Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

See the following -

Don Berwick's Newest Phase: Candidate, But Still Dr. Quality

Martha Bebinger | Kaiser Health News | August 29, 2013

Dr. Donald Berwick might be running for Governor of Massachusetts, but he's still got a foothold in his former life.  Berwick, most recently known as the acting chief of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, had a long record as the leading authority on health care quality, including being founder and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement...

Read More »

Halamka on Why he Disagrees with the "Snake Oil" Analogy

Earlier this week, the American Medical Association CEO called digital healthcare products modern-day "snake oil." As a provider and a technologist, I think we need a deeper dive to understand the issues, avoiding the kind of hyperbole that’s so common in politics today. Paul B. Batalden, MD, Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), once said “Every system is perfectly designed to get the results it gets”. Let’s take a brief look at the history of national healthcare IT efforts from 2004-2016 to understand how we’ve achieved exactly the results we designed.

Read More »

Join IHI For 27Th Annual National Forum On Quality Improvement In Health Care

Press Release | Institute for Healthcare Improvement | October 5, 2015

Successful health and health care organizations of the future will be those that can simultaneously deliver excellent quality of care, at lower total costs, while improving the health of their patients and communities. But to achieve IHI’s Triple Aim, health systems and leaders must adopt a new set of strategies that extend beyond the walls of the health care system to form community-level partnerships; these partnerships can bring greater focus and attention to patients’ daily lives and to the upstream social determinants of health. The 27th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care will shine a light on important new work in the US on population health as well as strong examples from around the globe that everyone can learn from.

Read More »

27th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 6, 2015 (All day) - December 9, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Orlando, FL
United States

2015 marks the 27th year of an event that has shaped the course of health care quality in profound, enduring ways — the Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care. Lend your voice, share your ideas, and join a force of great minds that will inspire and challenge you on December 6-9, 2015, in Orlando, FL, USA. This conference is more than a chance to network with nearly 6,000 health care professionals and gain actionable ideas for your organization. It's also an opportunity to play a part in effecting real change in health care quality and safety. The 27th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care will shine a light on important new work in the US on population health as well as strong examples from around the globe that everyone can learn from.

Read More »