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By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
The following post about planning the IHI Open School West Coast conference was written by Kelsey Priest, MPH, Rebekah Bally, and Cally Kamiya, MPH.Interprofessionalism. What does it mean? Why is it important? What does it look like? As health professions students of the 21st century, we’re exploring the answers to these questions in our interprofessional education curriculum at Oregon Health and Science University and Portland State University, and through extra-curricular activities with the I ... read full post


Tag(s): Chapter Network, Interprofessional Education and Practice, Medical Education
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Oct 08, 2013
By Rebekka K. Sneed, USD Sanford School of Medicine, Class of 2016, IHI Open School — South Dakota Chapter President This past August, three IHI Open School Chapter Leaders and I attended a state-wide interprofessional education (IPE) summit in South Dakota, the third conference in the country focused on this topic, and the first to be state-wide. We felt that the conference, designed to fuel conversations across our state on the importance of implementing IPE opportunities in our health scien ... read full post


Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Chapter Network, Chapter Leader, South Dakota Chapter, Interprofessional Education and Practice
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013
This week, Dr. Don Berwick answers a question from a new process improvement leader about the difficulty of setting up an open environment for organizational communcation "What would you advise for learning how to accomplish alignment of process improvement work across an organization?" Dr. Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at IHI and Former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare ... read full post


Tag(s): Ask Berwick, Don Berwick, Improvement, Quality Improvement, Communication, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Interprofessional Education and Practice, Teamwork
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Apr 03, 2013
By Elaine McCleary, Nursing Lead, and Ellie Salter, Medical Lead The Reducing Harm Improving Healthcare Conference, promoting quality and safety in patient care, has been running in Scotland for three years. Last month, and it was Dundee’s turn to host the one-day gathering. And since they are an important part of local improvement efforts, the IHI Open School members were invited to facilitate a workshop. Having successfully organized a paper aeroplane training in November, we offered to ... read full post


Tag(s): Scotland, Chapter Activity, Chapter Network, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Interprofessional Education and Practice, Quality Improvement, Communication, medical student
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