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WIHI – Who’s Your Health Care Proxy?

A clip from the April 7th WIHI broadcast – Who’s Your Health Care Proxy?

Featuring:

Suzanne Salamon, MD, Associate Chief, Gerontology Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

None of us likes to imagine being unable able to speak for ourselves when it comes to our health care. But situations arise throughout our lives when we need a trusted person to communicate with doctors and nurses on our behalf. And, if we are facing care decisions near the end of life, a trusted proxy can play a crucial role ensuring our wishes are respected. So, does everyone have a documented health care proxy? In all likelihood, no, or not yet, which is why there are numerous efforts underway to close this gap.

The Conversation Project, a five-year-old grassroots initiative based at IHI, has just published a new, free resource it believes can help: How to Choose a Health Care Proxy & How to Be a Health Care Proxy. We learned more about this latest proxy kit and the issues surrounding choosing a health care proxy on the April 6 WIHI: Who’s Your Health Care Proxy?

Full broadcast available via itunes or on the WIHI archive page at ihi.org (http://www.ihi.org/wihi)

Visit The Conversation Project and learn more about the health care proxy starter kit at at http://www.theconversationproject.org

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“Flipping Health Care” – IHI 25th National Forum Keynote Address – Maureen Bisognano

Maureen Bisognano, President and CEO, Institute for
Healthcare Improvement (IHI), is a prominent authority
on improving health care systems, whose expertise has
been recognized by her elected membership to the
Institute of Medicine and by her appointment to
The Commonwealth Fund’s Commission on a High
Performance Health System, among other distinctions.
Ms. Bisognano advises health care leaders around
the world, is a frequent speaker at major health care
conferences on quality improvement, and is a tireless
advocate for change. She is also an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical
School and a Research Associate in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division
of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities. Prior to joining IHI, she served as
CEO of the Massachusetts Respiratory Hospital and Senior Vice President of
the Juran Institute.

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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.

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How to Engage Your Health Care Leader

Need help getting leadership support for your quality improvement project?

IHI’s Derek Feeley shares the four key components every successful elevator pitch needs.

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Don Berwick Talks Politics and Health Care

IHI’s Don Berwick explains why he believes that being a political bystander is not a neutral position when it comes to health care.

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Why Health Care Boards Need to Know Quality Improvement

Why Health Care Boards Need to Know Quality Improvement

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IHI’s Derek Feeley on the need for health care boards to learn about quality improvement

Download the IHI White Paper “Framework for Effective Board Governance of Health System Quality” at http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/IHIWhitePapers/Framework-Effective-Board-Governance-Health-System-Quality.aspx

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ACA and AHCA: Don Berwick Breaks It Down

Health care has taken center stage in the last few months in the United States. From debates on Capitol Hill, to town hall meetings, to non-stop media coverage, topics like insurance coverage, Medicaid expansion, and payment reform have been on everyone’s minds.

No matter your view, we believe a common understanding of the issues is critical.

It is in that spirit that we share this video from Dr. Don Berwick. Berwick, President Emeritus and a Senior Fellow at IHI, explains the changing health care landscape in terms that are both simple and comprehensive. What’s the future of the Affordable Care Act? If it’s “repealed and replaced” by the American Health Care Act, what will change? What’s the difference between the two?

Berwick originally gave a version of this lecture at a Leadership Alliance Meeting in May of 2017. Reactions from Alliance members encouraged us to share it more widely. We — and Don — hope you find it helpful:

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