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By Meghan Munson | Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Three hospitals decided to focus on the first hour after delivery as a key area to improve care for mothers. By setting their own goals and adapting a simple checklist to their unique settings, staff at the facilities developed tests and slowly scaled checklists that improved monitoring to detect postpartum hemorrhage.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Africa
By Azukile Nzuzo | Thursday, Aug 15, 2019
When patients newly diagnosed with HIV left the Bedfordview clinic before seeing a provider, staff across the facility collaborated to make a change. By mapping out the process of care, they identified gaps, adapted their approach, and created sustainable ways to better support patients using QI.


Tag(s): Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Africa
By Peter Lachman | Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
Respect and empower your team members. Care for the people who care for others. Dr. Peter Lachman, CEO of the International Society for Quality in Health Care, shares these messages and other pieces of wisdom from his experience leading QI teams around the world.


Tag(s): Africa, Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety
By Celumusa Ndimande | Tuesday, Jul 09, 2019
Building momentum for QI, distributing resources effectively, remapping patient flow, and engaging support from staff are achievable in limited resourced settings. IHI's Celumusa Ndimande shares how frontline workers at a community health center fostered these efforts to improve the quality of tuberculosis care.


Tag(s): Africa, Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement
By Moses Enock | Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019
Share knowledge and skills. Adapt the model for your context. Make use of data. Network. When Moses Enock, a registered nurse and Improvement Advisor, took home these QI lessons from the IHI National Forum, he implemented a virtual QI coaching system to achieve results despite limited resources.


Tag(s): Africa, Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement, IHI National Forum
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