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ISQua Board members, ISQua Academy and Experts members reached out across the globe in 2019

By ISQua | Jan. 10, 2020 |

The Mission of ISQua is "to inspire and empower people to advocate for and facilitate health and improvements, in the quality and safety of healthcare worldwide. Our vision is to transform health, and the quality and safety of healthcare, through global communities."

We achieve this by providing KNOWLEDGE building our NETWORK and giving you a VOICE

Over the past year, ISQua has extended its presence in all the regions of the WHO. I want to thank ISQua’s Officers, Board members, Academy Members and ISQua Experts for helping to spread ISQua vision.

Watch Now: Person Centred Care: Blending improvement methods and business thinking into practical steps with Dr Tricia Woodhead

By ISQua | Dec. 19, 2019 |

We were delighted to have Dr Tricia Woodhead present our first live webinar of 2020, Person Centred Care: Blending improvement methods and business thinking into practical steps.

Watch Now: Quality in Crisis Situations with Dr Peter Lachman

By ISQua | Dec. 17, 2019 |

We were delighted to have Dr Peter Lachman, ISQua CEO, present on Quality in Crisis Situations in our final live webinar session for 2019.

From designing for patients to coproducing with people

By ISQua | Nov. 26, 2019 |

The last month has been pretty busy for me as the ISQua conference took place in Cape Town. This affords me the opportunity to reflect on the key lessons that came out of the conference that may apply to the Irish Healthcare system. There is more than enough for more than one article so I probably will use the concepts over a few, writes Dr. Pater Lachman.

Watch Now: Engaging Patients to Improve Diagnosis – Strategies at the Frontline of Care with Dr Kelly Smith

By ISQua | Oct. 2, 2019 |

It was a pleasure to host Dr Kelly Smith, Senior Director of Quality and Strategy Research at MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, for our recent live webinar on Engaging Patients to Improve Diagnosis – Strategies at the Frontline of Care.

Designing for Safety - HEPS2019

By ISQua | Jul. 31, 2019 |

Last year ISQua and the International Ergonomics Association IEA ( https://www.iea.cc/) signed a cooperation agreement which aims to build on the commonality of our respective missions – to improve the safety of patients.

Preparing for the future - IMPS2019

By ISQua | Jul. 31, 2019 |

If we truly want to have sustainable and real change we need to prepare the future leaders in healthcare to be ready for the new age of safe effective care that is person-centred and fit for the future.

Perspectives on Accreditation

By ISQua | Jul. 24, 2019 |

I recently spent a few days in Beijing at the invitation of the National Institute of Hospital Administration (NIHA), to attend a workshop on the Healthcare Accreditation in the Asia Pacific.

 

This was an opportunity to hear about the application of accreditation by different health economies in the Asian-Pacific Region.

ISQua Podcast Series - Episode 2 - Ask the Expert with Dr Peter Lachman

By ISQua | Jul. 17, 2019 |

We were delighted to host Dr Peter Lachman for the second episode in the ISQua Podcast series, and the very first ISQua Ask the Expert session. The topic for this episode was: “Is safety our business? If so, what do we need to do to be successful?”

Chile and ISQua

By ISQua | Jul. 9, 2019 |

This is my third and final blog on my time in Latin America. I was last in Chile many years ago and was very pleased to conclude my Latin American journey in Santiago. I was invited to speak at the 4th International Congress on Patient Safety in Chile which was organised by the FSP Chile – Fundación para la Seguridad del Paciente and led by Dr Hugo Guajardo Guzmán.

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