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By IHI Multimedia Team | Monday, Jun 19, 2017
On May 23, Kim Schwartz and 29 other CEOs from the North Carolina Community Health Center Association wrote a 2,200-word letter to Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis about the American Health Care Act (AHCA).


Tag(s): Health Reform in the US, Leadership, IHI Leadership Alliance
By Mike Briddon | Friday, Jan 20, 2017
Last week, IHI reached out to members of the IHI Leadership Alliance members to see how they were approaching the year ahead. What resolutions, in the midst of a changing administration, do they have for 2017?


Tag(s): Leadership, Triple Aim for Populations, Health Reform in the US, IHI Leadership Alliance
By Stephanie Garry Garfunkel | Friday, Dec 16, 2016
One of the architects of the Affordable Care Act spoke to members of the IHI Leadership Alliance last month about what might happen to health care reform come January.


Tag(s): IHI Leadership Alliance, Health Reform in the US, Triple Aim for Populations
By Kimberly Mitchell | Friday, May 15, 2015
In this blog post, Amy Reid, MPH, Senior Research Associate at IHI and co-chair of IHI’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, and Ron Wyatt, MD, MHA, DMS(Hon), Medical Director in the Division of Healthcare Improvement at The Joint Commission, discuss three ways the field of quality improvement can contribute to current national conversations on racism and #blacklivesmatter. Amy Reid (left) and Ron Wyatt (right)What is quality improvement?Quality improvement (QI) is an approach to getting better o ... read full post


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Health Reform in the US, Redesign Processes and Systems, Improvement Capability, Improvement Methods and Tools
By Val Weber | Friday, May 01, 2015
In the 1980s, American program evaluator Peter Rossi described an alarming phenomenon. He noted that as new social program models are implemented across a broad range of settings, their effect lessens and tends toward zero. What Rossi called his “Iron Law of Evaluation” is probably frustratingly familiar to those who work in health care improvement. In a new post to the Health Affairs Blog by former IHI Fellow Rocco Perla, IHI researchers Amy Reid and Sandy Cohen, and IHI Senior Scientist Gareth ... read full post


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Improvement Methods and Tools, Spreading Changes, Improvement Capability, Health Reform in the US
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