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IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in 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.

​Keynote Speakers

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 shared their stories on the big stage in 2019:

Abby Wambach
Soccer Champion Olympic Gold Medalist & World Cup Champion
Tarana​ Burke
Founder of The ‘me too.’ Movement
Social Justice Activist
Raj Panjabi, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Last Mile Health
Donald M. Berwick, MD
President Emeritus and 
Senior Fellow
Institute for Healthcare Improvement​​

Track Topics

Every year all sessions, workshops and excursions are organized through 10 tracks representing topics that are vital to the improvement of care.

Here were the track topics in 2019:
  • ​​Building Improvement Capability​​​
  • Moving from Volume to Value​
  • Equity
  • Joy in Work​
  • Improvement Science
  • Person-Centered Care​​
  • Leadership
  • ​Population Health​
  • Patient Safety
  • Care and Health for Older Adults


Want to be the first to know about 2020's Track Topics?

Interested in presenting your improvement story?

Sessions, Workshops and Excursions

  • S​essions
    Dece​m​ber ​8–9, 2020

    Discover how peers are changing the ways in which they work and provide care facing today’s health care challenges. Learn more.

  • Workshops
    Dece​m​ber ​6–7, 2020

    Master the skills needed to solve timely issues in healthcare today by learning directly from subject matter experts and industry leaders. Learn more about Full ​Day Workshops and Half Day Workshops​.

  • Excursions
    Dece​m​ber ​7, 2020

    See how Orlando-based global businesses pursue quality improvement through exclusive access to their facilities and staff on an all-day adventure. Learn more.​​

  • Scientific Symposium
    Dece​m​ber ​7, 2020

    The best peer-reviewed and academic work currently taking place in the science of health and health care improvement. Learn more.​


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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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