health care. Efforts to create a safer, more respectful maternal health experience for black women will benefit all women.

 

Tag(s): Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Maternal and Child Health, Triple Aim for Populations, Communication, Teamwork, Patient- and Family-Centered Care
By Uma Kotagal | Thursday, Sep 05, 2019
As health systems mobilize in pursuit of the Triple Aim, more are sharing their quality improvement skills with their community partners. A health care improvement veteran explains why her top-ranked organization understands they can’t improve community health on their own.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Quality Improvement, Community, Communication, Pediatrics
By Derek Feeley | Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
IHI CEO Derek Feeley encourages health care leaders to have difficult conversations about race and racism to truly prioritize equity. Just as working on patient safety requires admitting that patient harm occurs, meaningfully addressing equity means accepting the reality of institutional racism.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Equitable Care Delivery, Communication, Patient Safety, Triple Aim for Populations, Quality Improvement, Community
By Joseph Mauti | Thursday, Aug 08, 2019
An experienced QI Advisor shares his tips for working on population health in communities.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Community, Communication, Teamwork, Quality Improvement
By Nadine Gelmar | Thursday, Aug 01, 2019
When women are discharged from the hospital after giving birth, they routinely receive information about caring for their baby, but not necessarily how to tell if they need medical attention themselves. This lack of information may be contributing to the US having the worst record of maternal deaths in the developed world.

 

Tag(s): Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Triple Aim for Populations, Maternal and Child Health
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