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.

Leading Global Organizations Focus on Holistic Hospital Safety During Unprecedented Pandemic.

 

Irvine, Calif. – August 3, 2020 – Today, four leading global organizations dedicated to fighting preventable deaths due to medical errors announced their partnership to co-convene the #uniteforsafecare program on World Patient Safety Day (September 17, 2020).

Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety. WHO will observe World Patient Safety Day on 17 September 2020 and launch a global campaign to emphasize the importance of health worker safety as a priority for patient safety.

We at the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) are thrilled to announce that we are Co-Conveners of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s Virtual Event, #uniteforsafecareThe event is free to the public and will take place on September 17th, World Patient Safety Day, from 5-8pm ET on YouTube Live.

Thursday, 19 December 2019 12:15

Blog Highlights from 2019

As we get close to the end of 2019 and begin a brand-new decade in 2020, we’ve looked back at the posts we’ve shared over the past year and collated the Top 10 Most Popular:

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September 18, 2019, is Change Day. Be creative, change and inspire others by believing in the power of change, no matter how simple it may be.

Join CPSI, Patient for Patients Safety Canada, HSO and CAE Healthcare on September 17th at the Ottawa Art Gallery or virtually online to celebrate the first World Patient Safety Day! Watch an exclusive screening of To Err is Human, participate in a panel discussion, and network with senior Canadian Healthcare leaders who are working to make care safer.

Monday, 16 September 2019 13:25

The state of Patient safety in Uganda

Patient safety in Uganda is still a grey area. The health care system is characterized by low patient involvement and low awareness on patient safety. Patients are not empowered to engage health care providers regarding their conditions.

Imagine what would happen if a fully laden 747 airliner crashed in Australia every week for a whole year. There would be a public outcry, an outrage, swift political action and an enquiry at the highest level, known as a Royal Commission.

Thursday, 12 September 2019 14:14

Ten (10) Commandments of Quality & Patient Safety

On the maiden World Patient Safety Day celebration, I propose what I call 10 Commandments of Patient safety! This has been informed by experiences from practice and literature (Petrella, 1977).

Thursday, 12 September 2019 14:07

India - Wockhardt Group Hospitals

Wockhardt Group Hospitals, which is a chain of super-speciality hospitals in India are organizing a week-long event on Patient safety across all their Group Hospitals from 13-17th Sept 2019.

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