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WIHI: The Benefits of Behavioral Health in the ED
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November 14, 2019 | How can emergency departments improve care for behavioral health patients, and improve safety and joy for staff?
WIHI: Increasing Joy in Work: Notes from a Cardiac ICU Team
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November 7, 2019 | Hear how one team at Michigan Medicine has implemented IHI's Framework for Improving Joy to achieve sweeping results.
WIHI: Let's Get to Work on Waste in Health Care
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October 3, 2019 | One third of annual helath care spending is atrributable to waste. What is the root cause of non-value-added waste, and how can health systems reduce it?
WIHI: No Let Up on Safety
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September 19, 2019 | It's been 20 years since the Institue of Medicine's groundbreaking report on patient safety first shook the American health care system. So, what has improved, and what still needs work?
WIHI: Black Women and Maternal Care: Redesigning for Safety, Dignity, and Respect
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August 8, 2019 | With a significant rise in maternal deaths in the United States, how can providers partner with community groups to design respectul, dignified pregnancy experiences?
WIHI: Aim High for Equity in the Health Care Workforce
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July 18, 2019 | How can health systems take action to improve workforce equity?
WIHI: Assessing the Value of Age-Friendly Health Care
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June 13, 2019 | Are there financial benefits to being an Age-Friendly Health System? Learn about the potential to unlock cost savings and generate new revenue, all while providing safer, more appropriate care for older adults.
WIHI: Taking Acute Pain Seriously, Treating It Safely
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May 30, 2019 | Health care needs to create safer processes for acute pain management. But what roles should patients play in this? A new IHI report provides reccomendations to sharpen acute pain management strategies in your health system.
WIHI: What's an Apology Worth? The Case for Communication and Resolution
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April 18, 2019 | When a patient is unintentionally harmed, how should organizations respond?
WIHI: How to Make Patient Safety Easier to Explain and to Champion
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March 21, 2019 | Why is it so hard to explain patient safety outside of health care?
WIHI: How to Speak So Leaders Will Listen
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February 21, 2019 | How much thought and preparation go into how you pitch new ideas and initiatives to leaders in your organization? If you've been frustrated by lack of support or buy-in from a leader, it's possible that you did not win that person over at the start.
WIHI: New Guidance for Governance of Health System Quality – What Trustees Should Know and Do
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January 17, 2019 | Is there a better way for boards to fulfill their mandate of ensuring health systems live up to theirs on quality?
WIHI: Women in Action: Paving the Way for Better Care
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December 20, 2018 | Whether it’s blowing the whistle on the dangerous levels of lead in drinking water in Flint, Michigan, championing the healing powers of dance and movement in hospitals, or shining a human spotlight on disease outbreaks throughout the world, this special edition of WIHI features a panel of outstanding women who are creatively and effectively reshaping caregiving.
WIHI: Building the Will and Skill to Be a Clinical Improver
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November 8, 2018 | Quality improvement knowledge can unite clinicians in the common pursuit of better clinical decision making and encourage more clinicians to take the lead with improving care delivery.
WIHI: Lowering Readmissions, Reducing Disparities
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October 25, 2018 | Initiatives to reduce avoidable readmissions are the norm in US health systems today. What happens when hospitals and health systems look beyond to the non-clinical issues upstream that have a big impact on rehospitalizations?
WIHI: The How and Why of Deprescribing
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September 13, 2018 | The ground is shifting for prescription medication. There’s much talk and publicity about deprescribing, the process that entails taking patients off some of their medications or tapering down the dosages.
WIHI: Connecting Patient Experience to Culture and Strategic Aims
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August 9, 2018 | Most hospitals are understandably preoccupied with patient experience scores. But can those same scores help guide an organization to the aims and values it hopes to achieve?
WIHI: How to Build Better Behavioral Health in the Emergency Department
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July 12, 2018 | Promising new practices are being tested in hospitals to integrate behavioral health in the emergency department and upstream.​
WIHI: Addiction Treatment Demystified: Proven, Practical Steps for Complex Care
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June 21, 2018 | The burgeoning field of “complex care” is identifying new interventions to better address a broad set of needs, including treatment for addiction.
WIHI: Strategic Pathways to Population Health
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June 7, 2018 | Health systems face numerous challenges in their efforts to improve population health. What makes a comprehensive strategy, and where do health care systems start?
WIHI: Giving Patients and Families the Tools to Be Health Care Improvers
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May 17, 2018 | Patients and families are playing a greater role in health care quality improvement. Now, some organizations believe it's essential for patients and families to have training in basic improvement to enhance their influence and involvement.
WIHI: How to Make Change Happen: An Introduction to IHI's Psychology of Change Framework ​
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May 10, 2018 | The biggest challenge to quality improvement projects is often not measurement or process. It's people.
WIHI: Pursuing Health Equity in North Carolina
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April 19, 2018 | Eight health systems, including one in North Carolina, are working with IHI to elevate health equity to a strategic priority, confront institutional racism, and improve the livelihood and health of their patients, employees, and surrounding communities.
WIHI: Sustaining and Strengthening Safety Huddles
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April 5, 2018 | The safety huddle​ has become an important way for hospitals to surface safety concerns affecting patients and the workforce. But what does it mean for patient safety when it becomes just another meeting?
WIHI: Mobility Matters for Age-Friendly Care
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March 22, 2018 | A new initiative wants to emphasize the physical and mental health benefits of mobility and encourage greater mobility for older patients as part of a broadening vision of age-friendly care.
  
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