The EDI Institute’s partnership with Eli Lilly and Company continues to grow, with exciting new work spreading to cancer centers across the country.
Through this collaboration, Lilly professionals are bringing EDI to healthcare providers to help facilitate connection and conversation around important themes including teamwork, adapting to change, and personal resilience.
The EDI Institute is excited to share our new partnership with Eli Lilly and Company at cancer centers across the country. Called “Lilly Moments”, this program was created in support of Lilly’s commitment to enhance the patient experience.
We consider our collaboration with Lilly to be an important validation of the power of EDI imagery to promote healing, connection, and self-expression.
Explore our site or contact us directly to learn more about our work with Lilly and other exciting developments at the EDI Institute.
Stress and burnout among providers has become a major issue in hospitals, as the pressures of today’s healthcare environment often become barriers to the delivery of high quality care.
EDI is now being used in many organizations to facilitate teamwork and connection, and ultimately to help improve healthcare outcomes. Images like this one help providers express themselves and communicate with each other in ways often not possible through words alone.
A young woman being treated for addiction created this image to convey her emotions to her clinician. She was able to express herself in ways that went beyond what would have been possible through words alone. By enabling this type of expression, EDI is helping enhance the effectiveness of evidence-based therapies in a wide variety of therapeutic settings.
EDI is being integrated into healthcare organizations across the country to facilitate provider communication. Images like this are helping clinicians and staff to connect around important themes including teamwork, personal resilience, and adapting to change.
Clinicians at McLean Hospital have integrated EDI into therapeutic programs for patients with mental illness. Images like this allow individuals to more openly express their feelings and experiences, helping healthcare providers to enhance treatment and improve outcomes.
A member of the leadership team from Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven Health created this image during an EDI workshop around the theme of “I do what I do because…”. The images created during this workshop allowed participants to connect and share with each other in ways often not possible through words alone.
This image allowed an addiction patient to share her feelings in ways that would not have been possible through words alone. Open expression is foundational to successful behavioral therapy, and the application of EDI has helped in the treatment of over 4,000 patients in multiple healthcare settings.
Healthcare provider burnout and job dissatisfaction has become a major issue for hospitals nationally. EDI is now being integrated into programs designed to enhance connection and coordination among doctors, nurses, and other professionals.
Images such as this are helping providers connect with and support each other in ways beyond what is often possible through the spoken word.
Those with mental illness often have difficulty expressing the thoughts and emotions they experience. This image was created by an individual with bipolar disorder, helping his clinical team provide the best treatment possible.