This Week at IHI
October 15, 2018
Impact of Social Determinants of Health: Berwick National Forum Keynote

In a new video preview, IHI President Emeritus and Senior Fellow Don Berwick describes the dramatic impact of social determinants of health and what he plans to share during his IHI National Forum keynote presentation in December.

Tool: Quality Improvement Project Charter

A charter provides an overview of the team’s QI project and clarifies its objectives. Download the free IHI tool that your team can use. A recent user comment: “I hope every project can gain traction through this excellent tool!” Join our virtual program to learn how to lead quality improvement work.

Lowering Admissions and Reducing Disparities: WIHI, October 25

As part of reducing avoidable readmissions, health care organizations are exploring how social determinants of health affect the frequency of rehospitalizations. Join us for the next WIHI (Thursday, October 25, 2-3 PM ET) for a discussion about evaluating and addressing these factors to prevent readmissions.

In the Spotlight

Improvement Capability: Inclusive Leadership: The Key to Successful Quality Improvement

Person- and Family-Centered Care: End-of-Life Care, Not End-of-Life Spending

Patient Safety: Are Pharmacists the Key to Safer Home Care?

Quality, Cost, and Value: Reducing Length of Stay in the ED

Triple Aim for Populations: 2018 Culture of Health Prize Winners

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How do you know which QI tool to use?

Improvers have lots of tools at their disposal, so how do you know which QI tool to use and when?

How to achieve the Triple Aim for all

IHI Leadership Alliance members consider how to achieve the Triple Aim for all by advancing health equity.

Medical students learn to discuss end-of-life care

A Boston Globe article explores how medical students learn to discuss end-of-life care wishes with patients. A free IHI online course teaches end-of-life care conversation skills.

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