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By Mark Hamilton | Friday, Jan 11, 2019
It's not easy to reinvigorate quality improvement work when previous efforts didn't last. One organization shares what they've learned from the past to sustain improvement in the future.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Improvement Capability, Europe
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 Bob Klaber | Wednesday, Aug 08, 2018
Collaboration is often difficult in health care, but one physician describes why he think it's necessary, how he's seen it work, and how it might be the answer to many of health care's most pressing challenges.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Teamwork, Leadership, Europe
By Paul Binfield | Monday, Jul 30, 2018
Many health care organizations want to know how to engage patients and families as equal partners in quality improvement, but they don't know how.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Engage Patients and Families in Improvement, Improvement Capability, Europe
By Santiago Narino | Thursday, Jun 28, 2018
How can a hospital realize dramatically reduce healthcare-associated infections? To support teams implementing CLABSI, CA-UTI, and VAP bundles, one physician focused on the human side of change. Her leadership can be understood by using the Psychology of Change framework.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Engage Front-Line Staff in Improvement, Infection - Healthcare-Associated (HAI), Leadership, Europe, Psychology of Change
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