By IHI Open School | Friday, May 20, 2016
Sandra Kaus was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. Then, two weeks later, she learned it could have been caught a year before. “All I could think about was my boys," Mrs. Kaus said. "Who was going to raise them?”
Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety
By Stephanie Garry Garfunkel | Monday, May 16, 2016
Judith Dixon is a nurse and health visitor for the National Health Service Tayside in Angus, Scotland. She and a team of nurses conducted a QI project to help parents play with their babies through the IHI Open School Quality Improvement Practicum.
By Stephanie Garry Garfunkel | Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Ravi Patel, a student at Valdosta State University, had a kidney transplant after getting dialysis three times a week for almost three years. He describes how the experience inspired him to study health care administration and join the IHI Open School.
Improvement Capability, Student, Chapter Network
By IHI Open School | Monday, May 02, 2016
Shai Mann-Robison, 14, is a typical 8th grader in many ways. He likes reading, listening to music, and playing soccer on his school’s team in Watertown, Massachusetts. Shai created a short video with LEGO blocks about getting an MRI that caught the eye of the IHI Open School team as a great example of what young people and patients can contribute to health care improvement.
Person- and Family-Centered Care