Supported by a grant from Merck for Mothers, IHI seeks to spread evidence-based practices and address birth equity.
The Hospital Getúlio Vargas (HGV) was able to reduce the density of incidence of urinary tract infection in patients hospitalized in its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) by more than 50 percent.
To offer new medical residents insight on the intangible aspects of practice, AMA Wire spoke with some of the nation’s top physicians about the lessons they wish they had known as new residents. This article summarizes their top medical residency advice.
August 9, 2018 | Most hospitals are understandably preoccupied with patient experience scores. But can those same scores help guide an organization to the aims and values it hopes to achieve?
OR Today article, August 1, 2018, summarizes trends in patient safety in perioperative areas and offers tips and advice from safety and clinical experts.
This article reviews progress to date to advance patient safety in the US in five essential areas of health care, as first identified in 2009 by the IHI/NPSF Lucian Leape Institute.
Article from Hospital Peer Review Online
This article highlights the work of Projeto Parto Adequado
NEJM Catalyst article
This article summarizes five strategies to improve the safety of care in home health setting, as detailed in a new report from IHI.
In this interview on IHI's No Place Like Home: Advancing the Safety of Care in the Home report, Tejal Gandhi discusses how health care poses its own patient safety challenges that need to be addressed.
This article summarizes the findings and recommendations from IHI’s report, No Place Like Home: Advancing the Safety of Care in the Home.
Drawing on IHI's nearly 30 years of experience with innovation, this white paper provides a detailed description of IHI’s innovation system, including 90-Day Learning and Testing Cycles, and describes how a health care organization might create its own internal innovation system that focuses on improving health care delivery.
Commentary from Tejal Gandhi is included in this Modern Healthcare piece examining the new ambulatory surgery center safety database proposed by HHS.
This article in NEJM Catalyst contains a video and transcription from part two of a two-part series on the policy roundtable discussion that took place at the 2017 IHI National Forum.
New IHI report offers recommendations for improving the safety of care provided in the home.
July 12, 2018 | For all that emergency departments do to stabilize individuals and save lives, they’ve never been the ideal place for patients whose crises are related to behavioral health.
This article in NEJM Catalyst contains a video and transcription from part one of a two-part series on the policy roundtable discussion that took place at the 2017 IHI National Forum.
This article highlights the IHI National Steering Committee for Patient Safety and the group’s four key areas of focus.
This article mentions IHI's Pursuing Equity collaborative as it relates to social determinants of health screening tools that are currently being developed for Electronic Health Records.