This Week at IHI newsletter
IHI National Forum Edition
December 11, 2018
Sharing Knowledge Is Key to Improving

“There is more to knowledge than sharing best practices,” said IHI CEO, Derek Feeley, in the opening keynote at IHI’s 30th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care. Joined by Jason Leitch, his former colleague in the Scottish Government, the two asserted that sharing knowledge about how to change and how to mobilize people around a common goal is perhaps more important to improving health and health care for all. View Tweets.

New White Paper: Effective Board Governance of Health System Quality

A new IHI White Paper released at the National Forum, Framework for Effective Board Governance of Health System Quality, aims to clarify trustee responsibilities for quality oversight and provide practical tools. The accompanying Governance of Quality Assessment Online Tool outlines specific oversight responsibilities and concrete actions boards can take to achieve them.

Recover Hope Campaign Launches at the IHI National Forum

The goal of the IHI Open School Recover Hope Campaign is to improve the lives of 50,000 people affected by substance use disorders by 2020. Join change agents from around the world by taking the pledge to stop stigma surrounding substance use disorders and commit to using person-first, recovery-focused language.

IHI Focus Area Spotlight

Improvement Capability: Motivating Change and Sustaining Improvement

Person- and Family-Centered Care: Patient-Centered Care: Pairing Medicine and Compassion

Patient Safety: Reducing Hospital Admissions for Adverse Drug Events Through Coordinated Pharmacist Care

Quality, Cost, and Value: The Essential Role of Patient-Centered Registries in an Era of EHRs

Triple Aim for Populations: Housing and Health: An Overview of the Literature

Look for

This week in Orlando, the 30th Annual IHI National Forum brings together more than 5,000 health professionals from around the world — learn more in the Forum announcement.

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View the hundreds of quality improvement storyboards on display at the IHI National Forum, including student QI projects.

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Read the abstracts, published in BMJ Open Quality, of selected presentations at the IHI Scientific Symposium on Improving the Quality and Value of Health Care, held annually at the National Forum.

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IHI National Forum
2019 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care
December 8-11, 2019
Orlando, Florida

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