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By Kimberly Mitchell | Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014
Pierre Barker is a Senior Vice President at IHI. When your Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) tells you to stop what you are doing because your study is a mess, you probably will pay attention. It’s unusual to have a DSMB for a QI (quality improvement) study, but our team had one in place because we were doing a cluster randomized study of QI methods to improve the performance of South Africa’s HIV care program for pregnant mothers. So why did they tell us to stop, and what did we learn? At ... read full post


Tag(s): Improvement Capability, Improvement Methods and Tools, Quality Improvement
By Kimberly Mitchell | Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014
The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) has partnered with IHI since September 2013 to support Canadian organizations’ participation in the Triple Aim Improvement Community. The CFHI recently announced a new cohort of Canadian teams participating in Better Health and Lower Costs for Patients with Complex Needs, a new IHI Triple Aim Collaborative that launched in July 2014. Over 12 months, teams participating in the Collaborative will seek to transform how their organizations ca ... read full post


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Collaboratives, Regional Improvement, North America, Canada
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