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Sinead McArdle

4th International QI Forum, Heidelberg

By Sinead McArdle | Feb. 14, 2020 |

ISQua is delighted to be collaborating with EvaPlan for the 4th International QI Forum in Heidelberg. 


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Register for the QI Forum and receive a 15% discount on registration for ISQua’s 37th International Conference in Florence, Italy, from 30 August to 2 September 2020, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 




By Sinead McArdle | Feb. 19, 2020 |

ISQua is delighted to be collaborating with Florida International University for #HAC2020.




Why should you apply for the 2020 Lucian Leape Patient Safety Fellowship?

By Sinead McArdle | Feb. 17, 2020 |

Applications for the 2020 Lucian Leape Patient Safety Fellowship are now being accepted. We asked our 2019 recipient, Dr Subhrojyoti Bhowmick, to share his opinion of the Fellowship, and the value he has gained from it.

Join ISQua in Florence, Italy for #ISQua2020

By Sinead McArdle | Jan. 16, 2020 |

We invite healthcare professionals, students, patients, policymakers to share their ideas, successes and achievements at ISQua’s 37th International Healthcare Conference in Florence, Italy from 30th August to 2nd September 2020. Submit by 30th January 2020 for a chance to present in Florence.

2020 World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 2, 2019 |

The 8th Annual World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit is co-convened with the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) and American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA) and will bring together all stakeholder groups to discuss novel solutions to the leading challenges facing hospitals today.


The Patient Safety Movement are inviting international hospital leaders, medical and information technology companies, the patient advocacy community, public policymakers and government officials to join them for their 8th Annual event in 2020 and be part of this momentous event as they share their plans post-2020.


The Summit featured keynote addresses from public figures, patient safety experts and plenary sessions with healthcare luminaries, and patient advocates, as well as announcements from organizations who have made their own commitments to reach the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s goal of ZERO preventable deaths by 2020.


The 2020 Summit will be held from 5th to 7th March 2020 in the stunning Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel, situated across the street from one of California’s best beaches, Huntington Beach. All Summit events will take place on the property.


As part of our co-convener agreement with PSMF, ISQua members receive $100 of the price of registration by using the following code - ISQUAWPSSTS-CCV - and registering here


For further information on the Patient Safety Movement please visit

ISQua's Statement on Sustainability in Health Care

By Sinead McArdle | Oct. 23, 2019 |

The Lancet Countdown Report showed that health gains of the last 50 years are severely threatened by the effects of climate change and that the “greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century” is how to reform the healthcare sector in the sense of planetary sustainability.

Canada - exclusive screening of To Err is Human

By Sinead McArdle | Sep. 16, 2019 |

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.

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