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By Michael Briddon | Friday, Mar 01, 2013
The first table I saw in Omaha had a steak on it. As a matter of fact, it had two – one for my host on the trip, Dr. Thomas Hansen, and one, fortunately, for me. (For the record, I really, really like steak. A lot.) The waitress, who delivered the world-famous thick cuts, asked us if we needed anything else, smiled at my excitement, and then left us to enjoy our dinners. I raised my knife and fork, and prepared my eager taste buds for the first mouth-watering bite … The second table I saw in Om ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Chapter Network, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Chapter Leader, Faculty Advisor
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
After many brainstorming sessions among the officers of our IHI Open School Chapter at SUNY Update Medical University, we decided that the best way to approach some of the complex problems at Upstate would be to bring in perspectives from all different fields of health care. We created a monthly event to bring students from different health care programs together to begin the conversation about quality improvement. We added a lecture series featuring leadership presentations from TED Talks Talki ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Chapter Network, Leadership
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013
Editor’s Note Colleen McCormick, a fourth-year medical student from Wright State University in Ohio, is using the IHI Open School Quality Improvement Practicum to conduct her first quality improvement project. Every Wednesday during February and March, Colleen will write a blog post about her progress as a student trying to make a change in the health care system. You can catch up on last week’s post here. By Colleen McCormick, fourth-year medical student, Wright State University After creati ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Improvement Stories, Quality Improvement Projects, Quality Improvement, Medical Education, medical student, Medical School, Practicum, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Wright State University,
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013
In February, the IHI Open School Chapter at Texas A and M Health Science Center – School of Rural Public Health focused on actively engaging their members by holding two events involving health care institutions. The knowledge gained from their visits helped Chapter members further understand the importance in quality improvement in health care today. Read more about their visits in the write up below by Chapter Leader and President Brandon Lewis, a health administration student at Texas A and ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Chapter Network, Chapter Leader
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013
Editor’s Note Colleen McCormick, a fourth-year medical student from Wright State University in Ohio, is using the IHI Open School Quality Improvement Practicum to conduct her first quality improvement project. Every Wednesday during February and March, Colleen will write a blog post about her progress as a student trying to make a change in the health care system. You can read her first three posts here. By Colleen McCormick, fourth-year medical student, Wright State University After joining D ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Improvement Stories, Quality Improvement Projects, Quality Improvement, Medical Education, medical student, Medical School, Practicum, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Wright State University,
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