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.

In Memoriam Professor Chris Brook Featured

By | May. 18, 2022 |

It is with great sadness that the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) wishes to pay tribute to Professor Chris Brook of Melbourne, Australia, who served as an ISQua Board Member from 1993 to 2001 and as President of the Society from 1997 to 1999.

Patient Experience Week 2022 Featured

By | Apr. 29, 2022 |

 This is a very important week for the healthcare world and whole Community: we celebrate, globally, patient experience week. Isabela Castro reminds us why it is so important.

Comment améliorer la qualité dans le secteur des ainés : une expérience belge Featured

Apr. 22, 2022 |

Ceci est la suite de la série de webinaires de la communauté francophone en partenariat avec PAQS ASBL. Ouvert à tous les francophones intéressés par l'amélioration de la qualité des soins de santé et la sécurité des patients.

Call for Deputy Editor Featured

By | Feb. 11, 2022 |

The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) and Oxford University Press (OUP), are seeking applications for the position of Deputy Editor for the International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC). The Deputy Editor will champion research content for the IJQHC.

IHF - Green Hospital Event

By | Sep. 27, 2021 |

Green Hospitals: Sharing innovative practices for a sustainable future

GS1 - 3rd Healthcare Online Summit

By | Sep. 27, 2021 |

The 3rd GS1 Healthcare Online Summit, from 15 – 18 November 2021, brings together speakers from across the world and is designed to bring together all the global healthcare community.

JCT - International Smart Hospital Leadership Forum 2021

By | Sep. 27, 2021 |

The Health Smart Taiwan (HST), operated by the Joint Commission of Taiwan (JCT), is dedicated to promoting the cross-industry integration of medical and technology, driving healthcare innovative services, and enhancing the application value of smart healthcare solutions.

A Review of our Virtual Conference Featured

By | Sep. 17, 2021 |

It was with the remarkable Italian renaissance city of Florence in mind, that the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) bestowed the title “Emotion, inspiration and creativity – pathways to global health quality” on our 37th international conference. 

Watch the Recording: Accreditation in 2030 Featured

May. 27, 2021 |

ISQua CEO Carsten Engel and ISQua Board Member Wendy Nicklin discuss the future of accreditation in our changing world. Does accreditation need to be more dynamic? 

Now is the time Featured

By | Apr. 30, 2021 |


The time is right to do what is right Martin Luther King


Time is always the enemy of one who wants to achieve change – time always runs out. As I write this final blog, I think of what was achieved during my term as CEO, but also of what still remains to be done. The journey to safe high quality person-centred care is a never-ending one. We strive to make a difference.  

Vea la grabación: Paciente experto... De pasajeros a copilotos Featured

Apr. 29, 2021 |

Vea la grabación del último webinar de COPLAC sobre Paciente experto ... De pasajeros a copilotos presentado por Emilia Arrighi...

Watch the Recording: Coproducing Healthcare Service and its improvement - integrating & applying what we have learned Featured

Apr. 19, 2021 |

This is the sixth session offering an overview of the knowledge that underpins the coproduction of healthcare service. This session will briefly review what has been introduced in the first five sessions and will explore their integration and application in the daily work of coproducing healthcare service.

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