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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.
In a world where data fluctuates between showing the impact of accreditation on healthcare institutions and negating it, we, at the Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC), were intrigued to look into whether accredited healthcare institutions in Jordan were more ready to deal with the requirements of COVID-19 or not?
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.
In the current context of the pandemic that we are currently experiencing, it seemed interesting to me, not to comment on current events, but to offer some landmarks and references on the concept of resilience.
According to Boris Cyrulnik, French doctor, neurologist and psychiatrist, resilience is the art of sailing torrents; it is also the ability to live, to succeed, to develop despite adversity.