Patient Safety at IHI National Forum

December 10-13, 2017
Orlando, FL

Patient Safety is a featured topic at the 2017 National Forum, with topic-related sessions offered in a special track.

Patient Safety

Our goal: Work with countries, regions, organizations, and individuals to build safety into every system of care, ensuring that patients receive the safest, most reliable care across the continuum. More >>

In the Spotlight

Looking at Patient Safety in the Home: Issues and Opportunities
A new report from IHI/NPSF, with support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and assistance from Westat, discusses the challenges associated with safe home care, including funding, and looks at opportunities and strategies for improvement.

Cutting Through Challenges to Improve Surgical Quality Outcomes
A recent article describes an initiative comprising 22 Military Treatment Facilities across the US working to improve surgical quality, with guidance from IHI.

How to Create a Compelling Business Case for Patient Safety
In a recent blog post Dr. Tejal Gandhi, IHI Chief Clinical and Safety Officer, highlights three actions that drive a successful business case for patient safety, which stem from a new toolkit, Optimizing a Business Case for Safe Health Care: An Integrated Approach to Safety and Finance.

IHI Global Trigger Tool Advances Patient Safety in Chile
A nurse working in a quality and patient safety unit in a hospital in Chile used the IHI Global Trigger Tool to measure adverse events. In this interview, she discusses her experience with using the tool and her findings.    

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