Improvement Capability

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In the Spotlight

How to Have Joy at Work
In a BMJ podcast, two experts discuss what “joy at work” actually means and how hospitals can start fostering joy. You might also be interested in the white paper, IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work.

Building an Interprofessional QI Team
In an IHI Open School Blog post, learn how one student leader is building connections across disciplines to fuel quality improvement work.

The Answer to Culture Change: Everyday Management Tactics
New IHI research suggests certain management tactics can be game-changing when it comes to creating the type of culture that supports meaningful improvement over time. Examples from both inpatient and outpatient care are published in a NEJM Catalyst article.

Pareto Charts: Focus Your Time and Energy on What Matters
Improvement-minded individuals see opportunity all around them. But unless you can prioritize your time and efforts, it’s hard to make the most of these opportunities. A Pareto chart can help, providing focus, motivation, and direction. Download the tool and learn how a simple, hand-drawn Pareto chart helped one team achieve long-term goals.
 

 

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