Institute for Healthcare Improvement

The Scottish Improvement Journey: A Nationwide Approach to Improvement

Learn about Scotland’s 10-year effort to apply quality improvement on a national scale to improve patient safety, including an in-depth review of the successful Scottish Patient Safety Programme, and further QI efforts that spread across Scotland into new social policy areas such as children’s services, education, and justice.

Women's Health: 5/28 is a Day of Awareness of Diseases That Affect Women

This article contains information about the partership between Agência Nacional de Saúde Suplementar (ANS) and IHI in creating the Appropriate Childbirth Project, which aims to encourage normal childbirth and raise awareness among future mothers and the entire obstetric care network about cesareans without clinical indication.

From Conversations to Care

This article includes new research on end-of-life care from the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care and includes commentary from Maureen Bisognano, co-chair of the Coalition .

Making Health Equity a Strategic Priority

This article describes lessons learned from health systems participating in the Pursuing Equity initiative that are testing changes to make health equity a strategic priority — the first pillar in the IHI Framework for Achieving Health Equity.

Pathways to Population Health

Accelerate your journey to population health. Pathways to Population Health aims to help health care organizations accelerate their individual and collective efforts to improve health, well-being, and equity within communities.