December 11, 2012: New IHI Survey Finds Quality and Safety Training for Health Professions Turning the Corner, But Still Work to Be Done
Growing interest in the IHI Open School — whose registrants reached 150,000 in more than 50 countries in 2012 — is echoed in the results of a new survey that finds students in the health professions are increasingly seeking out training in quality improvement and patient safety.
December 11, 2012: IHI Issues Action Brief for Health Care Leaders in the Post-Election Era
A new report from IHI, “Out of the Blocks: An Action Brief for Health Care Leaders in the Post-Election Era,” outlines key findings, predictions, and insights from some of the nation’s foremost quality improvement and policy experts. The report recaps proceedings from an event that brought together more than 100 health care leaders to discuss election results, what they signaled for health reform, and the strategic priorities of US health care organizations.
December 10, 2012: IHI Kicks Off 24th Annual National Forum, Welcoming 5,500 Health Professionals to the World's Leading Improvement Conference
From December 9-12, 2012, IHI is convening more than 5,500 health care professionals from 49 different countries at the 24th Annual National Forum, with the goal of sparking defining conversations and new thinking and ideas that will accelerate the improvement of health and health care worldwide.
November 29, 2012: IHI Names Trissa Torres Senior Vice President, Continuum Portfolio
Dr. Trissa Torres, former Medical Director at Genesys HealthWorks, joins IHI as Senior Vice President of the Continuum Portfolio of work.
October 23, 2012: IHI and Partners to Build Better Systems to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Deaths in Ghana
IHI announced today the launch of a new initiative to improve referral processes for pregnant women and critically ill newborns in rural Ghana.
September 07, 2012: IHI Partners in South Africa Win Prestigious Impumelelo Award
The ARV Chronic Clubs project in South Africa receives the Platinum Award from the Impumelelo Social Innovations Center for its innovative approach to ensuring that clinics are able to manage large and growing numbers of HIV patients on antiretroviral drugs while maintaining excellent care.
August 20, 2012: Pioneering Health Care Organizations Join with IHI to Design How to Be “Conversation Ready”
IHI announced a new initiative to better prepare health care delivery systems to be "Conversation Ready" — that is, to be ready to listen to and respect patients’ wishes about end-of-life care. The initiative is a critical companion to The Conversation Project, which launched nationwide last week.
July 09, 2012: Eliminating Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Worldwide Will Require Dramatic Improvement in Health Services
According to a new study in Health Affairs by IHI authors, poor access to routine health services in high HIV-burden countries will be a major stumbling block to the ambitious global efforts to drastically cut mother-to-child HIV transmission.
May 10, 2012: IHI Joins Call for Action to Improve Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
The Salzburg Global Seminar, co-organized by IHI, hopes to galvanize a new approach to solving global health care problems.
April 30, 2012: IHI Board Appoints New Chair and Board Members
Gary S. Kaplan has been named the new Chair of the IHI Board of Directors, and Elliott S. Fisher, Helen Haskell, and Arnold Milstein join the IHI Board.
April 16, 2012: "Pursuing the Triple Aim": New Book Highlights Success Stories of Leading US Innovators Pursuing Better Health and Better Care at Lower Costs
Pursuing the Triple Aim, a new book co-authored by IHI CEO Maureen Bisognano and Charles Kenney, highlights success stories of leading US innovators pursuing better health and better care at lower costs.
March 23, 2012: The Center for American Progress Expands Health Care Policy Team with the Addition of Dr. Donald M. Berwick
Berwick will help advise the organization as Senior Fellow, contributing to CAP's projects focused on health care reform and joining a team of leading policy experts who played vital roles in crafting the Affordable Care Act.
March 05, 2012: JCR, IHI Release "Fundamentals of Health Care Improvement" Second Edition
Charting a course for future health care professionals, the book provides nursing
students, medical students and resident physicians with information and practice guidelines
related to the basics of QI.
February 16, 2012: Mexico's Vice Minister of Health Urges Medical Schools, Nursing Schools, Others to Join IHI's Open School
Mexico’s Vice Minister of Health (Integration and Development) urged the country’s 80 medical schools, 50 nursing schools (awarding RN degrees), professional societies, and health care organizations to participate in the learning and activities of the IHI Open School for Health Professions.
Health Research and Educational Trust, February 02, 2012: HRET Selects Maureen Bisognano as 2012 TRUST Award Recipient
Maureen Bisognano, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Healthcare IHI President and CEO Maureen Bisognano is the recipient of HRET's 2012 TRUST Award, which honors individuals who have exhibited visionary leadership in the health care field.
January 23, 2012: IHI Will Support Health Care QI in 10 Countries Working to Achieve Universal Health Coverage
IHI has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to provide
technical support to, and facilitate networking among, 10 countries that are participating in the Joint Learning Network.