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.
Around the world in mental health QI
This session will bring rapid Pecha Kucha style presentations from each group around the world that is applying quality improvement techniques to tackle complex problems in mental health services. Get a glimpse into the breadth and scale of mental health improvement work taking place across the globe.
Long term effect of depression care management on mortality in older adults
Prospective studies have consistently shown an association between depression and increased mortality in older adults. A strong association exists between depression in late life and factors that increase mortality risk, such as poor adherence to medical treatment and self care for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, health behaviors such as smoking and lack of physical activity, cognitive impairment, and disability.
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
Paul Farmer: improving the mental health of the next generation
Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of Mind, talks about initiatives to improve children and young people's mental health, including Time to Change, England’s largest programme to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health problems.