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By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Despite advances in HIV treatment, challenges persist in connecting children and adolescents to care and support. Dr. Carol Tait of the Paediatric and Adolescent Scale-Up Project explains how a collaboration with multiple hospitals fostered new relationships, mutual learning, and better care.

 

Tag(s): Africa, Perinatal Care, Maternal and Child Health, Quality Improvement
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 Neel Shah | Thursday, Mar 14, 2019
Many false assumptions persist about the alarming rise in deaths and complications from childbirth in the US. Neel Shah, MD, MPP, dispels the myths and explains some of the hard truths about why women in the US are 50 percent more likely to die in childbirth than their own mothers.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations
By Zewdie Mulissa | Friday, Feb 22, 2019
Over time, small tests of change lead to big results. Learn how one hospital used PDSA (Plan-Do-Study-Act) cycles to achieve and surpass the goal of using a preventive antibiotic for 95% of newborns. Use the PDSA worksheet to run your own tests of change.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Quality Improvement, Improvement Capability, Africa
By Birkety Mengistu | Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019
When a clinician created a tool to reduce missed appointments, a movement of quality culture grew at the hospital and around the region.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Improvement Capability, Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Africa
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