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Health Care Futures. June-July 2022.

Strategies to educate new health professionals in patient safety and quality improvement can ensure commitment to improvement work. This fellowship will help learners understand the evolution of patient safety and develop skills in quality improvement and human factors engineering. The application period is now closed.

A 52-year-old woman with a known history of coronary artery disease and ischemic cardiomyopathy was admitted for presumed community-acquired pneumonia. The inpatient medicine team obtained a “curbside” cardiology consultation which concluded that the worsening left ventricular systolic functioning was in the setting of acute pulmonary edema. Two months post-discharge, a nuclear stress test was suggestive of infarction and a subsequent catheterization showed a 100% occlusion.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement. March 10. 2020.

The measurement of patient safety is a persistent challenge across the health care continuum. This webinar summarizes a set of 8 foundations to guide patient safety measurement improvement that include capitalizing data in real time and engaging patients in the measurement process. Speakers included Dr. Donald Berwick and Helen Haskell.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Principles for Improving Patient Safety Measurement. 

The measurement of patient safety is a persistent challenge across the health care continuum. This webinar will summarize a set of 8 foundations to guide patient safety measurement improvement that include capitalizing on data in real time and engaging patients in the measurement development process. Speakers will include Dr. Donald Berwick and Helen Haskell. The recording of the session is available until September 23, 2020.