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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement annual conference 2010

IHI logoIt is all too easy to forget as you juggle the latest acronyms and policy concepts that everybody, the general public, patients, their carers, clinicians, management and even politicians should want higher quality healthcare at lower cost.  Why they don’t get it often comes down to the organisational conceits of acronyms, policy and self-interest.

So it was very refreshing to attend the Institute for Healthcare Improvement‘s 22nd Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care which was held between December 5-8, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading