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By Kathy Duncan | Friday, Jan 10, 2020
We wouldn’t expect a child, pet, or plant to thrive on its own. We shouldn’t expect quality improvement to either. Kathy Duncan offers tips on how to nurture health care quality improvement efforts without micromanaging.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Leadership, Communication, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA), Improvement Capability
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 IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017
Measurement is an essential part of quality improvement — and it’s an essential part of research. Dr. Amar Shah and Dr. Robert Lloyd address how improvement and research methodology can contribute differently toward the same cause of creating better health care systems.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA)
By Mike Briddon | Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016
October, brought lots of new content from IHI. We created, filmed, published, and tweeted. What were the most popular items, as decided by your clicks and eyes?

 

Tag(s): Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety, IHI Open School, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA), Quality Improvement
By Gareth Parry | Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016
In this interview, IHI Senior Scientist Gareth Parry addresses some of the misconceptions about Lean and the IHI approach to quality improvement, including whether or not the approaches are compatible.

 

Tag(s): Lean, Model for Improvement, Quality Improvement, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA)
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