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.

July 2019

Designing for Safety - HEPS2019

By | Jul. 31, 2019 | 0

Last year ISQua and the International Ergonomics Association IEA ( signed a cooperation agreement which aims to build on the commonality of our respective missions – to improve the safety of patients.

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Preparing for the future - IMPS2019

By | Jul. 31, 2019 | 0

If we truly want to have sustainable and real change we need to prepare the future leaders in healthcare to be ready for the new age of safe effective care that is person-centred and fit for the future.

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Resilient Health Care Management

By | Jul. 30, 2019 | 0


Enrol now in the International Diploma Course in Resilient Health Care Management.

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Sharing Ag Eisteacht’s vision at RCPI

By | Jul. 26, 2019 | 0

I was honoured to be included in the RCPI’s (Royal College of Physicians Ireland) ‘Patient safety through better communication’ conference on 19th June at No.6 Kildare Street, Dublin.

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ISQua 'Learning about Improvement' Community of Practice – Lessons learned by the USAID ASSIST project from implementing research and evaluation studies

By | Jul. 25, 2019 | 0

ISQua were delighted to host the very first 'Learning About Improvement' Community of Practice! The team at the USAID ASSIST project presented a very interesting and interactive session on the lessons learned from implementing research and evaluation studies.

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Perspectives on Accreditation

By | Jul. 24, 2019 | 0

I recently spent a few days in Beijing at the invitation of the National Institute of Hospital Administration (NIHA), to attend a workshop on the Healthcare Accreditation in the Asia Pacific.


This was an opportunity to hear about the application of accreditation by different health economies in the Asian-Pacific Region.

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Human Factors in Health and Social Care with Sue Hignett, Thomas Jun and Mike Fray

By | Jul. 17, 2019 | 0

It was an honour to host Professor Sue Hignett, Dr Thomas Jun and Dr Mike Fray for a live ISQua webinar on Human Factors and Social Care.

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ISQua Podcast Series - Episode 2 - Ask the Expert with Dr Peter Lachman

By | Jul. 17, 2019 | 0

We were delighted to host Dr Peter Lachman for the second episode in the ISQua Podcast series, and the very first ISQua Ask the Expert session. The topic for this episode was: “Is safety our business? If so, what do we need to do to be successful?”

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Dr Taimour Jan - Fellowship Testimonial

By | Jul. 16, 2019 | 0

The ISQua Education Team recently spoke with Dr Taimour Jan and asked him to share his thoughts regarding the ISQua Fellowship Programme and Specialist Certificate in Fundamentals of External Evaluation Surveying.

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Summary of my visit to HAS

By | Jul. 10, 2019 | 0

In my time as an ISQua Emerging Leader, I have been learning through an approach based on knowledge transfer and skills exchange. It’s strange but great because I've become more aware of and have really experienced Brian Herbert’s quote: “The capacity to learn is a gift, the ability to learn is a skill and the willingness to learn is a choice.”

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