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The SBAR (Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation) technique provides a framework for communication between members of the health care team about a patient's condition. This tool includes two components: the SBAR Guidelines and the SBAR Worksheet, a resource providers can use for organizing information to communicate with a physician about a critically ill patient.

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Framework for Improving Joy in Work

This white paper is intended to serve as a guide for health care organizations to engage in a participative process where leaders ask colleagues at all levels of the organization, “What matters to you?” — enabling them to better understand the barriers to joy in work, and co-create strategies to address these issues.

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Health Equity Report

IHI conducted an industry poll in July 2021 to better understand current attitudes and perceptions surrounding health equity work in the United States, and to identify challenges that health care delivery organizations encounter while working to advance health equity. Download the Health Equity Report for key findings and takeaways.

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PDSA Worksheet

The Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) Worksheet is a useful tool for documenting a test of change. The PDSA cycle consists of developing a plan to test the change (Plan), carrying out the test (Do), observing and learning from the consequences (Study), and determining what modifications should be made to the test (Act).


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