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.

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 |


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 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

CEO Travels

By ISQua | Dec. 7, 2016 |

As a new CEO I have been invited to a number of countries already and the past few months have kept me busy.

Peter Lachman - HSJ Clinical Leader of the Year

By ISQua | Dec. 2, 2016 |

Our chief executive Dr Peter Lachman has won clinical leader of the year award at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards 2016. The awards evening was held at a prestigious

Advance Care Planning (ACP) and its relevance to ISQua

By ISQua | Sep. 7, 2016 |

What is ACP?

ACP is a process of planning for future health and personal care whereby the person’s values, beliefs and preferences are made known so they can

Interview with Paul Sharek, Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University

By ISQua | Aug. 8, 2016 |

In June, ISQua was visited by Paul Sharek, Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University, creator and Medical Director of the LPCH Center for Quality and Clinical Effectiveness,

Patient Safety 2030

By ISQua | May. 6, 2016 |

“First do no harm.” This principle remains central to the provision of high-quality healthcare. The mission to make care safer unites professionals and patients alike,

National Guidelines for On-Screen Display of Clinical Medicines Information

By ISQua | Apr. 10, 2016 |

Medication errors remain the second most common type of healthcare incident reported in Australian hospitals and can result in serious adverse events. 

Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation

By ISQua | Mar. 3, 2016 |

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has released the first Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation, illuminating variation in health care provision across Australia.

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