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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources (6)


By | Jun. 12, 2020 |

Practical front line messages, devoid of the complexity of guidelines.

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Joint Statement on Preserving Family Presence During Pandemics

By | Jun. 2, 2020 |

The International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) and Planetree International participated in a ‘Pop-Up’ Coalition of over 60 organizations to Preserve Family Presence. The international group represented patient and long-term care advocates, quality and safety professionals, and global healthcare policy makers.

IHF And ISQua Combine Efforts to Support COVID-19 Response Worldwide

By | May. 21, 2020 |

Geneva, Switzerland, 21 May: The International Hospital Federation (IHF) and the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQUA) call for safety for health services, multidisciplinary teamwork for patient-centered care and innovation adoption in response efforts.

Understanding Variation in COVID-19 Reported Deaths with Shewhart Control Charts

By | Apr. 22, 2020 |

During the covid-19 pandemic, reports of new daily cases and deaths have dominated the headlines. In areas hardest hit by the virus, citizens and their leaders anxiously await the latest daily figure. If the number of deaths increases from the prior day, the result is despair or panic; if the number of deaths decreases, the result is optimistic hope that the tide is turning.

Card View - Patient Safety Recommendations for COVID-19

By | Apr. 7, 2020 |

The recommendations from the INSH & ISQua paper - 'Patient Safety Recommendations for COVID-19 Epidemic Outbreak' - are now available as individual cards. 

Health System Recovery Lessons from the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa with Dr Edward Kelley

By | Mar. 24, 2020 |

In August 2016 we recorded a webinar with  Dr Edward Kelley, PhD, Director, Department of Service Delivery and Safety, WHO; Prof Benedetta Allegranzi, MD, DTM&H, Coordinator, a.i. Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit, Department of Safety Delivery and Service, WHO; and Dr Shams B. Syed, Coordinator, Universal Health Coverage and Quality Unit, Department of Service Delivery and Safety, WHO.