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Previous studies across the globe have highlighted the importance of communication with children and families, and the impact that telling, or not telling, has on both the patient and their family. Effective communication has been associated with better psychological outcomes, as well as improved treatment adherence and disease progression. Watch this important webinar from the Dept of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford.
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, #uniteforsafecare! The event is free to the public and will take place on September 17th, World Patient Safety Day, from 5-8pm ET on YouTube Live.
We were delighted to welcome back Professors Paul Batalden and Tina Foster for a live webinar with guest presenters to discuss Coproducing Healthcare Service and its improvement: understanding the lived reality of the person sometimes known as "patient" in our ongoing series of live events on Coproduction in Healthcare.
We enjoyed hosting Dr Gary Klein for a live webinar on Critical Crisis Thinking: Problem Detection recently. The second webinar in the Critical Crisis Thinking Learning Journey, this lecture described the process of problem detection, identified some ways that problem detection can fail, covered some barriers to problem detection at the team/organizational level, examined some of the lessons we have learned about problem detection from Covid-19, and suggested some tactics and techniques to support better problem detection.