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By Hagar Tomer | Thursday, Sep 12, 2019
Black women’s voices must be amplified to address structural racism and implicit bias in health care. Efforts to create a safer, more respectful maternal health experience for black women will benefit all women.

 

Tag(s): Perinatal Care, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Maternal and Child Health, Triple Aim for Populations, Communication, Teamwork, Patient- and Family-Centered Care
By Navina.evans@nhs.net | Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019
Diversity is a worthy goal, but it is insufficient unless all staff members are treated with respect and dignity and have equitable access to employment opportunities. One of England's most influential health care chief executives explains why workforce equality is an integral part of their quality improvement journey.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Improvement Capability
By Derek Feeley | Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
IHI CEO Derek Feeley encourages health care leaders to have difficult conversations about race and racism to truly prioritize equity. Just as working on patient safety requires admitting that patient harm occurs, meaningfully addressing equity means accepting the reality of institutional racism.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Equitable Care Delivery, Communication, Patient Safety, Triple Aim for Populations, Quality Improvement, Community
By Santiago Narino | Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Engaging the perspective, knowledge, and expertise of women and their families who have been through pregnancy, labor, birth, and motherhood may be the key to effective and sustainable maternal health work.

 

Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Equitable Care Delivery, Person- and Family-Centered Care, engaging patients, Latin America
By Niñon Lewis | Thursday, Jul 11, 2019
IHI has learned a lot from collaborating with more than 200 organizations around the world to promote the IHI Triple Aim ― that is, better care for individuals, better health for populations, and lower per capita costs. Niñon Lewis, a long-time leader of this work, says learning from the past decade consists of five overarching lessons on how to improve population health.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Equitable Care Delivery
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