IHI Blogs Highlight Health Care Innovation, Insights from the Field, and the Expertise of Top Improvement Leaders
(IHI), a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide, has launched a suite of that capture fresh ideas and new thinking from the frontlines of patient care and population health. The blogs address the most current and challenging topics facing health care quality improvement in the US and globally – from the innovation process itself, to important topics such as patient safety, reducing infant and maternal mortality, and preventing unnecessary hospital readmissions.
“The IHI Improvement Blogs are an important component of our efforts to spread innovative approaches to health care quality improvement by sharing ideas, exploring new models, and welcoming discussion,” stated Maureen Bisognano, president and CEO of IHI. “With commentary from our leadership team, IHI faculty and fellows, Open School students and our very own IHI Blue Shirts, the blogs offer a range of vantage points – and invite readers to chime in with their perspectives as well. We are very much looking forward to the dialogue.”
The eight distinct Improvement Blogs feature commentary related to IHI’s work in quality, cost and value; managing populations; patient and family engagement; patient safety; and improvement capability. Each blog features an open comments section to welcome input and ideas from the global improvement community. The blogs include:
Starting this month, the IHI Open School blog will feature – a weekly video series with Don Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, IHI. Each week, Don will provide a brief video response to student questions on a range of topics – from the Triple Aim and the science of improvement, to bad days at work and books every health professional should read. Students can submit their questions by commenting on a blog post, sending an email to , or by posting to (#AskBerwick) or .
The IHI Improvement Blogs enhance the improvement resources available at , which include white papers, case studies, tools, and improvement stories – as well as information on upcoming conferences, seminars, on-line trainings and other IHI offerings.
IHI is a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide. For more than 25 years, we have partnered with an ever-growing community of visionaries, leaders, and front-line practitioners around the globe to spark bold, inventive ways to improve the health of individuals and populations. Together, we build the will for change, seek out innovative models of care, and spread proven best practices. When it comes to raising the quality of health for all, IHI sees boundless possibilities and while we see the walls in front of us, we will not rest until we reach the other side. Learn more at ihi.org.