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By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
Students present their work at the IHI Open School Chapter Congress.Whew. The IHI Open School team is back in our Cambridge office after our biggest event of the year — the National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care. Last week, more than 5,000 health leaders descended one of the world’s largest Marriott hotels, in Orlando, Florida, to teach and learn from each other. We heard from writer and surgeon Atul Gawande, MD; Good Morning America host and cancer survivor Robin Roberts; and Don ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Improvement, National Forum, Triple Aim for Populations, Student
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013
This week, Dr. Don Berwick answers a question from a new process improvement leader about the difficulty of setting up an open environment for organizational communcation "What would you advise for learning how to accomplish alignment of process improvement work across an organization?" Dr. Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Ask Berwick, Don Berwick, Improvement, Quality Improvement, Communication, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Interprofessional Education and Practice, Teamwork
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 | Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Editor’s Note Colleen McCormick is a fifth-year medical student in the combined MD/MPH Physician Leadership Development Program at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. For two months she used the IHI Open School Quality Improvement Practicum to conduct her first quality improvement project. In this final blog post, Colleen reflects on her project and her progress as a student trying to make a change in the health care system. You can catch up on her previous po ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Practicum, Improvement, Improvement Stories, medical student, Medical School, interprofessional learning, Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA), Leadership
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
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