IHI Forum 

December 5–8, 2021 | Virtual Conference

Thank You to Our Sponsors

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement offers sincere thanks to our IHI Forum 2021 sponsors for their commitment to improvement in health care.

The Peterson Center on Healthcare is a non-profit organization dedicated to making higher quality, more...

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...affordable healthcare a reality for all Americans. The organization is working to transform U.S. healthcare into a high-performance system by finding innovative solutions that improve quality and lower costs, and accelerating their adoption on a national scale. Established by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, the Center collaborates with stakeholders across the healthcare system and engages in grant-making, partnerships, and research.

Health Catalyst is a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare...

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...organizations, and is committed to being the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement. Its customers leverage the cloud-based data platform—powered by data from more than 100 million patient records and encompassing trillions of facts—as well as its analytics software and professional services expertise to make data-informed decisions and realize measurable clinical, financial and operational improvements. Health Catalyst envisions a future in which all healthcare decisions are data informed. Learn more at www.healthcatalyst.com.

The John A. Hartford Foundation, based in New York City, is a private, nonpartisan, national philanthropy...

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...dedicated to improving the care of older adults. For more than three decades, the organization has been the leader in building a field of experts in aging and testing and replicating innovative approaches to care. The Foundation has three priority areas: creating age-friendly health systems, supporting family caregivers, and improving serious illness and end-of-life care. Working with its grantees, the Foundation strives to change the status quo and create a society where older adults can continue their vital contributions. For more information, visit johnahartford.org and follow @johnahartford.

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers,...

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...is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

As a cornerstone of Ethicon's Digital Solutions ecosystem, C-SATS® is reinventing...

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...surgical skills improvement and digital learning on a global scale. Rooted in robust research across a team of surgeons, engineers, and biostatisticians at the University of Washington, C-SATS was formed in 2014 and joined the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in 2018. C-SATS is a SaaS-based, device agnostic, surgical data management and learning platform. It is designed to provide surgeons with personalized learning and sharing opportunities and the ability to seamlessly capture and securely store surgical videos through a private, HIPAA-compliant and HITRUST CSF® Certified digital platform.

Vizient, Inc. provides solutions and services that improve the delivery of high-value care by aligning...

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...cost, quality and market performance for more than 50% of the nation's acute care providers, which includes 97% of the nation's academic medical centers, and more than 20% of ambulatory care providers. Vizient provides expertise, analytics and advisory services, as well as a contract portfolio that represents more than $110 billion in annual member purchasing volume, to improve patient outcomes and lower costs. In 2021, Vizient acquired Intalere, which expanded its footprint with ambulatory and rural acute care providers. Vizient has earned a World's Most Ethical Company designation from the Ethisphere Institute every year since its inception. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Vizient has offices throughout the United States. Learn more at www.vizientinc.com.

Hillrom is a global medical technology leader whose 10,000 employees have a single purpose: enhancing outcomes...

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...for patients and their caregivers by advancing connected care. Around the world, our innovations touch over 7 million patients each day. They help enable earlier diagnosis and treatment, optimize surgical efficiency and accelerate patient recovery while simplifying clinical communication and shifting care closer to home. We make these outcomes possible through connected smart beds, patient lifts, patient assessment and monitoring technologies, caregiver collaboration tools, respiratory care devices, advanced operating room equipment and more, delivering actionable, real-time insights at the point of care.

Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of...

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...more than 4,400 U.S. hospitals and health systems and approximately 225,000 other providers and organizations to transform healthcare. Premier’s technology and services platform,  PINC AI™ provides actionable intelligence that improves outcomes, supports improved financial performance and enables success in new, alternative payment models.  INC AI is also the data engine powering Premier’s newest brands – Remitra and Contigo. Premier plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Premier’s blog for more information about the company.

Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPIs) can result from the cumulative effect of exposure to...

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...prolonged pressure and can occur across the acute care continuum. These pressure injuries are preventable clinical adverse events that can result in unnecessary suffering and diminished quality-of-life for patients while increasing costs for providers. Dabir Surgical Systems are an innovative solution for pressure injury prevention and accommodate patient populations ranging from pediatric to bariatric patients. Multiple rows of geometric nodes within a low-profile surface operate by inflating and deflating dynamically in alternating sequence every 5 minutes to provide tissue offloading thereby relieving pressure points on compromised patients. With its offloading capability, the Dabir surface can help maintain tissue viability when patient repositioning is not an option.

