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Patient Safety Executive Development Program

Gain the tools needed to strengthen your organization’s patient safety program

Published: Monday, August 15, 2011 - 11:54

(IHI: Cambridge, MA) -- Now that the harm, cost, and prevalence of medical errors and defects in health care are getting the attention they deserve, improving patient safety and reliability has become a top priority in health care. And with the recent changes in reimbursement, maintaining a powerful safety program is essential to the long-term health of any health care organization—and to ensuring that patients receive the safe and reliable care they deserve.

Gain the tools needed to strengthen your organization’s patient safety program by joining the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) for the Patient Safety Executive Development Program. This seven-day program features an intensive agenda designed specifically for individuals with oversight for safety in a health care system, hospital, department, inpatient or outpatient facility—in the United States or internationally. Topics include:
Reliability Science: Using proven principles that pick up where vigilance leaves off 
Human Factors: Creating systems that compensate for the limits of human ability 
Building a Just Culture: Moving away from blame and shame
NEW Crisis Management: Effectively navigating an adverse advent
NEW The Cost/Quality Connection: Strengthening and ensuring the link between cost and quality
NEW Resilience: Enduring and managing the unexpected
NEW Diagnostic Tools: Using tested tools to understand harm and mortality


For more information, and to enroll, visit www.IHI.org.


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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is an independent nonprofit organization that works with health care providers and leaders throughout the world to achieve safe and effective health care. IHI focuses on motivating the will for change, identifying and testing new models of care in partnership with patients and health care professionals, and ensuring the broadest possible adoption of best practices and effective innovations. IHI mobilizes teams and organizations through its staff and partnerships with faculty members worldwide who share the philosophy “all teach, all learn.” Founded in 1991, IHI is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.