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Where Improvement Science Meets the Passion of Health Care

The IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care is a four-day conference that has been the home of quality improvement (QI) in health care for more than 30 years. It brings together health care visionaries, improvement professionals, world leaders and industry newcomers.

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​Sessions announced!

The sessions for the IHI National Forum are now live! Click here to see the full schedule.

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Every year the IHI National Fo​rum invites some of the top minds from around the world to bring a new​ perspective into your work. Here are some of the speakers that will share their stories on the big stage in December:

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"It is m​y favorite event of the ye​ar.”
Jerilyn L. Crain, Patient Advocate, Kaiser Permanente

“The best conference in health care”
Angela Kramer, Director, BayCare Health System​​

"I go every opportunity I get."
Gaye Hay, Director Accreditation, Hendrick Health System"

"Enjoyable and soul enriching"
Kenneth Boren, Pre​sident,​ Boren Family Foundation​
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IHI National Forum
on Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Early Bird Rate​ (Conference Only)
$1,250   $1,350​

Use discount code EARLY when registering​.​
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Topics and Tracks 

Building Improvement Capability
Embedding a culture of continuous improvement
throughout a system.

Improving access and outcomes with communities
that have been systematically marginalized.

Improvement Science
Applying concepts and tools of improvement science
to drive meaningful change.

Encouraging new ideas, behaviors, and actions
for the challenges of today.

Patient Safety
Reducing harm and preventing mortality
across the continuum of care.

Moving from Volume
to Value
Conducting business with the mission to create sustainable healthcare value for patients.

Joy in Work
Encouraging a physically and psychologically safe workplace, and appreciating the purpose behind our work.

Person-Centered Care
Putting people, patients, and care partners at the heart of every decision to improve care.

Population Health
Improving outcomes for populations with diverse needs through partnerships between health systems and communities.​

Care and Health
for Older Adults
Meeting the needs of a growing population of older adults.


Learn more about Topics and Sessions

Why Attend

  • Explore how improvement science methodologies can be used to effect real change in patient safety and care.
  • Bring a new perspective into your work through the stories of amazing keynote speakers
  • Gain practical knowledge on how others in health care have surpassed challenges using improvement methods
  • Meet smart, curious people who improve care in a variety of settings throughout the world
  • Earn CE credits applicable to your educational requirements and stay up-to-date on medical advances

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