This publication assesses the current state of the complex care field and presents actionable recommendations and a common framework for collectively advancing care delivery for individuals with complex health and social needs.
This white paper presents an actionable framework with the core processes needed for effective governance of all dimensions of quality; an assessment tool; and support guides for three central knowledge areas for governance of quality.
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In the 21st century, health care is to elderhood as education is to childhood. But we don’t see bond measures for the “construction, expansion, renovation, and equipping” of hospitals to optimize care of old people, an investment that would surely benefit Americans of all ages.
Retail pharmacy chain CVS Health wants to provide care that is specifically tailored to older adults in its MinuteClinic locations. To do so, CVS Health is partnering with one of the top-ranked research universities in the United States and plans to draw on care principles developed through the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative.
The National Steering Committee for Patient Safety met for the first time in May 2018. Convened by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), it aims to “develop a national blueprint to reduce patient harms” and “continue the quest to eliminate patient harm and affirm safety as a national priority."
November 8, 2018 | Clinical and administrative leaders in health care know how difficult it is to shape one, unifying workplace culture. And while interdisciplinary team-based care is becoming more common in health systems, the range of people taking care of patients perform their jobs based on very different professional backgrounds and training. Can quality improvement break down these silos?
This white paper is a guide for all leaders interested in understanding the underlying psychology of change and leveraging its power to impact quality improvement efforts: to achieve breakthrough results, sustainably, at scale.
This article provides an assessment of IHI’s Project JOINTS initiative, a multistate QI campaign to promote adoption of evidence-based practices to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) following hip and knee arthroplasty.
This article describes five core drivers for effective health care chief quality officers (CQOs) in their role of overseeing and aligning quality efforts within and across health care systems.
October 25, 2018 | Initiatives to reduce avoidable readmissions are the norm in US health systems today. What happens when hospitals and health systems look beyond to the non-clinical issues upstream that have a big impact on rehospitalizations?
Visionary leaders gather to redesign European healthcare systems together.