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There Can Be No Quality Without Equity
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Quality improvement tools and methods are well suited to an effort to improve equity in health and care. The missing ingredients over the past decades have been strategic intent and a sharply focused equity lens. The IHI Framework for Improving Health Equity can serve as a foundation for change in health care.
Telemedicine: Center Quality and Safety
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This article offers four elements on which health care leaders must focus to ensure safe, high-quality telemedicine for patients.
COVID-19: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Skills to Deploy During the Surge
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The authors suggest a five-step strategy and actions for patient safety and quality improvement staff to employ their skills to support patients, clinical staff, and health care organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Enhancing Collaborative Learning for Quality Improvement: Evidence from the Improving Clinical Flow Project, a Breakthrough Series Collaborative with Project ECHO
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A novel combination of IHI Breakthrough Series Collaborative tools with Project ECHO's telementoring model contributed to building quality improvement (QI) capacity and improving processes and patient experience across FQHCs participating in the Improving Clinical Flow project.
Understanding Variation in Reported COVID-19 Deaths with a Novel Shewhart Chart Application
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A novel Shewhart chart helped health care leaders and frontline teams understand if day-to-day variation in COVID-19 deaths may be attributed to meaningful signals of change.
Virtual Learning Hour Special Series: COVID-19: Grief Leadership and System Supports
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June 26, 2020 | Learn about specific leadership behaviors and system supports needed to address the mental health and well-being needs of caregivers, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Implementing Daily Management Systems to Support Sustained Quality Improvement in Ambulatory Surgery Centers
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IHI's high-performance management system (HPMS) was piloted in several ambulatory surgery centers to understand the applicability of quality control using related practices (e.g., standardized daily huddles, visual management boards), and to understand the approach's impact on sustaining improvement in patient care.
Conversation and Action Guide to Support Staff Well-Being and Joy in Work During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, health care leaders are working to support staff who are experiencing anxiety, stress, and intense demands. This guide includes actionable ideas that leaders can quickly test during the coronavirus response, and which can build the longer-term foundation to sustain joy in work and well-being for the health care workforce.
Virtual Learning Hour Special Series: Mobilizing to Respond to COVID-19
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March 27, 2020 | Don Berwick and Derek Feeley share key coronavirus (COVID-19) learnings, innovations, and revelations they’ve been gathering and gleaning from health care leaders and improvers across the globe.
WIHI: Improvement and Innovation in Times of Crisis
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March 24, 2020 | What does it look like to innovate, improve, and solve problems at warp speed?
Quality Improvement Team Member Matrix Worksheet
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Effective quality improvement (QI) teams are multidisciplinary and include different areas of expertise. Use this worksheet to help you form a QI team that represents a range of perspectives and expertise.
QI Team Member Work Styles Inventory Worksheet
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Quality improvement (QI) team members can use this worksheet to identify their preferred work styles.
Quality Improvement Project Measures Worksheet
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Use this worksheet to identify the process, outcome, and balancing measures for your quality improvement project.
Quality Improvement Project Change Concepts Worksheet
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A change concept is a general notion or approach to change that has been found to be useful in developing specific ideas for improvement. Use this worksheet to choose and explore relevant change concepts for a quality improvement project.
Sustainability Planning Worksheet
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Teams may use this worksheet to help plan for the long-term sustainability of an improvement effort.
Ethiopia Health Care Quality Initiative: Design and Initial Lessons Learned
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The Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health and IHI co-designed a three-pronged approach to accelerate health system improvement nationally, which included developing a national health care quality strategy, building quality improvement (QI) capability at all health system levels, and introducing scalable QI collaboratives across four regions.
Aim Statement Worksheet
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An effective aim statement is fundamental for every quality improvement project. Use this worksheet to help you write a clear, specific aim statement and complete the checklist to double-check your work.
Are You Using Data the Right Way?
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Health care leaders rely on data to guide decisions, yet when data is misinterpreted it impacts the quality of those decisions. This article discusses using data the right way to inform decisions, including control charts to display and interpret data over time.
Using a Multicountry Learning Network to Harvest and Rapidly Spread Implementation Knowledge to Reduce Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
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This article describes the value of creating a quality improvement–driven, multicountry learning network to accelerate the pace of improving care systems in Africa to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Applying Quality Improvement Approaches to Reduce Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission and Improve Health and Nutrition Care in Five Countries
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This article describes the application of quality improvement (QI) methods, as part of the Partnership for HIV-Free Survival, to support governments and facility staff in five African countries in reducing maternal-to-child transmission of HIV.
A Six-Country Collaborative Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Nutrition and Decrease Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV
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This article is the first report of the effectiveness of using quality improvement in a large-scale multicountry effort in Africa to improve infant survifal by reducing postnatal maternal-to-child transmission of HIV in breast feeding HIV-positive mothers.
The Answer to Culture Change: Everyday Management Tactics
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This article describes the High-Performance Management System, a model developed by IHI to drive sustained value improvement using a clear rhythm of performance measurement and communication via huddles and visual management.
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.
Leveraging the Psychology of Change
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This article presents an overview of the IHI Psychology of Change Framework with key takeaways for leaders, to help them understand why people resist change and how to activate people to advance and sustain improved care.
Leading Quality Across a System
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This article describes five core drivers for effective health care chief quality officers (CQOs) in their role of overseeing and aligning quality efforts within and across health care systems.
  
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