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By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
The following excerpt from the IHI Innovation System white paper presents five types of challenges inherent in most innovation systems and what IHI has learned about overcoming them.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Quality Improvement, Changes, IHI 90-Day R&D Process, Innovation and Idea Generation
By Kedar Mate | Thursday, Aug 09, 2018
IHI Chief Innovation and Education Officer Kedar Mate, MD, offers guidance on how a health care organization might create its own internal structure to support innovation.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Quality Improvement, Changes, IHI 90-Day R&D Process
By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Jun 01, 2017
The upsurge in adoption of Lean methods in health care settings, following on the wide dissemination of the “IHI approach” to health care quality improvement over the past 25 years, has led some people to ask, “Which is better, the IHI approach or Lean?”

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Lean, Model for Improvement, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA), Changes
By Kedar Mate | Friday, Nov 06, 2015
Successful health care delivery innovation requires disciplined processes rather than divine inspiration or vast resources.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Quality Improvement, Changes, IHI 90-Day R&D Process
By John Gauthier | Monday, Jul 07, 2014
Peter Libby is a registered nurse with more than 25 years of nursing experience. The following post is from a letter he wrote to IHI Director Kelly McCutcheon Adams about his experience in the health care system as a patient diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Libby, 51, shares his story of deciding what his end-of-life care wishes are after a series of debilitating hospitalizations for septic shock. I am a Registered Nurse (RN) with over 25 years of nursing experience. I have had the good fortune t ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Palliative Care, Disease Management, Changes, Patient/Family Member, Patient & Family Centered Care, End of Life Care, The Conversation Project, Conversation Ready, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Sepsis
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