Institute for Healthcare Improvement Announces New President and CEO
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), based in Boston, announced that Dr. Kedar Mate, MD, will be the new President and CEO for this leading organization in healthcare improvement. IHI has a global staff of 250 employees committed to it’s mission, vision, and values of:
Our vision: Everyone has the best care and health possible.
Our mission: Improve health and health care worldwide.
Our Values: Courage, Love, Equity, Trust
IHI Board Chair and CEO of Northwell Health, Michael Dowling, who led the multi-month executive search process, commented: “We are thrilled to announce Dr. Mate’s appointment. Kedar is a perfect match to lead IHI into its next phase of work. He has the full confidence of IHI staff and the Board.”
“It is an honor to be named IHI’s next President and CEO,” Dr. Mate said. “Time and again throughout my years with IHI, I have been in awe of the work undertaken by our staff, fellows, faculty, board members, and our many partners around the world to improve the safety and
quality of health care, and the health and wellbeing of their communities. This is a pivotal time for all of us as we confront simultaneous clinical and financial challenges and the need to make good on the commitment to improving equity in all our endeavors. Even with the difficult
times of the past few months, I’ve witnessed the courage, dedication, and effectiveness of IHI’s partners and the achievement of remarkable results with patients, families, and communities. IHI is absolutely committed to achieving better care and better health for every person and
every community we have the pleasure of serving.”
Dr. Mate’s new role is effective July 1, 2020. Derek Feeley, the current IHI President and CEO is stepping down, as announced in January, to be closer to family. The full press release can be found here.