​Training by IHI

For hospitals seeking additional support for their improvement efforts in the Partnership for Patients focus areas, IHI offers many virtual and in-person training opportunities.

Upcoming IHI Offerings

CMS Partnership for Patients

PartnershipforPts_SQLogo.jpgSponsored by the US federal government's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Partnership for Patients initiative aims to make hospital care safer, more reliable, and less costly. The Partnership for Patients has identified ten core patient safety areas of focus.

The IHI resources listed on this page can help hospitals make improvements in these key areas.


Improving Transitions in Care

IHI How-to Guides for improving transitions from the hospital to reduce avoidable rehospitalizations:


​Adverse Drug Events

Medication Reconciliation:


High-Alert Medication Safety:

​Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections

​Injuries from Falls and Immobility (including delirium)

Obstetrical Adverse Events

Perinatal Elective Induction and Labor Augmentation Safety:

Pressure Ulcers

​Surgical Site Infections

Venous Thromboembolism

​Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia