Don Berwick on Leadership in Health Care
Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, President Emertius and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), discusses how important leadership is to quality improvement. In this two-minute clip, he disusses what he's learned about the key behaviors of leaders over the past 25 years.
COVID-19 has killed Quality Improvement – Debate
The COVID-19 pandemic has profound implications for how we practice Quality Improvement (QI) in healthcare. But has it created a bigger role for QI, with increasing opportunities or has it put the nails in the coffin of QI as we know it? Six debaters will argue for and against this important but contentious motion, “COVID-19 has killed Quality Improvement”. Who will have the last word? Has COVID killed QI? Come find out – you decide the winner! After this session, participants will be able to: - Understand the arguments for and against “COVID-19 has killed Quality Improvement” - Experience a lively, active debate, argued from the head and the heart Have their perceptions about who thinks what challenged - Draw their own conclusions about whether “COVID-19 has killed Quality Improvement” Debate moderator: Helen Bevan, Horizons Team, NHS England and Improvement; England Join us this year by registering at http:/internationalforum.bmj.com
Expert interview: Helen Bevan – large-scale change
Helen Bevan (chief of service transformation at NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement) met us at the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare 2013 (http://internationalforum.bmj.com/) to discuss the challenges of making large-scale change
Leadership in Improving Patient Safety Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital
David Westfall Bates, MD, Senior Vice President for Quality and Safety at Brigham and Women's Hospital, describes practices that reduce the frequency of medication dispensing errors in hospitalized patients including computerized physician order entry, medication bar coding and electronic medication administration records as well as new technologies that will further improve patient safety.