December 08, 2020: IHI Convenes 32nd Annual Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) kicked off its 32nd annual Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care on December 6-9, 2020. Against the backdrop of a global pandemic and a divided United States, now more than ever this year's virtual IHI Forum serves as an important opportunity for improvers to share transformative work and seek science-driven approaches to improve health and health care for all.
September 29, 2020: AHRQ Establishes National Nursing Home COVID Action Network
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is partnering with the University of New Mexico’s ECHO Institute in Albuquerque and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Boston to establish a National Nursing Home COVID Action Network.
September 14, 2020: New National Action Plan Seeks to Re-Energize Patient Safety Improvement and Accelerate Change
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)-convened National Steering Committee for Patient Safety (NSC) today announced the release of a National Action Plan intended to provide health systems with renewed momentum and clearer direction for eliminating preventable medical harm.
July 21, 2020: Age-Friendly Health Systems on Target to Impact 1,000 Health Care Organizations in 2020
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is pleased to announce that by the end of the year, Age-Friendly Health Systems is on track to achieve its goal of recognizing the work of 1,000 hospitals, office practices, retail clinics, and post-acute care facilities for improving care of older Americans.
June 08, 2020: IHI Welcomes New President and CEO
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a global leader in health and health care improvement worldwide, today announced that Kedar Mate, MD, will become its new President and CEO, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Mate, IHI’s current Chief Innovation and Education Officer, will succeed current IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley.
June 03, 2020: Statement from IHI: IHI Speaks Out on Recent Racial Injustices
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement IHI is committed to becoming an anti-racist organization. This is necessary for our mission to improve health and health care worldwide. The disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black communities is another manifestation of the same structural racism that led to the deaths of Taylor, Arbery, and Floyd, and that contributes to inequities in health and health care every day. We in health care will abandon our calling and violate our oaths if we allow inequities to persist.
April 30, 2020: 2020 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Safety
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the DAISY Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2020 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Safety.
March 06, 2020: Statement from IHI: Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) considers it a top priority to ensure the safety and well-being of the global health and health care community, including our event attendees, faculty, and staff. The IHI community consists of health care professionals, students, patients, and caregivers across the globe, and we know many lives are being impacted and disrupted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
February 26, 2020: IHI Leads Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 8–14, 2020
IHI Leads Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 8–14, 2020
January 29, 2020: IHI Announces New Age-Friendly Action Community
IHI Announces New Age-Friendly Action Community