What Happened to Alex?1435273Alex James was a runner, like his dad. One day, he collapsed during a run and was hospitalized for five days. He went through lots of tests, but was given a clean bill of health. Then, a month later, he collapsed again, fell into a deep coma, and died. His father wanted to know — what had gone wrong? Dr. John James, a retired toxicologist at NASA, tells the story of how he uncovered the cause of his son’s death and became a patient safety advocate.7/17/2017 1:55:06 PMFinding and Creating Joy in Work September 8, 2020 | IHI Online Course with Coaching To help reverse the worrying trend of burnout among health care STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/CaseStudies381406400http://www.ihi.org7/17/2017 1:55:06 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Advanced Case Study1435378Between 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/Activities600043910http://www.ihi.org6/8/2017 6:09:00 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Code Blue - Where To? (AHRQ)1435379A 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/Activities469463090http://www.ihi.org4/8/2014 8:55:12 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Patient-Centered Care1435429Have 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/Activities225082100http://www.ihi.org9/18/2015 8:40:58 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
The Wrong Shot: Error Disclosure (AHRQ)1435386A 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/Activities291972420http://www.ihi.org4/8/2014 8:55:23 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Noah’s Story: Are You Listening?1435468Our 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/Activities470297230http://www.ihi.org5/26/2017 2:11:10 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
A Downward Spiral: A Case Study in Homelessness1435272Thirty-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 PMFinding and Creating Joy in Work September 8, 2020 | IHI Online Course with Coaching To help reverse the worrying trend of burnout among health care STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/CaseStudies563033970http://www.ihi.org4/11/2016 2:43:48 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
How Do You Apologize After a Medical Error?1435389When you make a mistake that affects a patient, what should you say? Should you apologize, or will that put you at greater risk of being sued? Lucian Leape, MD, Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health, describes how to talk with patients and families after a mistake has occurred. 5/24/2017 5:32:38 PM Leape, MD, Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health   Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity, you will be able to STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities143521500http://www.ihi.org5/24/2017 5:32:38 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Locked In1435453A cancer diagnosis leads to tears and heartache. But is it correct? Dr. Paul Griner, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Rochester, presents the third in a series of case studies for the IHI Open School.4/8/2014 8:55:50 PMClick here to view all of Dr. Paul Griner's case studies . Paul Griner, Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Rochester Learning Objectives: At the end of this STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/resources/Pages/Activities145521440http://www.ihi.org4/8/2014 8:55:50 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
On Being Transparent1435469You 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/Activities310313150http://www.ihi.org4/11/2014 7:22:33 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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