Written by Lucian Leape, a pioneer of the patient safety movement, this book describes how patient safety became recognized as an important problem, the underlying science, and the efforts to implement changes.
This article is based on an interview with IHI's President and CEO Kedar Mate discussing the role regulators and payers can play in health equity.
This article focuses on the health care industry's staffing shortage and its impact on care quality and patient safety and includes quotes from IHI Vice President McGaffigan, RN.
This article features an interview with IHI's President and CEO Kedar Mate discussing what’s needed to advance health equity. IHI’s Pursuing Equity work is also mentioned, as well as lessons learned in partnership with health systems.
In this thought leadership interview, President and CEO Kedar Mate discusses IHI's health equity poll and Pulse Report, as well as the work IHI is doing to help health systems and communities eliminate inquities.
This article features IHI President and CEO Kedar Mate discussing IHI's health equity poll and Pulse Report. Dr. Mate discusses key findings from the poll and offers his thoughts on the changes that regulators, payers, and health care delivery organizations must pursue in order to accelerate improvement.
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and Pfizer Inc., announced the winners of a competitive grant process to help health systems address the social determinants of health (SDOH) and social health needs of patients.
Developed as part of the Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network, the workbooks contain descriptions, examples, and templates for tools that teams can use to guide their quality improvement (QI) work focused on improving maternal health outcomes and equity.
This article focuses on changes in health quality measures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and explores whether they should be made permanent. IHI's President and CEO Kedar Mate discusses the importance of evaluating quality measures through an equity lens and what matters to the patient.
This article distills five critical takeaways to guide health care leaders in working with community partners to improve health.
This is in an in-depth interview with President and CEO Kedar Mate covering a range of topics, including his career trajectory, his passion for IHI's work, and his commitment to health equity.
This article discusses how to care for your parents as they age and includes tips and resources from IHI's The Conversation Project.
To support achieving the quality needed for effective universal health coverage, the authors argue that quality improvement must focus on equity in addition to measuring average quality and change.
This article reports on an Urban Institute Study about patient safety disparieties based on race and includes quotes from IHI Senior Director Shannon Welch.
This report describes the experience of the community of Detroit, Michigan, a participant in the Better Maternal Outcomes: Redesigning Systems with Black Women project, to improve outcomes and reduce racial inequities in maternal outcomes for Black people who birth.
This article discusses how at-home caregivers can find support and tools for caring for older adults, including IHI's 4Ms framework.
This article includes quotes from IHI Senior Fellow and Chief Scientific Officer Emeritus Don Goldmann about elective surgery for people who have suffered from COVID-19.