Improvement Capability

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In the Spotlight

What Motivates Change?
Tapping into intrinsic motivation is key to driving change, but how do you do it? This IHI Blog post delves into this issue and provides some perspective.

5 Tips for Guiding Improvement with Visual Data
Health care teams need current performance data to guide their work and sustain improvement. This IHI Blog post provides tips for using visual management boards to provide at-a-glance information about performance.

CEOs: Invest in Your People
In this post in Becker's Hospital Review, Michael Dowling reflects on his role as the CEO of Northwell Health, and why engaging with and investing in employees is his most defining and crucial responsibility.

How to Have Joy at Work
In a BMJ podcast, two experts discuss what “joy at work” actually means and how hospitals can start fostering joy. You might also be interested in the white paper, IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work.


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