Educational Resources

  1. Practicing Respect and Preventing Harm: Listen to a replay of a WIHI broadcast where safety leaders from IHI and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston discuss the long-range ramifications of lack of respect in health care.

  2. Access Ask Me 3 which is a health literacy program designed to promote communication between health care providers and patients. Click here to learn more.

  3. How to Help Family Caregivers Provide Safer Care: Read this blog post, which discusses several innovative programs that help relieve burdens on families caring for sick loved ones at home.

  4. Read the IHI White Paper: A Framework for Safe, Reliable, Effective Care.

  5. Download the IHI/NPSF and ACHE resource, Leading a Culture of Safety: A Blueprint for Success, which offers strategies and tactics for leaders at every level to create and sustain a safety culture.

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement salutes Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for their generous support of this year's Patient Safety Awareness Week.