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By IHI Multimedia Team | Monday, Dec 04, 2017
Our team at Community Solutions is adapting IHI’s quality improvement methodology and Breakthrough Series Collaborative model to help communities end homelessness among veterans and chronically homeless people.

 

Tag(s): Collaboratives (IHI Breakthrough Series model), Quality Improvement
By Kelly McCutcheon Adams | Thursday, Jul 06, 2017
One of the most important changes they implemented was deceptively simple. The collaborative leaders put together a one-page questionnaire for patients to complete. They asked, “Currently, what is your NUMBER ONE concern or goal related to your IBD?”

 

Tag(s): Breakthrough Series College, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Collaboratives (IHI Breakthrough Series model)
By Paulo Borem | Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
Many hospitals in Brazil are participating in two large-scale IHI collaboratives in hopes of eliminating CA-UTI, VAP, and CLABSI, and reducing unnecessary C-sections. In a new interview, IHI Director, Paulo Borem, MD, describes what he’s learned about physician engagement in patient safety and quality improvement work.

 

Tag(s): Latin America, Patient Safety, Large-Scale Improvement, Collaboratives (IHI Breakthrough Series model)
By Kevin Rooney | Friday, Sep 16, 2016
In our global patient safety and quality improvement community, we may use different words, but we share the same dedication to making care better for patients and families. Whether it's VAP, CLABSI, CA-UTI or other healthcare-acquired infections, they all cause patient harm we need to prevent.

 

Tag(s): Latin America, Patient Safety, Large-Scale Improvement, Collaboratives (IHI Breakthrough Series model)
By Colleen Lampron | Tuesday, Jun 07, 2016
In this article, a participant in IHI's BTS College — a program that shows how to convene a large number of teams to work on a focused improvement initiative (what IHI calls a “Collaborative”) - describes her success in applying what she learned to two large-scale initiatives.

 

Tag(s): Collaboratives (IHI Breakthrough Series model), Breakthrough Series College, Large-Scale Improvement
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