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This article traces the history and ideas that led to IHI’s 100,000 Lives Campaign, which ran from December 2004 to June 2006. The authors are especially interested in the unique structure and mobilizing strategies that enabled so many hospitals to participate in and take advantage of this first of its kind national initiative to prevent unnecessary deaths in US hospitals.