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By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, May 13, 2020
To improve health care for seniors and lower costs, the West Health Institute and IHI collaborated to develop innovative responses to seniors’ unplanned acute health events.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Home Care, Avoidable ED Visits, Triple Aim for Populations, Accountable Care Organization, quality cost and value
By Amy Stuck | Thursday, Apr 23, 2020
Follow these key steps to help keep older adults out of the hospital for non-COVID-19 conditions while caring for them safely at home.


Tag(s): Coronavirus (COVID-19), Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Home Care
By Joelle Baehrend | Monday, Nov 25, 2019
Medication optimization is taking hold as health care providers envision a more comprehensive goal for patient care that involves decisions and processes related to medication management.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Patient- and Family-Centered Care, Medication Safety, Primary Care, Home Care, Shared Decision Making
By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Nov 30, 2018
An elderly woman's quality of life vastly improves after she goes home from the hospital after being told she may have only days to live. What made the difference? Use of pressure ulcer prevention and medication safety bundles helped give her a new lease on life.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Pressure Ulcers, Bundles, Medication Safety, Medication Reconciliation, Home Care, End-of-Life Care, Europe
By IHI Multimedia Team | Thursday, Oct 04, 2018
What if nursing home-eligible individuals could receive safe care at home? Programs like PACE are making this idea a reality while lowering unnecessary hospitalizations and readmissions.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Home Care, Community
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