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Learning the Science of QI

Dr. Joshua Tepper

Quality Improvement (QI) is science, not magic, and should be taught with the frequency and rigour of any scientific discipline in healthcare. Teaching Quality Improvement is not a straightforward matter but must be done, and done right, if we want to see the healthcare system improve.

Quality Still Matters

Dr. Joshua Tepper

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there,” says the Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland.

That view is shared by many involved with bringing quality to health care. Everyone felt quality was important but what it meant and how to get there was much more elusive – especially at the system level.

Health Quality Transformation 2016

Dr. Joshua Tepper

At a conference centred on health quality transformation, we welcome a globally-acknowledged leader of large scale change. Helen Bevan, one of the most influential people in the history of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Institute for Innovation and Improvement, has been at the forefront of NHS improvement initiatives that have bettered circumstances for thousands. We welcome her insights in anticipation of our own transformation.

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