In the past few years, organizations like ours have looked to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) as a model for employing improvement research to support sustainability and scaling efforts in various fields. There are many good reasons for this. IHI, created by Don Berwick and colleagues in the late…
Category: Thinking about Improvement
March 16, 2011 January 5, 2011
In a recent Education Week article, representatives from private and government organizations concerned with education research lined up behind the 90-day cycle model, developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Cambridge, Mass., as a way to accomplish “deep-dive, quick turnaround” education research. Carnegie leadership spent a week at…
April 1, 2010
This interview with Louis M. Gomez, a Senior Partner at Carnegie, and details the Knowledge Alliance, a mix of doers and thinkers with aspirations to improve education for all students.
November 24, 2009
An investigation into what community college developmental mathematics students understand and how we might help turn around alarming statistics of students drop outs.
November 11, 2009
When looking for comparisons, people who want to change education often consider health systems.
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