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.

ISQua Conference Scholarship 2023 - A great success Featured

By | Sep. 21, 2023 |

Recipients of the 2023 Scholarship give Seoul a thumbs up!

In Seoul, ISQua's 2023 conference gathered healthcare quality enthusiasts worldwide.

Now open for Nominations for the ISQua Board Featured

By | Sep. 12, 2023 |

Are you interested in becoming a Board Member of ISQua?


Do you know of someone whom you would like to propose as a Board Member of ISQua (the person may or may not be a member of ISQua presently)?

INACT-LHS Toolkit Launch Featured

By | Aug. 26, 2023 |

In the modern era, keeping patients safe and delivering high-quality care involves bringing together data from many sources so that clinicians, patients, managers and leaders, and policymakers can make decisions quickly and confidently. Smart healthcare organisations are increasingly able to exploit their data sources in this way, and are becoming Learning Health Systems.

Workshop to develop a new ISQua Green Paper on high quality and environmentally sustainable healthcare Featured

By | Aug. 17, 2023 |

39th International Conference of ISQua in Seoul, 2023

‘Technology, culture and co-production: looking to the horizon of quality and safety’


International Academy of Quality and Safety Featured

By | Jun. 27, 2023 |

ISQua, the International Society for Quality in Health Care, has established The International Academy of Quality & Safety (IAQS) as a prestigious institution to honour distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of Quality and Safety in Healthcare.


Congratulations to Dr. Kaplan's on achieving the PROMs Career Achievement Prize from HAL Featured

By | Jun. 26, 2023 |

At ISQua, we are delighted to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Robert M. Kaplan, the recipient of the prestigious 2023 Health Assessment Lab/Medical Outcomes Trust John Ware and Alvin Tarlov Career Achievement Prize in Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs).

International Approaches to Implementing Accreditation Programs in Healthcare Facilities Featured

By | Jun. 13, 2023 |

I would like to point your attention to a paper that has just been published in the International Journey for Quality in Health Care by Ellen Joan van Vliet and co-workers.

Dr. Carsten's visit to Sao Paulo Featured

By | Jun. 6, 2023 |

I have recently returned from Sao Paulo, Brazil, where I had the honour of being invited to give a presentation on “International impacts of platforms and digital transformation

ISQua adds our voice to #WHA76 Statement on Universal Health Coverage Featured

By | May. 19, 2023 |

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) targets will remain unmet unless urgent steps are taken to strengthen health care by focusing on primary health care (PHC) and promoting self-care.

Dr. Carsten's 2nd anniversary as ISQua's CEO Featured

By | May. 16, 2023 |

I have now completed the second year of my term as ISQua CEO. I fully enjoy working to support our dynamic and vibrant network of Individual Members, Fellows, Institutional Members, and Organisational Partners to achieve our noble mission and vision.

Reflections from Dr. Carsten's visit to Bahrain Featured

By | May. 9, 2023 |

On the 4th of May 2023, I had the honour and pleasure to join the National Health Regulatory Authority of Bahrain for the celebration of the achievement of ISQua EEA accreditation for the Accreditation Standards for Hospitals and Medical Clinics, 2nd Edition.

Welcome from the President, Prof Jeffrey Braithwaite Featured

By | May. 3, 2023 |

May I offer a cordial invitation to all those intending to come to Seoul, Republic of Korea, in August 2023 for ISQua’s 39th International Conference. 

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