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By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
The following case study from IHI’s Business Case for Becoming an Age-Friendly Health System describes one organization’s efforts to improve the prevention and treatment of delirium while avoiding unnecessary costs.


Tag(s): Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Delirium (Acute), Quality, Cost, and Value, Age-Friendly Health Systems
By Ernesto Rodriguez | Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
An EMS chief describes how creating an improvement culture has helped his team work more efficiently, communicate more effectively (including with elected officials), and saved their community money.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Quality, Cost, and Value, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Improvement Capability
By Victor Tabbush | Wednesday, Apr 03, 2019
Age-friendly health systems provides safe, high-quality care that lines up with what matters most to an older adult. A business professor explains how providing age-friendly care is not only good for patients, but can also benefit an organization's bottom line.


Tag(s): Geriatrics, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety, Age-Friendly Health Systems, Quality Improvement, Delirium (Acute), What Matters, Quality, Cost, and Value, Cost Containment and Reduction
By Cory Sevin | Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019
There’s been more discussion in health care recently about co-design, but what does it really mean? Co-design means identifying end customers of a process and working with them to understand how to make that process work.


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Complex Needs, Quality, Cost, and Value
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018
Millions have seen Zubin Damania, MD (and his alter ego, ZDoggMD) on social media addressing (and sometimes satirizing) a range of health care issues - including burnout, EHRs, innovations in primary care, and health care costs. Dr. Damania will be a keynote presenter at the 2018 IHI National Forum.


Tag(s): National Forum, Joy in Work, Quality, Cost, and Value, Patient Safety, Primary Care, Quality Improvement
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