Offering the latest news in health care quality and safety, the ISQua blog also features guest posts from the best and brightest in the industry.

Sinead McArdle

We signed The #QiComms Charter, have you?

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 7, 2018 |

ISQua was one of the first organisations to sign the #QiComms Charter.


The #QiComms Charter invites all quality improvement leaders across the world to recognise the strategic place that communication plays in improvement and take steps to integrate it into their work.

ISQua's Terminology Principles

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 7, 2018 |

 It has been evident to ISQua’s Accreditation Council (AC), for some time, that different terms, language and wording is used in the field of external evaluation and that even within the AC, members each define the terms used differently.


ISQua's Declaration on Patient Safety

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 7, 2018 |

Of all the domains of quality in healthcare, patient safety is the one that transcends every aspect of a persons journey in healthcare.

Wendy Nicklin Receives HealthCareCAN’S Prestigious Legacy of Leadership Award

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 7, 2018 |

June 5, 2018 (St. John’s) – HealthCareCAN is proud to announce Wendy Nicklin, as the recipient of its 2018 Legacy of Leadership award for her decades of service to the health of Canadians in various leadership roles.

CEO Update July 2018

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 7, 2018 |

We are now over half way through the year and moving closer and closer to our annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur in September.

Making a real difference: The challenge in improving quality in healthcare

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 7, 2018 |

Read the exclusive interview with ISQua's CEO, Dr Peter Lachman, in the latest edition of the ITAES - Instituto Técnico para la Acreditación de Establecimientos de Salud Magazine.

Salzburg Global Seminar Session 565—‘Better Health Care: how do we learn about improvement?’

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 7, 2018 |

A recently published IJQHC supplement describes the results and conclusions reached after deliberations at the Salzburg Global Seminar—Session 565 on ‘Better Health Care: How do we learn about improvement?’.

Meet ISQua's 2018 Emerging Leaders

By Sinead McArdle | May. 7, 2018 |

We were overwhelmed with the quality of applicants who applied to become ISQua's 2018 Emerging Leader and in the end, it was impossible to choose only one!

In Memory of Dr Charles Bruneau

By Sinead McArdle | Apr. 12, 2018 |

ISQua was deeply saddened to hear of the recent death of Dr Charles Bruneau.

Dr Bruneau was a physician, trained in Canada, specialised in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

New guide offers strategies for enhancing the performance of healthcare systems

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 7, 2018 |

March 12, 2018 — Frontline health workers in low- and middle-income countries face significant challenges to providing high-quality services: inadequate staffing, wide gaps between evidence and practice, low demand for health services and too little use of data.

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