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By Jenny Slayton | Friday, Oct 18, 2019
How do you build a strong patient safety culture? Vanderbilt University Medical Center shares their four tips.


Tag(s): Quality Imporvement, Leadership, Patient Safety, Psychological Safety
By Sodzi Sodzi-Tettey | Thursday, Oct 10, 2019
What are the keys to governing for quality around the globe? IHI's Sodzi Sodzi-Tettey, MD, MPH, shares his advice on establishing large-scale quality management systems.


Tag(s): Africa, Middle East, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Leadership, Governance
By Alli Luke | Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019
Providing specific services and supports for older adults is necessary. But we do them a disservice when we fail to recognize they have needs and preferences regarding more than death and dying.


Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Jo Ann Endo | Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019
Tarana Burke is the founder of the #MeToo movement. Her experiences have taught her lessons that will resonate with many people working to prevent harm and improve health and health care around the world.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Equitable Care Delivery, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Joy in Work, Triple Aim for Populations, National Forum
By Daniel Low | Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019
Undoing standard practice isn't easy. But when it may be doing harm, change is necessary. A surgeon describes how his team helped break the cycle of unnecessary opioid prescribing and decreased patient exposure from 85 percent to zero.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Behavioral Health
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