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By IHI Open School | Thursday, Dec 17, 2015
It’s December, the Forum is behind us (whew!), and we’re heading into our annual winter break here at IHI. Every year, the IHI office in Cambridge, MA, USA, closes for a week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. In the spirit of what we call One IHI, we all take a break together, giving everyone a chance to put work aside and return refreshed in the New Year, without an avalanche of unread email. It’s a great time to reflect back on the year in the student movement for quality and safety. It ... read full post


Tag(s): Chapter Network, Practicum
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Dec 08, 2015
The fictional town of Springfield has fallen on tough times. There’s corruption in the government, and money is tight. Psychiatric hospitals and homeless shelters have closed, forcing mentally ill patients into the community.Springfield General Hospital is trying to handle an increasing number of potentially dangerous patients. Then, early one morning, a patient who was admitted for psychosis left the hospital without discharge. Even worse, staff investigated and found this wasn’t the only occu ... read full post


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, National Forum, Chapter Network
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