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I have now been at ISQua as CEO for the past year and it is hard to believe how quickly the time passes. This year has been a learning experience, I've met some amazing people who have come to ISQua to learn about quality and safety.
On 29th March three of ISQua's Board members - Cliff Hughes, David Bates & Leslee Thompson - and our RCPI/ISQua Quality Improvement Scholar in Residence, Dr John Brennan, joined leaders in healthcare quality improvement to present at Irelands first national conference on 'Leading for Quality in Changing Times' organised by the Royal College of Physicans of Ireland (RCPI) in connection with ISQua.
We ended the month of March with our bi-annual face-to-face meeting of the ISQua Board. A two day agenda was prepared, with the first day allocated to strategy & communication and the second to governance. The face to face meetings are a chance for in depth discussions on the strategic objectives for ISQua.
Originally published by safe-care.org on 7th March 2017 https://www.safe-care.org/index.php?mact=News,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=97&cntnt01returnid=45
In sub-Saharan Africa, many health care clinics do not have the resources to apply for or achieve accreditation—resources such as a consistent supply of medication or the infrastructure to keep patient records safe and secure. SafeCare provides these clinics an option
ISQua was delighted to facilitate a study tour on behalf of the Shanghai Medical Innovation & Development Foundation (SMIDF) Programme to Ireland in February.
A group of five senior officials from four of the top hospitals in China - The First Affiliated Hospital,
The last few weeks at ISQua have been busy as we prepare for the next Board meeting at the end of the month. This is the time of year that the Board gets together to plan the activities for the next few months. A key discussion will be on how we develop the brand of ISQua so that we can continue to grow and develop. We also will have time to address the upcoming challenges we face as we develop our new networks.
The new year has come and gone and it has brought much activity in the ISQua office. We have settled into the new surroundings, smaller and more compact, though far more comfortable. And we are in full swing, reflecting, planning and implementing the strategy that defines what we plan to achieve.