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.
Our expert panel discussed preventive measures, including frequent hand washing, social distancing and the latest advice on wearing face masks and other measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Dr. Lallu Joseph, General Superintendent, Quality Manager and Accreditation Co-ordinator of Christian Medical College, Vellore, India -- the largest hospital in India to be accredited by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH), presented on Operational Preparedness and Planning of Hospitals in India towards COVID-19 Pandemic.
Dr Thomas H. Lee discussed his article in the NEJM Catalyst, The Invisible Patient: Caring for those without COVID-19 and shared his optimism about the future.
Professor Sue Hignett and Paul Bowie from the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) joined us for a special live webinar on Human Factors in the Design and Operation of Ventilators for Covid-19.
Director Dr Ed Kelley, Quality Team Lead Dr Shams Syed, and Clinical Services and Systems Unit Lead Dr Teri Reynolds from the WHO Department of Integrated Health Services joined us for a discussion on how best to maintain essential health services during an outbreak.
Prof Kris Vanhaecht, Prof Albert Wu, and Prof José Joaquín Mira Solves, leaders in the topic of 'Second Victim', joined us for a webinar to dicuss the emotional toll of COVID-19, and its consequences for healthcare staff and patients.
Patient Safety Learning's Helen Hughes, Patient Advocate Kathy Kovacs Burns, ED Consultant, Rob Galloway and Rachael Grimaldi, the creator of Cardmedic joined us to discuss communication between healthcare staff and patinets during COVID19.
Dr Susan Frampton, Rhonda Williams and Marita Bossers-Nabben of Planetree International joined us for a live discussion on Staying Person-Centered During Pandemics: Finding the balance of patient and caregiver safety with compassion.
Renowned quality and safety expert, Dr Tejal Gandhi, presented a live webinar on Safety and Reliability During the COVID-19 Crisis.
On the1st May 2020 Dr Samir Sinah and Dr Warren Wong joined us for a webinar on how aged care staff have experienced the pandemic and the impact it has had on older persons and their families
We were delighted that Pascale Carayon PhD and Shawna J Perry MD, FACEP could join us for a webinar on Human Factors and SEIPS
We were delighted to have Dr Jamie M. Lachman, Research Associate at the University of Oxford, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, and Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, join us for a webinar to talk about Parenting for Lifelong Health.
We were delighted to have Chris Power, CEO of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute join us for a webinar on healthcare worker safety during global pandemics
We were delighted to have world leading experts in improvement and change implementation, Rocco Perla and Lloyd Provost, join us for a webinar to discuss how we can use improvement science and data to better understand and manage the COVID-19 crisis.