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QI Games: How Do You Measure the Banana?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Choosing and defining your measures might sound easy, but those two tasks cause problems for improvement teams all the time.
QI Games: Learn How to Use PDSA Cycles by Spinning Coins
Current average rating is 4 stars.
You may have thought your coin spinning days ended in grade school, but it turns out the activity can help you learn about theories, predictions, and PDSA cycles.
QI Games: Learning about Variation by Counting Candy
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Understanding variation is critical when you’re working to improve a process or system. In this activity, you’ll learn to distinguish between two types of variation: common cause and special cause. (And you’ll get to eat candy!)
QI Games: The Red Bead Experiment
Current average rating is 4 stars.
W. Edwards Deming, one of the founders of modern quality improvement, invented the famous Red Bead Experiment to illustrate how typical managers try — and fail — to improve quality.
Priority Matrix: An Overlooked Gardening Tool
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Don Goldmann is a well-known physician, educator, and … gardener? In this short video, Goldmann invites us into his home garden and uses a priority matrix — a useful tool in any improvement work — to determine which types of kale he plans to grow next year.
The Science of Improvement on a Whiteboard!
Current average rating is 4 stars.
Dr. Robert Lloyd, Vice President at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, explains the key elements of the Science of Improvement using a white board in these short videos.
Cause and Effect Diagram
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Robert Lloyd, IHI Vice President, uses his trusty whiteboard to dissect the science of improvement. In short videos, he breaks down everything from Deming's System of Profound Knowledge, to the PDSA cycle, to run charts.
Control Charts (Part 2)
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Robert Lloyd, the Director of Performance Improvement at IHI, uses his trusty whiteboard to dissect the science of improvement. In short videos, he breaks down everything from Deming's System of Profound Knowledge, to the PDSA cycle, to run charts.
Control Charts (Part 1)
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Robert Lloyd, the Director of Performance Improvement at IHI, uses his trusty whiteboard to dissect the science of improvement. In short videos, he breaks down everything from Deming's System of Profound Knowledge, to the PDSA cycle, to run charts.
Run Charts (Part 2)
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Robert Lloyd, the Director of Performance Improvement at IHI, uses his trusty whiteboard to dissect the science of improvement. In short videos, he breaks down everything from Deming's System of Profound Knowledge, to the PDSA cycle, to run charts.
Run Charts (Part 1)
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Robert Lloyd, the Director of Performance Improvement at IHI, uses his trusty whiteboard to dissect the science of improvement. In short videos, he breaks down everything from Deming's System of Profound Knowledge, to the PDSA cycle, to run charts.
PDSA Cycles (Part 1)
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Robert Lloyd, the Director of Performance Improvement at IHI, uses his trusty whiteboard to dissect the science of improvement. In short videos, he breaks down everything from Deming's System of Profound Knowledge, to the PDSA cycle, to run charts.
PDSA Cycles (Part 2)
Current average rating is 0 stars.
Robert Lloyd, the Director of Performance Improvement at IHI, uses his trusty whiteboard to dissect the science of improvement. In short videos, he breaks down everything from Deming's System of Profound Knowledge, to the PDSA cycle, to run charts.
Why Does Health Care Need Improvement Science?
Current average rating is 4 stars.
David Williams shares why the will to change, alone, is not enough to create change — and presents the ambulance industry as an example.
How Can QI Concepts Help in Your Daily Life?
Current average rating is 4 stars.
Dr. James Moses, IHI Open School Academic Advisor, talks about using improvement methodology in his personal life.
How Do You Find the Right Mentor?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Are you making the most of your mentor? Don Goldmann, MD, IHI’s Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, shares some valuable lessons from his three decades as a mentor to students and fellows.
Is There a Secret to Sustaining Improvements?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
After a successful improvement project, it’s important to celebrate and start thinking about how to spread your knowledge. But how can you make sure the improvement you’ve made sticks?
How Can Mr. Potato Head Help Teach PDSA?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
David Williams explains the genesis of the Mr. Potato Head exercise he created to teach audiences all over the world about PDSA cycles.
Why Is Planning Such an Important Part of PDSA?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Plan. Do. Study Act. All four are necessary to complete a PDSA cycle. In this IHI Open School Short, Improvement Advisor David Williams explains why he thinks planning is such a valuable component of any learning cycle.
What Are Rules for Doing Concurrent PDSA Cycles?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Improvement can be slow and methodical, and sometimes it makes sense to test two changes at the same time. What should you keep in mind in these situations?
What’s an Easy Way to Learn about PDSA Cycles?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
David Williams explains different ways to learn about improvement by doing it.
How Do You Move Logically Toward Implementation?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
David Williams discusses how to thoughtfully move toward implementation within a system.
What Are Seven Ways to Engage Clinicians in QI?
Current average rating is 4 stars.
One of the biggest challenges of improving quality within health care is engaging clinicians in the work. Clinicians have demanding schedules, high stress levels, and pressure from payers and accreditors. IHI's Dr. Don Goldmann shares how you can you inspire these busy colleagues to join your improvement work.
Why Should You Start Testing Changes ASAP?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Lloyd Provost, co-author of the Improvement Guide, shares why it’s so important in an improvement project to start testing changes as soon as you can.
What’s the Secret to Change Implementation?
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Lloyd Provost, co-author of the Improvement Guide, discusses the secrets to implementing change.
  
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