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By Erica Bridge | Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
Quality improvement methods have spread rapidly through health care in the last two decades, and health professions schools are integrating this training more and more each year. But the field of public health has been much slower to adopt a quality methods, even as more health systems are taking on population health through the IHI Triple Aim. In this blog post, Erica Bridge, BPH, MA, former Open School Chapter Leader at Brock University in Ontario, Canada, explains why she believes quality imp ... read full post


Tag(s): Population Health, Quality Improvement
By IHI Open School | Monday, Sep 21, 2015
Lisa Miller, an MPH student at Oregon Health and Sciences University, recently completed the IHI Open School Practicum. Her project focused on helping clinic staff at a primary care clinic document patients’ social needs in the electronic medical record, so that clinic staff could address them along with patients’ medical needs. The project was a success (by the end of the work, 100 percent of patients seen by behavioral health staff had their social needs documented in the designated chart loca ... read full post


Tag(s): Practicum, interprofessional learning, Faculty Advisor, Population Health
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015
Jonathan Brach is an EMT in Woburn, MA, and an aspiring medical student. He participated in the new IHI Open School course, Leadership ... read full post


Tag(s): Leadership, Population Health
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015
The third week of my Las Vegas rotation has quickly crept up on me, and we are in the throes of rolling out my population health project. For my month here, I have decided to focus on diabetes.


Tag(s): Primary Care, Population Health, Medical Education, Iora Health, interprofessional learning
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Feb 04, 2015
I walked back into the central Huddle Room to catch my breath. But no rest was to be had in the Huddle Room. On a day like this, it should have been renamed the Situation Room.


Tag(s): Medical Education, Chapter Network, Primary Care, Population Health, Iora Health
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