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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an independent not-for-profit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide. At our core, we believe everyone should get the best care and health possible. This passionate belief fuels our mission to improve health and health care.

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GETTING HEALTH SYSTEM BOARDS ENGAGED IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IS TRICKY. IHI RELEASES NEW FRAMEWORK TO HELP

FierceHealthcare | December 11, 2018

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ORLANDO, Fla.—Tackling quality and safety improvement in healthcare facilities is vitally important. But with its increasing complexity, health system board members may struggle to keep up. So, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement has issued a framework aimed at making quality governance easier on board members who may lack clinical knowledge, and thus more effective. Released as part of IHI’s National Forum, the framework offers a baseline for a conversation about quality improv...

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IHI 2018: FORMER CMS ADMINISTRATOR DON BERWICK ON WHY HEALTHCARE CAN'T AFFORD TO ACCEPT INEQUALITY ANYMORE

FierceHealthcare | December 13, 2018

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ORLANDO, Fla—In New York City, the city’s D subway train could also serve as map to health differences between the city's most storied neighborhoods. In the span of over 80 blocks, the train travels from Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where the average income is $180,000 per year and lifespan is 85 years, to the South Bronx, where average income drops to $45,000 annually and lifespan drops to 75 years, said Don Berwick, former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services admi...

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IHI 2018: WHY IT’S CRUCIAL TO TAP INTO THE ‘PSYCHOLOGY OF CHANGE’ TO SUSTAIN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS

FierceHealthcare | December 13, 2018

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ORLANDO, Fla.—As providers push quality improvement initiatives, a key part of making those changes stick is emphasizing the human element. With that in mind, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement released a framework this week aimed at getting to the “psychology of change” when it comes to effectively motivating staff around quality improvement projects. In particular, the framework addresses five the most important elements when it comes to engaging clinical staff: Tap int...

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CIGNA VENTURES LEADS $29.5M INVESTMENT IN HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS COMPANY

MedCity News | January 13, 2020

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Healthcare analytics company Arcadia raised $29.5 million in new funding. The growth capital round was led by Cigna Ventures, with participation from past investors. Burlington, Massachusetts-based Arcadia integrates with more than 40 different electronic health record companies. It aggregates and analyzes records data to help hospitals and accountable care organizations meet metrics for value-based care. The company also develops tools to identify gaps in patient care and find ways to improve o...

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GETTING HEALTH SYSTEM BOARDS ENGAGED IN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IS TRICKY. IHI RELEASES NEW FRAMEWORK TO HELP

FierceHealthcare | December 11, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla.—Tackling quality and safety improvement in healthcare facilities is vitally important. But with its increasing complexity, health system board members may struggle to keep up. So, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement has issued a framework aimed at making quality governance easier on board members who may lack clinical knowledge, and thus more effective. Released as part of IHI’s National Forum, the framework offers a baseline for a conversation about quality improv...

Read More
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IHI 2018: FORMER CMS ADMINISTRATOR DON BERWICK ON WHY HEALTHCARE CAN'T AFFORD TO ACCEPT INEQUALITY ANYMORE

FierceHealthcare | December 13, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla—In New York City, the city’s D subway train could also serve as map to health differences between the city's most storied neighborhoods. In the span of over 80 blocks, the train travels from Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where the average income is $180,000 per year and lifespan is 85 years, to the South Bronx, where average income drops to $45,000 annually and lifespan drops to 75 years, said Don Berwick, former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services admi...

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IHI 2018: WHY IT’S CRUCIAL TO TAP INTO THE ‘PSYCHOLOGY OF CHANGE’ TO SUSTAIN QUALITY IMPROVEMENT EFFORTS

FierceHealthcare | December 13, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla.—As providers push quality improvement initiatives, a key part of making those changes stick is emphasizing the human element. With that in mind, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement released a framework this week aimed at getting to the “psychology of change” when it comes to effectively motivating staff around quality improvement projects. In particular, the framework addresses five the most important elements when it comes to engaging clinical staff: Tap int...

Read More
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CIGNA VENTURES LEADS $29.5M INVESTMENT IN HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS COMPANY

MedCity News | January 13, 2020

Healthcare analytics company Arcadia raised $29.5 million in new funding. The growth capital round was led by Cigna Ventures, with participation from past investors. Burlington, Massachusetts-based Arcadia integrates with more than 40 different electronic health record companies. It aggregates and analyzes records data to help hospitals and accountable care organizations meet metrics for value-based care. The company also develops tools to identify gaps in patient care and find ways to improve o...

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