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By Emma Robinson | Wednesday, Jul 01, 2020
One health system has saved over $6 million in waste while reducing safety events by about 70 percent. They did it by prioritizing patient safety and putting the needs of patients, consumers, and frontline clinicians first.

 

Tag(s): Quality, Cost, and Value, Leadership, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Engage Front-Line Staff in Improvement, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020
COVID-19 is changing the way we work. Providing clear answers to questions (including “How do we deal with the return of staff who had to be isolated due to exposure to the coronavirus?”) helped offer peace of mind to the staff.

 

Tag(s): Coronavirus (COVID-19), Leadership, Communication, Quality Improvement, Africa
By JACQUELINE TORRES | Thursday, Jun 25, 2020
After many cycles of improvement, a team launched a learning session virtually using the lessons learned during an earlier program.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Coronavirus (COVID-19), Telehealth, Teamwork, Equitable Care Delivery, Africa
By IHI Multimedia Team | Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020
The COVID crisis has forced rapid, dramatic innovation in health care, creating the opportunity to question the centrality of the office visit.

 

Tag(s): Coronavirus (COVID-19), Telehealth, Quality Improvement
By Donald Berwick | Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020
Supporting the health and well-being of all health care professionals means making structural changes in social conditions in the US and other countries to support real safety and opportunity for everyone.

 

Tag(s): Coronavirus (COVID-19), Equitable Care Delivery, Workforce Safety, Community
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