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.

We signed The #QiComms Charter, have you?

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

ISQua was one of the first organisations to sign the #QiComms Charter.


The #QiComms Charter invites all quality improvement leaders across the world to recognise the strategic place that communication plays in improvement and take steps to integrate it into their work.

ISQua's Terminology Principles

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

 It has been evident to ISQua’s Accreditation Council (AC), for some time, that different terms, language and wording is used in the field of external evaluation and that even within the AC, members each define the terms used differently.


ISQua's Declaration on Patient Safety

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

Of all the domains of quality in healthcare, patient safety is the one that transcends every aspect of a persons journey in healthcare.

Wendy Nicklin Receives HealthCareCAN’S Prestigious Legacy of Leadership Award

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

June 5, 2018 (St. John’s) – HealthCareCAN is proud to announce Wendy Nicklin, as the recipient of its 2018 Legacy of Leadership award for her decades of service to the health of Canadians in various leadership roles.

Making a real difference: The challenge in improving quality in healthcare

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

Read the exclusive interview with ISQua's CEO, Dr Peter Lachman, in the latest edition of the ITAES - Instituto Técnico para la Acreditación de Establecimientos de Salud Magazine.

In Memory of Dr Charles Bruneau

By | Apr. 12, 2018 |

ISQua was deeply saddened to hear of the recent death of Dr Charles Bruneau.

Dr Bruneau was a physician, trained in Canada, specialised in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

New guide offers strategies for enhancing the performance of healthcare systems

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

March 12, 2018 — Frontline health workers in low- and middle-income countries face significant challenges to providing high-quality services: inadequate staffing, wide gaps between evidence and practice, low demand for health services and too little use of data.

MOU with HealthCareCAN

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

ISQua and HealthCareCAN are very proud to announce our partnership to promote the improvement of health care quality around the world.

Farewell to Triona

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

Triona Fortune

The ISQua Staff & Board wished a sad goodbye this week to Triona Fortune, who's leaving us after almost a decade.

SafeCare standards re-accredited by ISQua

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

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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 meeting with Chinese Delegation

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

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,

NPSF and ISQua Working to Promote Patient Safety at the International Level

By | Sep. 6, 2018 |

National Patient Safety Foundation and International Society for Quality in Health Care Announce Certification Partnership

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