WIHI - A Podcast from the Institute for Healthcare ImprovementAuthor: Madge Kaplan
20 Jan 2017

WIHI - A Podcast from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement

It's free, it's timely, and it's designed to help dedicated legions of health care improvers worldwide keep up with some of the freshest and most robust thinking and strategies for improving patient care. Welcome to WIHI, a bi-weekly podcast from the IHI, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1991 and based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. IHI is a reliable source of energy, knowledge, and support for a never-ending campaign to improve health care worldwide. IHI works with health care providers and others to accelerate the measurable and continual progress of health care systems toward safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, efficiency, and equity.

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    WIHI: Improving the Rate of Recommended Care - Looking Back and Looking Ahead

    A little over 13 years ago, a team of researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that adults in the US receive only about half the care that’s recommended to prevent, treat, and manage some 30 leading causes of illness and death. Has the situation improved? Not nearly enough.

  • Posted on 12 Jan 2017

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    WIHI: Moving Upstream to Address the Quadruple Aim

    WIHI is pleased to present a Special Edition Podcast, featuring Rishi Manchanda of HealthBegins, discussing why it’s important for health care to “move upstream” to address the social determinants contributing to many patients’ poor health.

  • Posted on 15 Dec 2016

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    WIHI: Measures That Matter - Whole System Measures 2.0

    Against a backdrop of hundreds of improvements that are being tracked and reported on by thousands of health systems in the US alone, guidance on which measures are most important to the pursuit of better care, better health, and lower cost couldn’t be more timely.

  • Posted on 01 Dec 2016

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    WIHI: How To Speak Up For Safety

    We like to think that robust safety cultures are so common in health care organizations today, everyone is comfortable pointing out missteps and discrepancies to their colleagues and even getting better at bringing them to the attention of their supervisors. Not so fast.

  • Posted on 17 Nov 2016

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    WIHI: Building Systems of Safety

    Systems of safety, culture change, reliability, and a continuous learning system. These are not just theoretical concepts; they’re grounded in a lot of keen observations and careful work over many years and may be key to sustaining improvements in safety.

  • Posted on 03 Nov 2016

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