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Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: A Guide

Patient safety and health care quality journals and websites, local healthcare improvement groups, sample searches and databases for finding PSQI literature.

New Orleans Healthcare Improvement Group (NOHIG)

Get an IHI account

Tulane students and faculty in the health sciences technically have an existing account on IHI.org, they just need to activate it.  Registration with the site is free and open to all.

Step 1: Go to https://www.ihi.org/_layouts/ihi/login/login.aspx

Step 2: Register for an account

Step 3: Access content and tools

Trouble Registering?

Call IHI Customer Service at (617)­ ­301-4800 for assistance. All Tulane e-mail addresses are associated with the New Orleans Healthcare Improvement Group, the local chapter of the IHI Open School.

Start here - Introduction to PS/QI

Recommended reading for resident and students interested in quality and safety. 30+ curated articles provide a well-rounded introduction to the field, including root cause analysis, systems analysis, patient safety culture and change management.