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By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013
Dr. Don Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, answers your questions in our new blog series, “Ask Berwick.” Ask him about career tips, his days as a pediatrician, or his thoughts on leadership – all topics are open for discussion. This week, Berwick answers a question submitted via Twitter by @sasanof "What would you wish for to accelerate global change for healthcare quality and safet ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Ask Berwick, Quality Improvement, Patient & Family Centered Care, Don Berwick, Leadership, Improvement
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013
By Eilidh G M Gunn, Medical Student, University of Dundee, Scotland As final-year medical students at the University of Dundee, Scotland, we are lucky enough to have the opportunity to undertake the IHI program as part of a month-long block surrounding patient safety and quality improvement. Ninewells Hospital and NHS Tayside, the trust where I am based, has longstanding patient safety and quality improvement initiatives and programs in place, which allow students like myself to become part of ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Scotland, Practicum, medical student, Medical School, Checklists - Safety, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Improvement, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA), PDSA cycles, Quality Improvement Projects
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013
By Ariella Camera, Brandeis University“You can’t do this alone; you need to align with allies with shared interests to create change.” – Helen Bevan I recently attended IHI’s International Forum on Quality and Patient Safety in London, England. I spent four engaging days discussing quality improvement, diverse health care systems, reverse innovation, and leadership development. I am a second-year master’s candidate at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, s ... read full post

 

Tag(s): International Forum, medical student, Medical School, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Leadership
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013
Dr. Don Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, answers your questions in our new blog series, “Ask Berwick.” Ask him about career tips, his days as a pediatrician, or his thoughts on leadership – all topics are open for discussion.   This week, Berwick discusses what he thinks is the most important trait for a young leader to have. Be sure to check back next week when Dr. Berwick answers a question ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Ask Berwick, medical student, Medical School, Leadership, IHI Open School for Health Professions
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013
Dr. Don Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, answers your questions in our new blog series, “Ask Berwick.” Ask him about career tips, his days as a pediatrician, or his thoughts on leadership – all topics are open for discussion. We’ve already received dozens of excellent questions and we’re working with Dr. Berwick to film the answers. This week, he answers a question we all can relate to: Where do y ... read full post

 

Tag(s): medical student, Medical School, Improvement, Ask Berwick
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