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By IHI Open School | Monday, Oct 05, 2015
The 2017 IHI National Forum is around the corner. How can you make the most of this epic event, which draws some 6,000 health care leaders to Orlando, FL, in pursuit of new ideas, new friendships, and new energy? We asked Open School learner Sarah Miano, RN, who has attended three Forums, to share her tips on mastering the Forum — from newbies to veterans, and from students to professionals. 1. Definitely go to the Forum! You’ll be exposed to so many interesting quality improvement initiatives a ... read full post

 

Tag(s): National Forum, Chapter Leader, Leadership, Quality Improvement, Intern/Resident/Junior Doctor, Nurse
By IHI Open School | Friday, Jun 12, 2015
Mike Briddon, IHI Open School Editorial Director, wrote the following post about a tour this week at Harvard Medical School — where he got a peek into the future of medical education.I didn’t expect to be stressed. I didn’t expect my heart to race or my palms to sweat. Or to hear a patient coughing and asking for help. “Please,” the wheezy patient implored, “just do something!” Mr. Jones, a life-like mannequin who could talk, blink, and tell our untrained group how we were letting him die, was ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Medical Education, medical student, Intern/Resident/Junior Doctor
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Jun 05, 2013
This week, Dr. Don Berwick answers a question from Cathy Ellis, PT, about the safety issues that arise from not having complete 24/7 health care "How do you think outcomes would change if United States health care was provided seven days a week and not 'shut down' to a large extent on weekends?" For the past eight weeks, Dr. Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Ask Berwick, Improvement, Quality Improvement, medical student, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Physician, Nurse, Intern/Resident/Junior Doctor, Don Berwick
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, May 28, 2013
This week, Dr. Don Berwick answers a question from @Ensor_K submitted via Twitter "How can students drive improvement, no matter what role they're in?" Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, answers one of your questions every week in our new blog series, “Ask Berwick.” You can catch up on previous "Ask Berwick" Q ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Ask Berwick, medical student, Improvement, Quality Improvement, Intern/Resident/Junior Doctor, Communication, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Leadership, Physician, Nurse
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Four students—one from Bellin College in Green Bay, WI, and three from Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk—went to the 13th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community in Washington, D.C., with hopes of bringing home valuable lessons to their respective communities. The Bellin student was seeking inspiration and some new ideas for her Chapter. The EVMS students were seeking information for Health Outreach Partnership for EVMS Stude ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Summit - Office Practice and Community, Primary Care, Student, Intern/Resident/Junior Doctor
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