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  • 10 New Rules to Accelerate Healthcare Redesign
    the full promise of the Triple Aim The authors also provide brief case examples demonstrating how Alliance member organizations are enacting some of these rules Documents Documents View article Average Content Rating 9 users Your comments were submitted successfully Please enter a comment Please login to rate or comment on this content User Comments by Rose Marie Cervone 12 14 2015 1 24 50 PM it was a well written article with 9 acknowledged rules and one return the Money that I did not expect I expected it to be longer and filled with more content loading Did you find this user comment useful people found this user comment useful Report This by Shishir Basarkar 11 23 2015 8 02 01 AM fantastic is the word for this article loading Did you find this user comment useful people found this user comment useful Report This Show More Comments Loading You are about to report a violation of our Terms of Use All reports are strictly confidential Reason Select One Contains profanity or violence Spam Defamatory Illegal Unlawful Copyright Violation Other Please select a reason for this report Add a Note Your comments were submitted successfully There was an error reporting your complaint More on This Topic Loading Pages first last WIHI Personal Mastery for Transformational Leadership December 17 2015 We might spend our entire working lives striving to become better colleagues and leaders and more effective team members Dr Neil Baker works with health care organizations to enhance leadership and team impact he offers effective ways to interrupt unproductive reactive patterns to get back on the right track Profiles in Improvement Azhar Ali IHI Executive Director Middle East and Asia Pacific In this profile IHI Executive Director Azhar Ali talks about the path that led him to IHI and the

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  • Session Details
    on Q A document from the call As the United States moves to value based care larger hospitals and health systems are increasingly acquiring and or aligning with primary care providers PCPs to manage patients and serve as the link to all other health care In addition to high quality care for physical illnesses optimal primary care should include screening and treatment of behavioral health disorders support for patients in engaging in healthy behavior change such as smoking cessation and effective self management support to improve chronic disease outcomes While many are aware of the importance of this work organizations have struggled with how to optimize their care teams to integrate behavioral health care due to a variety of factors such as a lack of sustainable funding models infrastructural issues and difficulty operationalizing behavioral health principles into a redesigned care system Building integrated and effective primary care teams is key to meeting the challenges that PCPs are expected to address including providing acute chronic and preventative care while building meaningful relationships managing patients with multiple diagnoses including mental health and behavioral problems increasing access for newly insured patients coordinating care and meeting targets on countless metrics for both cost and quality In order to effectively treat the whole person primary care must build high functioning practice teams and seamlessly integrate behavioral health capacity into the team To help organizations do this the Institute for Healthcare Improvement IHI in partnership with the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation invites you to join Optimize Primary Care Teams to Meet Patients Medical AND Behavioral Needs a 12 month Collaborative designed to create the next generation of high performing primary care teams to address patients medical and behavioral health conditions and treat the whole person This initiative will be based on IHI s work on behavioral health integration as well as evidence and insights assembled by the MacColl Center through careful study of exemplary primary care practices across the US through a national program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Primary Care Teams Learning from Effective Ambulatory Practices PCT LEAP Participants will then deploy these optimized care teams to provide high quality medical and behavioral health care to their patients Who Should Participate This Collaborative is appropriate for organizations committed to improving care in the primary care setting for individuals with both medical and behavioral health needs Typically these organizations are Health systems with primary care sites Hospitals with primary care sites incorporated within or aligned with the hospital Accountable care organizations ACOs Independent Physicians Associations Organizations IPAs IPOs Large group practices Integrated health systems Community health centers Primary care organizations that might be able to gain support from Health plans especially coordinated managed care organizations Primary care associations States participating in federal demonstration projects Behavioral health services organizations Local community based organizations Foundations with aligned missions Behavioral health organizations that want to integrate primary care About the Content Partners The Institute for Healthcare Improvement IHI www IHI org is a leading innovator in

