WIHI - A Podcast from the Institute for Healthcare ImprovementAuthor: Madge Kaplan
25 Sep 2017

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: Tuning Up Health System Boards for Patient Safety

    What do we need and expect from trustees of health systems when it comes to their oversight of quality and safety?

  • Posted on 15 Sep 2017

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    WIHI: Pursuing Health Equity With Curiosity - Notes from New Initiatives

    You may have a lot of solid data pointing to outcomes disparities in your health system by race, ethnicity, and other factors. What does health equity look like in your community and where you work? In what ways is your organization making health equity a strategic priority?

  • Posted on 24 Aug 2017

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    WIHI: Workplace Violence Can't Be the Norm

    It's estimated that nearly 50 percent of workplace assaults happen in a health care setting. What solutions are health care organizations putting in place to help deal with this unique and dangerous problem?

  • Posted on 10 Aug 2017

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    WIHI: Greater Satisfaction, Outcomes, and Savings with Self-Administered Care

    Patients undergoing dialysis typically do so in a hospital or health care facility. Most people don't question the need to have experienced health care staff on hand or what's considered a safe environment for the treatments. But that might be changing.

  • Posted on 17 Jul 2017

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    WIHI: How to Fail Forward on the Road to Population Health

    Learning from failure is an important part of the quality improvement process in health care. Groups focused on improving the health of communities are also discovering the value of "failing forward;" leveraging the learning from failure to accelerate progress.

  • Posted on 29 Jun 2017

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