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  • $2.2M Grant Awarded to Project STUN (STop UNhealthy) Alcohol Use Now, an Improvement Scholar Project from 2017

    In 2017, Dr. Dan Jonas led the IHQI Improvement Scholar project, “Implementation of Screening and Interventions for Unhealthy Alcohol Use.” That project developed into, “STUN (STop UNhealthy) Alcohol Use Now,” which became one of six grantees in a $16 million federal initiative to help primary care practices increase efforts to address patients’ unhealthy alcohol use. … Continued

  • Call for Letters of Intent: IHQI Improvement Scholars Program

    The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) is soliciting applications from UNC School of Medicine and Health Care System clinicians who want to develop improvement leadership skills by participating in the IHQI Improvement Scholars Program. Selected Improvement Scholars will participate in the program and lead a clinical improvement project from Sept 1, 2020 – Aug 31, 2021. Application … Continued

  • IHQI Improvement Scholars Recognized at UNC Quality Expo

    UNC Hospital’s 11th annual Quality Expo, organized by Performance Improvement & Patient Safety (PIPS), was held in the Bondurant lobby on October 17th and 18th. This year’s theme was, “Quality is Our Business,” and was organized as part of the National Association for Healthcare Quality’s Healthcare Quality Week. Four IHQI Improvement Scholars and one Improvement … Continued