WIHI - A Podcast from the Institute for Healthcare ImprovementAuthor: Madge Kaplan
18 Oct 2018

WIHI - A Podcast from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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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: The How and Why of Deprescribing

    The ground is shifting for prescription medication. There?s much talk and publicity about deprescribing, the process that entails taking patients off some of their medications or tapering down the dosages.

  • Posted on 13 Sep 2018

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    WIHI: Connecting Patient Experience to Culture and Strategic Aims

    Most hospitals are understandably preoccupied with patient experience scores. High-performing organizations worry when their scores plateau, and those with mediocre scores wonder why their attention to better customer service hasn't improved the numbers.

  • Posted on 09 Aug 2018

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    WIHI: How to Build a Better Behavioral Health in the Emergency Department

    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.

  • Posted on 12 Jul 2018

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    WIHI: Giving Patients and Families the Tools to Be Health Care Improvers

    Patients and families are playing a greater role in health care quality improvement. Now, some organizations believe it's essential for them to have training in basic improvement to enhance their influence and involvement.

  • Posted on 17 May 2018

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    WIHI: How to Make Change Happen - An Introduction to IHI's Psychology of Change Framework

    The biggest challenge to quality improvement projects is often not measurement or process. It's people.

  • Posted on 10 May 2018

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