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.

Announcing Dr Carsten Engel as the next CEO of ISQua and ISQua EEA Featured

By | Jan. 19, 2021 |

On behalf of the Board, Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, President of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) and ISQua External Evaluation Association (ISQua EEA) is delighted to announce Dr Carsten Engel as the next Chief Executive Officer of the Society, taking up the position on 1 May 2021.

ISQua and IHF Virtual Conference – Hospital Workers' Wellbeing Matters Featured

By | Jan. 13, 2021 |

SQua is delighted to announce its next Virtual Conference in collaboration with the International Hospital Federation on 23rd February!

Editorial Apprenticeship Programmme Featured

By | Jan. 11, 2021 |

ISQua and OUP are extending the Editorial Apprenticeship Programme to now include our parent journal, the International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC).

Watch the Recording: Critical Crisis Thinking 6 - Systemic potentials management Featured

Dec. 23, 2020 |

Although crisis management must take place under circumstances that differ dramatically from what normally is the case, the process of management as such is not radically different.

Watch the Recording: Coproducing Healthcare Service and its improvement - Exploring the relevant science-informed practice Featured

Dec. 19, 2020 |

This is the fourth session offering an overview of the knowledge that underpins the coproduction of healthcare service. This session focuses on developing an understanding of the third stream of knowledge: “science-informed practice” that must be developed and used to coproduce healthcare services. The session includes the exploration of a case in Ghana and the U.S. that helps us understand the diversity of science disciplines and methods. A helpful frame of reference is introduced and used.

Watch the Recording: Improving the availability of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) data for decision-making in Nigeria

Dec. 18, 2020 |

Catch up on the latest webinar from the ISQua African Community of Practice - Improving the availability of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) data for decision-making in Nigeria with Dr Chinonyerem Egekwu.

IJQHC Communications: Editorial Apprenticeship Programmme Featured

By | Dec. 17, 2020 |

ISQua and OUP's new journal, IJQHC Communications, will launch in 2021. Expressions of interest are now being invited for our Editorial Apprenticeship Programme, which will commence on 1st February 2021.

Mira la grabación: La pandemia en América Latina desde la perspectiva de la calidad: lo que aprendimos

Dec. 16, 2020 |

En esta conferencia se hará una síntesis de posibles lecciones aprendidas hasta ahora, dentro de un marco de referencia que permita pasar de las lecciones a las acciones.

IHF Statement Endorsement - Supporting Hospitals in a Time of Crisis

By | Dec. 15, 2020 |

The International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) is pleased to endorse the statement released by the International Hospital Federation (IHF). IHF have released a statement entitled 'Supporting Hospitals in a Time of Crisis'. 

President's Report from ISQua's AGM on 29th October 2020 Featured

By | Dec. 8, 2020 |

ISQua's President, Wendy Nicklin reported that her 3-year term concludes at this meeting. The key points were highlighted in her report:

 

Watch the Recording: Critical Crisis Thinking Webinar 5: After-the-Shock: Reconfiguration & Renewal or Retreat & Retrenchment? with Professor David Woods

Dec. 3, 2020 |

Catch up on the latest webinar in our Critical Crisis Thinking series on After-the-Shock: Reconfiguration & Renewal or Retreat & Retrenchment? with Professor David Woods.

Watch the Recording: Execute Your Strategy without Being Executed: Bridging the Planning Execution Gap Featured

Nov. 26, 2020 |

This webinar with Dr Mahmoud Abdelfattah Radwan discusses the impacts as well as the main causes responsible for the planning-execution gap. Tools like SWOT analysis, stakeholder analysis, and PESTLE analysis as well as concepts like shared mental models, IKEA phenomenon, and balanced scorecard (BSC) are explained.

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