A Downward Spiral: A Case Study in Homelessness55878Thirty-six-year-old John may not fit the stereotype of a homeless person. Not long ago, he was living what many would consider a healthy life with his family. But when he lost his job, he found himself in a downward spiral, and his situation dramatically changed. John’s story is a fictional composite of real patients treated by Health Care for the Homeless. It illustrates the challenges homeless people face in accessing health care and the characteristics of high-quality care that can improve their lives.4/11/2016 2:43:48 PMIHI Forum 2020 December 6–9, 2020 | Virtual Conference The IHI Forum is a four-day virtual conference that has been the home of quality improvement STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/CaseStudies655674860http://www.ihi.org4/11/2016 2:43:48 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Advanced Case Study55966Between Sept. 30th and Oct. 14th, 2010, students and residents all over the world gathered in interprofessional teams and analyzed a complex incident that resulted in patient harm. Selected teams presented their work to IHI faculty during a series of live webinars in October.6/8/2017 6:09:00 PMKaryn Baum, MD, MSEd, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Reviewers: Barbara Balik, RN, EdD, Senior Faculty Member, IHI; Jonathan Finkelstein, MD, MPH STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities654131940http://www.ihi.org6/8/2017 6:09:00 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Patient-Centered Care56102Have you ever spent hours in a waiting room — just to get a few stitches? You probably had a few suggestions in mind for the people who designed that system. Often, clinicians develop health care delivery systems and procedures without taking into account the “voice of the patient.” The purpose of this exercise is to increase awareness of our health care experiences as patients, or as the family members or caregivers of patients.9/18/2015 8:40:58 PM Forgotten Team Member: Engaging Patients in Improving Care   Author: Frank Federico, Content Director, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, ffederico@ihi.org   Reviewer STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities251141270http://www.ihi.org9/18/2015 8:40:58 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Noah’s Story: Are You Listening?56028Our newest patient story follows the care experience of four-year-old Noah and his mom, Tanya. A surgery, a series of miscommunications, and an early discharge from the hospital contribute to an adverse event that changes the family’s life forever.5/26/2017 2:11:10 PMLearning Objectives: At the end of this activity, you will be able to Recognize the importance of clear communication with patients and their families during a care experience STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities565076140http://www.ihi.org5/26/2017 2:11:10 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
The Crowded Clinic55993Patients aren't showing up for their appointments at the community health center. The results? Delays, overcrowding, and mounting frustration for everyone. Can this clinic be saved?6/10/2019 3:01:26 PMKate Ellis, MD, Family Physician, Charles River Medical Associates; Morana Lasic, MD, Clinical Instructor in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities389282090http://www.ihi.org6/10/2019 3:01:26 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Code Blue - Where To? (AHRQ)55967A code blue is called on an elderly man with a history of coronary artery disease, hypertension, and schizophrenia hospitalized on the inpatient psychiatry service. Housestaff covering the code team do not know where the service is located, and when the team arrives, they find their equipment to be incompatible with the leads on the patient.4/8/2014 8:55:12 PMLearning Objectives: After reading this case, students will be able to List several ways to improve the effectiveness of code teams Description: A code blue is called on an elderly STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities524782580http://www.ihi.org4/8/2014 8:55:12 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
A Wild (and Costly) Goose Chase56044In a new patient story, you’ll hear from Rani, a patient who visits several different health care providers in search of a diagnosis. As you follow Rani’s story, you’ll be prompted to stop along the way to consider a number of questions about miscommunication, cost, and the patient perspective. When you get to the end of the story, you’ll hear from Rani as she looks back on the experience seven years later.5/26/2017 2:28:43 PM Objectives: At the end of this activity, you will be able to Recognize how a lack of communication among providers can disrupt the continuum of care and lead to frustration for STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities1632911760http://www.ihi.org5/26/2017 2:28:43 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
The Wrong Shot: Error Disclosure (AHRQ)55974A child is mistakenly vaccinated for hepatitis A, rather than B. Despite forthright disclosure and no evident harm to the child, the father becomes incredibly angry at the providers.4/8/2014 8:55:23 PMCase Study from AHRQ WebM&M   Learning Objectives: At the end of this acticity, you will be able to Describe the rationale for disclosing harmful errors to patients STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities330191210http://www.ihi.org4/8/2014 8:55:23 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
What Is Teach-Back?55908Connie Davis, Co-Director at Centre for Collaboration, Motivation, and Innovation, explains how teach-back can improve health outcomes.5/24/2017 4:49:11 PMHow Long Does It Take to Use Patient-Centered Communication Connie Davis, RN, MN, ARNP; Co-Director of the Centre for Collaboration, Motivation, and Innovation STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/AudioandVideo157952010http://www.ihi.org5/24/2017 4:49:11 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
On Being Transparent56029You are the CEO and a patient in your hospital dies from a medication error. What do you do next? The University of Rochester’s Dr. Paul Griner presents the fourth in a series of case studies.4/11/2014 7:22:33 PMClick here to view all of Dr. Paul Griner's case studies . Paul Griner, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Rochester, presents the fourth in a series of case studies STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities356071600http://www.ihi.org4/11/2014 7:22:33 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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