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By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013
Becky Ng MPH Administrative Fellow Trinity Health in Livonia, Michigan   Dr. Berwick noted in his 2011 IHI National Forum Keynote that when he first got the job at CMS, the best advice he got was to remember the patient.   My background is non-clinical. My MPH is in health policy and management.  My work as an Administrative Fellow focuses on the finances, the operations, and the politics of a large health system. Still, I strive to remember the patient. This is health care, after all, and ... read full post


Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Chapter Activity, Communication, Cost of Care, Don Berwick, Improvement, National Forum, Nurse
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
It’s not every day that someone jumps up and down in the middle of a Starbucks. Sure, the drinks are good, but good enough to leave your feet? It turns out that Monica VanBuskirk’s excitement last week had nothing to do with her beverage. She’d just learned she won this year’s David Calkins Memorial Scholarship to fully cover general conference fees for this December’s IHI National Forum plus $1,000 for travel and lodging. “I was tickled pink,” VanBuskirk said upon hearing the good new ... read full post


Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, National Forum, Student, Quality Improvement, Cost of Care, Duke University
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Costs of Care put out a a viral video today to help announce a new curriculum being developed to help trainees learn how to make value-based medical decisions. What do you think? - The IHI Open School team Originally posted on February 16, 2012


Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Cost of Care
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