December 17, 2018: Putting Patients at the Center of Prescribing
Each year in the US, more than 700,000 emergency department visits and 100,000 hospitalizations result from adverse drug events, studies show, making medication safety one of the most pressing challenges in health care.
To better understand the causes of harm from medication and develop potential solutions, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), a leader in health and health care improvement worldwide, is leading a project in which clinical teams will test methods to improve and work through with patients the myriad of problems that may arise when medications are prescribed. This Learning and Action Network is an initiative of the Pfizer Global Medical Grants Medication Optimization Learning and Change Project.
December 10, 2018: Health and Health Care Quality Improvers from 56 Countries Gather for IHI's 30th National Forum
Longest-running gathering on health care quality unveils new resources to broaden and strengthen strategies to improve health and patient care
December 05, 2018: Prominent Speakers Offer Lessons for Health and Health Care Quality Innovators
2018 Forum Sessions available via livestream broadcast
October 02, 2018: Media Advisory: 2018 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care
The 2018 IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care provides the country’s best platform to hear about successes and challenges and to harness evidence-based solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing health and health care today.
September 11, 2018: Innovative Health Care Safety Initiatives Earn Awards
IHI/NPSF Lucian Leape Institute Medtronic Awards
August 14, 2018: IHI Joining Efforts to Improve Outcomes, Reduce Disparities in Maternal Care
Supported by a grant from Merck for Mothers, IHI seeks to spread evidence-based practices and address birth equity.
July 16, 2018: Health Care Services at Home Outpacing Attention to Safety
New IHI report offers recommendations for improving the safety of care provided in the home.
June 19, 2018: IHI Advances Patient Safety Practice and Professionalism
The Certified Professional in Patient Safety program reaches a milestone.
May 22, 2018: IHI Convenes National Steering Committee for Patient Safety
Representatives of prominent national organizations and agencies to begin work on developing a national action plan for patient safety.
May 02, 2018: 15 States Striving to Become "States of Solutions" in Addressing Health Equity
Governmental and private groups to partner on population health challenges
April 27, 2018: 2018 IHI Summit on Improving Patient Care Convenes in San Diego
In the midst of an ongoing shift to value-based care, IHI Summit attendees will learn strategies and tactics to design care for the whole person.
April 23, 2018: IHI/NPSF DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses 2018 Honorees Announced
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the DAISY Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2018 IHI/NPSF DAISY Awards for Extraordinary Nurses. Erin Harlow-Parker, MS, APRN, PMSCNS-BC, of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, has been chosen to receive the individual award. The team award will go to the Surgical Care Unit at Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC.
The awards will be conferred during the IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress, which takes place May 23-25, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts.
March 19, 2018: Media Advisory: IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress
The IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Congress brings together people who are passionate about ensuring safe care equitably for all across the globe.
February 26, 2018: 2018 IHI Summit on Improving Patient Care
Summit speakers and sessions will highlight efforts across the country to improve care for individuals and populations; focus on health, well-being, and equity across diverse communities; and ensure health professionals and staff have the supports and resources they need to achieve these broadening goals.
February 01, 2018: 2018 Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 11-17, Focuses on Patient Engagement and Safety Culture
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) today announced plans for this year’s Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 11-17, 2018. This year’s activities will focus on two critical issues – safety culture and patient engagement. This is the first Patient Safety Awareness Week since the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), lead sponsor of the event for 15 years, merged with IHI in 2017. The events planned promise to reflect the combined energy and commitment to safety and improvement of both organizations.
January 29, 2018: Media Advisory: IHI's Quality and Safety Experts Available for Comment
IHI's Quality and Safety Experts Available for Comment