Institute for Healthcare Improvement

What Is Age-Friendly Health Care?

In this article, Alice Bonner provides commentary on IHI's Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative. “Age friendly is about older adults, but it’s also really about families and communities. Age friendly means a health system that is supportive and leads to good health outcomes for people at any age — not just older adults,” says Alice Bonner.

300 Health Care Workers Trained in Sepsis Care

This article discusses the National Patient Safety Collaborative (NPSC), a partnership between IHI and the Hamad Healthcare Quality institute. The NPSC aims to raise safety standards across the country's public healthcare sector.

Assessment Tool Allows Health System Boards to Track Their Performance

This article highlights IHI's new governance framework and assessment tool—Governance of Quality Assessment (GQA)— that supports healthcare trustees and executives in their responsibilities to oversee quality of care by defining core processes, culture, and commitment for excellence in quality.

Health Care Programs for Older Adults

Age-Friendly Health Systems (AFHS), in partnership with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, has been growing. Five pioneering systems are currently in place with another 75 coming onboard around the US. The foundation’s goal is to have 20 percent of health systems nationwide “Age-Friendly” by 2020.

Leveraging the Psychology of Change

This article presents an overview of the IHI Psychology of Change Framework with key takeaways for leaders, to help them understand why people resist change and how to activate people to advance and sustain improved care.

WIHI: Women in Action - Paving the Way For Better Care

December 20, 2018 | Whether it’s blowing the whistle on the dangerous levels of lead in drinking water in Flint, Michigan, championing the healing powers of dance and movement in hospitals, or shining a human spotlight on disease outbreaks throughout the world, this special edition of WIHI features a panel of outstanding women who are creatively and effectively reshaping caregiving.