WIHI - A Podcast from the Institute for Healthcare ImprovementAuthor: Madge Kaplan
26 Feb 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: Claiming the Edge with Quality Improvement in Communities

    What do communities in Northeast Wisconsin, Scotland, and Boston have in common? Increasingly, they share a view of what it takes to build coalitions and collaborations that can change the trajectory of people’s lives and health for the better. And in all three locations, the methods and tools of quality improvement to tackle socioeconomic issues are proving to be a game changer.

  • Posted on 23 Feb 2017

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    WIHI: Practicing Respect and Preventing Harm

    Most of us know what it feels like to have an interaction with someone that can feel rushed, incomplete, maybe even abrupt or downright rude. What are the consequences of these encounters?

  • Posted on 09 Feb 2017

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    WIHI: The Next Wave of Patient Safety

    We are heading into the new year more determined than ever to help hospitals and health systems make greater gains in reducing harm to patients, anchored by a renewed focus and new framing. What is your plan for patient safety in 2017?

  • Posted on 26 Jan 2017

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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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