The University of Illinois at Chicago's Patient Safety Leadership Programs (PSL), offer two...

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...top ranked online, CAHME certified graduate programs in healthcare quality and safety (Graduate Certificate and Master of Science Degree). UIC’s PSL Programs also offer 2 professional development courses: “Digital Health” and “Essentials for Clinicians in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.” All coursework is designed and taught by global leaders in healthcare quality and safety leaders for healthcare professionals looking to develop expertise and leadership in quality and safety. Learn more about us at https://psl.uic.edu/ ; contact us at slanza3@uic.edu ; follow us on Twitter @psluic 

Founded in 1966, CARF is an international, independent, nonprofit accreditor of human service providers...

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...and networks. Through accreditation, CARF assists service providers in improving the quality of their services, demonstrating value, and meeting internationally recognized organizational and program standards in the areas of aging services, behavioral health, business and services management networks, continuing care communities, child and youth services, employment and community services, medical rehabilitation, opioid treatment programs, and vision rehabilitation services. Call 888-281-6531 today or visit www.carf.org.

AdaptX's AI-driven Mission Control Center enables clinical leaders to quickly and easily leverage...

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...their real-world data. Self-serve. On-the-fly. Using AdaptX, clinicians rapidly visualize performance, compare approaches, and adapt – across patients, teams, protocols, workflows, and facilities. With Adaptive Clinical Management, leaders transform clinical performance, delivering better patient care and financial results. Capacity. Quality. Efficiency. Equity. Cost. This changes everything.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make...

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...health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.

The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is a series of international conferences...

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...organized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and BMJ.

The conferences share knowledge, ideas, and inspiration for improving outcomes for patients and communities through quality improvement. We connect health and care professionals, service users and leaders who want to collaborate and learn from the experts in quality improvement and patient safety.

We will offer two in-person conferences in 2022, in Gothenburg, Sweden (30 March - 1 April 2022) and Sydney, Australia (6-8 June 2022).

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health® is a national nonprofit championing a more equitable future ...

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...where every person can reach their full potential through excellent health. CareQuest Institute does this through their work in grantmaking, research, health improvement programs, policy and advocacy, and education as well as their leadership in dental benefits, care delivery, and innovation advancements. CareQuest Institute collaborates with thought leaders, health care providers, patients, and local, state, and federal stakeholders, to accelerate oral health care transformation and create a system designed for everyone. To learn more, visit carequest.org.

By integrating physical and mental well-being, and combining theory with hands-on experience, The Chicago School...

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...of Professional Psychology offers more than 30 academic programs rooted in a commitment to innovation, service, and community across a wide range of professional fields. Our College of Nursing and Advanced Health Professions offers vocational, undergraduate, and graduate-level academic programs that reflect the encompassing various aspects of health care—nursing, hospital administration, policy development, and mental health services. These programs prepare students to work in today’s modern and integrated health care environment, improve patient outcomes, enhance administrative functions, and advance effective public policies.

The Joint Commission enterprise is a global driver of quality improvement and patient safety...

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...in health care. Through leading practices, unmatched knowledge and expertise, and rigorous standards, we help organizations across the continuum of care on their journey to zero harm.

QI Macros is the easiest to use Lean Six Sigma software on the market. So easy to use that...

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..."training time" can be measured in minutes, not days. QI Macros' Improvement Project Wizard identifies and creates an entire improvement project from your data in seconds (including XmR control chart, Pareto chart, 2nd-level Pareto analysis of the largest bar on the Pareto, and Fishbone diagrams). QI Macros' Control Chart Wizard selects the appropriate control chart for the user automatically with one click - thus eliminating the need to memorize decision trees. Download a free 30 day trial at www.qimacros/trial

The most complete solution to monitor and improve hand hygiene compliance. Recognized in...

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...Newsweek's Best in Infection Prevention 2020 and 2021 in partnership with Leapfrog as one of the best hand hygiene monitoring products, the Vitalacy Automated Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Solution continuously captures compliance and non-compliance events throughout your facility with real-time hand wash reminders at point-of-care. Available in badge, clip or wristband. Works with your existing dispenser brand.

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