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  • About the Community
    June 2015 To see upcoming programs related to this topic please visit our Education page Today global attention is focused on achieving the IHI Triple Aim better health for individuals better outcomes for more of the population at a lower cost For Labor and Delivery Units this translates into increased attention on elective inductions new mandatory reporting on the Perinatal Core Measure Set and reversing the trend of rising Cesarean rates In 2014 2015 the IHI Perinatal Improvement Community efforts will center on implementing structures and processes that will lead to improved outcomes in these three areas Watch a brief clip of a current Perinatal Improvement Community member describing her team s experience IHI Media Player Silverlight web part for playing Audio and Video files Members of the IHI Perinatal Improvement Community hosted a free call in January 2014 about Venous Thromboembolism VTE safety recommendations targeting maternal patients Listen to this call s recording here Follow along with the call s slides here Review the OB VTE Safety Recommendations Tool here More information about the call is available here On June 25 2013 IHI Perinatal Improvement Community faculty hosted a free informational call about the upcoming year Listen to a recording of the call synched with the slides Review the slides used on the info call Read answers to the questions posed in the chat on the June 25 call Browse the slides used on the July 10 Q A follow up call The IHI Perinatal Improvement Community provides results focused improvement opportunities to teams with a wide range of content and improvement experience Participants start with in depth diagnostic and goal setting processes and identify initial areas of focus based on their expertise in the topic and in improvement Teams engage in rapid testing of changes and process redesign that have been shown to improve care adapting them to their own settings and linking measurement to the outcomes Learning in the Perinatal Improvement Community takes place in a variety of settings Virtual learning sessions bi monthly on WebEx to gather expert knowledge share information with colleagues and plan action with your team Structured coaching calls occur monthly to get real time feedback from trained improvement advisors and IHI staff and faculty Team progress is also shared Self paced online resources to bolster your team s learning Access to the Extranet IHI s private web based work space for sharing data and documents Listserv communication that is available all the time to all team members and faculty Two face to face meetings as a major opportunity for accelerated learning The Challenge Momentum is building across the country in the perinatal field there is no tolerance for elective delivery prior to 39 weeks gestation misuse elective induction overuse and support for spontaneous labor underuse A renewed focus on the cost of interventions to the mother and newborn and the outcomes these interventions contribute create is underway Do your patients receive the care that your family member would every day every time

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  • Session Details
    national conversation at the kitchen table Just over two years ago The Conversation Project in collaboration with IHI launched a public campaign dedicated to encouraging people to talk about their wishes for end of life care not in the midst of a health care crisis in the emergency department or intensive care unit but around the kitchen table with the people they love Too often people die in ways they wouldn t choose We know that when surveyed 70 of Americans indicate that they would prefer to die at home and yet 70 die in the hospital But is the health care system ready to receive respect and honor those wishes for every individual every time Many health care organizations have no processes in place to prompt discussions with patients and families about health care directives or end of life wishes or to record access and follow the instructions when the time comes In 2012 IHI and a group of end of life experts and concerned health care organizations launched the Conversation Ready initiative Together this group committed to establishing what it means for a health care organization to be Conversation Ready by developing and piloting processes to create systems that reframe patient provider relationships around the question What matters most to you and in some instances break the silence between patient and provider IHI launches the Conversation Ready Health Care Community After a year of rich and valuable learning IHI is now organizing a broader Conversation Ready Health Care Community for organizations committed to working with us to develop reliable care processes informed by the following core principles Engage with our patients and families to understand what matters most to them at the end of life Steward this information as reliably as we do allergy information Partner with our

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  • Overview
    IHI Offering Page Overview Page Content This IHI Triple Aim Improvement Community is now completed it ran from September 2013 through June 2014 To see other upcoming Triple Aim programs please visit our Education page The IHI Triple Aim framework the simultaneous pursuit of better care for individuals better health for populations and lower per capita costs has become increasingly central to discussions of health care improvement It is now bedrock for several new national policy initiatives and has become the organizing principle for a new health care world based on delivering value The Institute for Healthcare Improvement IHI originated the Triple Aim framework and has piloted its development with leading systems development with leading systems clinicians grass roots organizations and communities around the world showing how ambitious organizations can get the results they are seeking in all three dimensions Starting September 16 2013 IHI will convene a collaborative learning community to pursue results for designated populations and for key health issues across geographic communities We invite you to join us Download the prospectus to learn more about this opportunity Listen to the May 2013 Informational Call To learn more about this IHI Triple Aim work and how you can get involved we invite you to listen to a recording of the May 2013 informational call Results Oriented This collaborative will focus on getting results in all three dimensions of the IHI Triple Aim over 10 months For example Better health care and cost for targeted population segments and the ability to fund the work out of cost savings Better health for geographically defined population segments without sacrificing care experience or cost while establishing sustainable regional funding The Learning Model Based on IHI s expertise in convening vibrant learning communities activities will include Guidance from expert faculty on setting up

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  • Overview
    residents have earned the Basic Certificate in Quality Safety 782 Chapters have been started in 78 countries Updated 1 1 2015 IHI Open School Page Overview Page Content The IHI Open School brings you essential training and tools in an online educational community to help you and your team deliver excellent safe care When you engage with the Open School courses and Chapters you join more than 250 000 learners from universities organizations and health systems around the world in building core skills in improvement safety and leadership To learn more about the Open School s mission and offerings take our free course OS 101 Introduction to the IHI Open School Join the Movement to Improve Health Health Care An Introduction to the IHI Open School Don Berwick MD MPP former President and CEO Institute for Healthcare Improvement explains the origins of the IHI Open School Watch the video The Value of the IHI Open School Three improvers a student a practicing physician and a faculty member share the value and benefits of the IHI Open School Watch the video IHI Open School At Every Step of Your Career From students and young professionals to faculty and seasoned experts the IHI Open School is here to help you on your health care journey Watch the video Join the IHI Open School Movement Now in its eighth year the IHI Open School is significantly changing education and health care around the world Watch the video Get Involved Here s what the IHI Open School can offer you Online courses written by world renowned faculty Boost your skills anywhere you have Internet access A network of students and educators like you Connect with students and faculty from other professions states and countries through our face to face campus Chapters The IHI Open

