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By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Sometimes, jet lag is worth it. Last week, a few of the Open School team returned home from London after attending the 20th Annual International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. We connected with more than 100 students, attended some dynamic presentations, and even found a little time to check out some sights. (Note Harrods — the 5-acre store famous for selling all things to all people — was both wonderful and intimidating.) All those things were worth the jet lag. We also had an oppor ... read full post


Tag(s): education, International Forum
By IHI Open School | Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
The Open School recently did an informal survey of our learners, to help us plan new educational content this year. Overall, we had participation from 129 learners — a mix of health care students, professionals, and faculty. We wanted to share some of the results with you, the Open School community. We’ll start with our question about which topics are increasingly important for health care professionals to study. We set this up as a ranking question, so that survey-takers couldn’t tell us that ... read full post


Tag(s): education, IHI Open School for Health Professions
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Jun 05, 2013
This is the second post in an occasional series by Kyle E. Johnson, PMP, Administrative Fellow, St. Charles Health System. Click here to see his first post. How do you get an entire health system to recognize the value of 23 hours of mandatory online education? This is the challenge of the St. Charles Health System, which has adopted the IHI Open School curriculum as its primary framework for quality improvement education and training. While many managers have begun working on their Basic Cer ... read full post


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Leadership, Communication, education
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