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By Donald M. Berwick | Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
While IHI President Emeritus Don Berwick may not be the originator of the Triple Aim, he has been its most visible proponent for over a decade. In the following interview, he describes the societal role of the Triple Aim, comments on the so-called quadruple aim, and describes how the Triple Aim continues to surprise him.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Leadership, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement
By Neil Baker | Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019
There’s a lot of talk about culture today in health care, but not necessarily much clarity on how to change it for the better. Neil J. Baker, MD, describes how leaders shape culture whether they realize it or not.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Leadership
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Feb 05, 2019
Accurate evaluation of a health system board is important to understand how to improve quality oversight. The IHI Governance of Quality Assessment Tool can help health system trustees and senior leaders determine how well their board supports the Institute of Medicine STEEEP dimensions (care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient centered) and the IHI Triple Aim.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Governance and Boards, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety
By Derek Feeley | Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019
Why is there a gap between our understanding of quality care and what patients receive? One reason is because we too often forget the patient and the practitioner whose job is to implement those practices.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Engage Patients and Families in Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Engage Front-Line Staff in Improvement
By Drew Martin | Thursday, Jan 24, 2019
How does someone who has avoided talking about race for most of his life learn the value of challenging racism? For IHI's Drew Martin, it was realizing that you can't meaningfully address health equity without confronting one of the major social determinants of health.

 

Tag(s): Community, Leadership, Equitable Care Delivery, Triple Aim for Populations
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