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  • Overview
    Leadership Spreading Changes Patient Safety All Topics IHI LR Wide Overview Page Content Improvement Capability Ensuring that improvement science drives our work and that we extend the reach and impact of the improvement community The science of improvement is at the heart of IHI s work and IHI continues to develop and test novel methods to rapidly and sustainably improve outcomes The Model for Improvement and collaborative learning and improvement anchor our approach to project design and evaluation implementation spread and scale up in diverse environments and contexts We work with a wide range of individuals professional groups organizations and whole systems to help them secure the right dose of improvement capability to drive results We are developing vibrant IT enabled and sustainable learning networks to accelerate implementation spread and scale up of innovative approaches to improving health outcomes No matter what area of health or health care improvement one is working on improvement capability is foundational and crucial to success IHI s focus on improvement capability includes Building science based improvement capability at individual organizational and system levels Arming future doctors and nurses and others preparing for careers in health care with quality improvement knowledge and skills before they enter the workforce Expanding the capability of middle managers and other operational leaders to use advanced improvement methods to guide and support front line improvement Developing learning networks to accelerate implementation spread and scale up of innovative approaches to improving health outcomes Providing a clear roadmap for how organizations using Lean and Six Sigma can use the science of improvement to accelerate results and Providing individuals professional groups organizations and whole systems with the right dose of improvement capability to drive results Science of Improvement At the heart of IHI s work is the science of improvement an applied science that emphasizes innovation rapid cycle testing in the field and spread in order to generate learning about what changes in which contexts produce improvements It is characterized by the combination of expert subject knowledge with improvement methods and tools It is multidisciplinary drawing on clinical science systems theory psychology statistics and other fields Learn More Upcoming Programs first last Advanced Measurement for Improvement Feburary 4 5 2016 I San Diego CA This seminar is designed to help participants develop and implement an efficient and effective set of measures to track the performance of the systems and processes that they deal with every day The emphasis of this program is on conceptual understanding and application of measurement in the context of the improvement science Improvement Advisor Professional Development Program Begins March 14 2016 Cambridge MA This hands on 10 month program teaches participants to identify plan lead and spread improvement efforts across their organizations Participants will apply their learning throughout the program by directing substantive improvement projects at their own organizations and will become highly effective leaders in helping their organizations accomplish strategic improvement plans It is this combination of theory applied to daily work that makes this program unique and

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  • All
    system and the specific change ideas that are anticipated will lead to improvement WIHI Saving Lives by Design Lessons for All from Ghana s Project Fives Alive July 23 2015 One of the biggest ongoing challenges facing health and health care quality improvers is moving from small scale successes to large scale ones That s why it s incredibly inspiring to learn from initiatives like Project Fives Alive that are cracking the code Fostering HIV Program Quality to Achieve Epidemic Impact The official journal of the International AIDS Society IAS AIDS has published an open access special supplement this month on the importance of quality improvement in HIV AIDS care The supplement was co edited by IHI Senior Vice President Dr Pierre Barker who also co authored three articles in the issue Governing for Improved Health Hospital trustees play an important role in community health Health care organizations need to see themselves as part of a larger health care continuum and a key asset within their communities to promote and ensure health WIHI Reducing Risks and Defects with Help from the Front Lines April 23 2015 As health care quality improvement has matured it s common to hear the phrase Quality is everyone s responsibility But what does that mean more precisely and how does the concept apply day to day IHI Seven Spreadly Sins Improvement teams often make some common missteps when it comes to successfully sharing and spreading improvement ideas in their organizations IHI s Seven Spreadly Sins infographic give teams practical tips for overcoming challenges that impede successful spread Frontline Dyad Approach to Maximize Frontline Engagement in Improvement and Minimize Resource Use The Frontline Dyad Approach begins with a conversation with frontline staff to identify potential defects in care processes The approach encourages small scale testing with the smallest working group two frontline staff or dyad and because of the very important scoping function provides improvement with minimal resource use in a very short timeframe within 30 days or less Lessons Learned from Ghana s Project Fives Alive A Practical Guide for Designing and Executing Large Scale Improvement Initiatives How do you set up a large scale improvement project for success After seven years of rapidly and successfully scaling up high impact maternal and child health interventions across Ghana using a quality improvement approach the lessons learned from Project Fives Alive are documented in this practical guide Topics include project design day to day project management and leadership building QI capability managing complex partner relationships and deploying a core set of balanced metrics Profiles in Improvement Sodzi Sodzi Tettey MD MPH IHI Director of Project Fives Alive Dr Sodzi Sodzi Tettey IHI Senior Technical Director for the Africa Region talks about his work in Ghana with Project Fives Alive including the encouraging results they re seeing in reducing mortality of children under five years of age work that is underpinned by strong technical leadership in QI and IHI s growing portfolio of work in Africa WIHI The

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