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By Carol Haraden | Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
“I became impatient with the fact that we were implementing so little of what we knew,” says Carol Haraden, IHI Vice President and patient safety expert. This interview is the first installment in a new periodic series on the IHI blog that will feature quality improvement and patient safety experts commenting on how they started their QI work, how they maintain their energy, and what resources have been most meaningful to their success. Carol Haraden Q When did your interest in quality improveme ... read full post


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Bundles, All-or-None Measures, Spreading Changes
By Carol Haraden | Tuesday, May 21, 2013
This blog post was written by Carol Haraden, IHI Vice President and patient safety expert, in collaboration with Kedar Mate, IHI Vice President, and Amelia Cline, IHI Research Assistant. Spreading improvement success from the pilot unit to the rest of the organization is one of quality improvement’s greatest challenges. We know this kind of spread is vital to having a continuously improving organization, but it is a problem that seems to be plaguing everyone doing this work, no matter the con ... read full post


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Organizational change, Leadership, Changes, Bundles, Spreading Changes
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