Institute for Healthcare Improvement

WIHI: Mobility Matters for Age Friendly Care

March 22, 2018 | A new initiative wants to emphasize the physical and mental health benefits of mobility and encourage great mobility for older patients as part of a broadening vision of age-friendly care.

WIHI: Mindfulness and Patient Safety

March 8, 2018 | As stress-reduction and other health benefits of mindfulness become better known, clinicians are discovering that they, too, need new ways to deal with stress. Can practicing mindfulness be restorative in the middle of a hectic day, create mental space to be more tuned into patients, and reduce the likelihood of medical errors?

2018 IHI Summit on Improving Patient Care

Summit speakers and sessions will highlight efforts across the country to improve care for individuals and populations; focus on health, well-being, and equity across diverse communities; and ensure health professionals and staff have the supports and resources they need to achieve these broadening goals.

WIHI: Aging in Place with a Disability and Dignity

February 22, 2018 | One of the biggest challenges facing older patients with disabilities is that the care and support services needed to function optimally at home are often fragmented — and not always obtainable.

Reaching the Triple Aim with Pharmacy Technology

This article discusses how health system pharmacies can use advanced pharmacy technology to help their provider organizations meet the three goals of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim.

How ERs Fail Mental Health Patients: 5 Things to Know

Researchers at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Oakland, Calif.-based Well Being Trust studied how mental healthcare can be integrated into EDs to understand what factors land these patients in emergency care situations. This article shares five things to know about the research.