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.
We are often asked at ISQua what the benefits of implementing our principles and standards and having an external survey are.
A comparative study at two Australian hospitals of medication errors identified at audit or observed by researchers and the reporting of these errors to an incident system.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is diagnosed when there is a loss of kidney function over a period of three or more months.
Patient experiences have become an important measure for healthcare quality. Patient experiences can be used for monitoring the quality of care,
As a new CEO I have been invited to a number of countries already and the past few months have kept me busy.
Our chief executive Dr Peter Lachman has won clinical leader of the year award at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards 2016. The awards evening was held at a prestigious
What is ACP?
ACP is a process of planning for future health and personal care whereby the person’s values, beliefs and preferences are made known so they can
In June, ISQua was visited by Paul Sharek, Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University, creator and Medical Director of the LPCH Center for Quality and Clinical Effectiveness,
“First do no harm.” This principle remains central to the provision of high-quality healthcare. The mission to make care safer unites professionals and patients alike,
Medication errors remain the second most common type of healthcare incident reported in Australian hospitals and can result in serious adverse events.
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