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.

Fourth Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety

By | Mar. 4, 2019 |

The Fourth Global Ministerial Summit on Patient Safety took place in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 2–3 March 2019. This year’s Summit focused on patient safety in low and middle-income countries and reducing adverse events.

Nominations Solicited for 2019 PROMs Career Achievement Prize

By | Feb. 25, 2019 |

We are seeking nominations for the 2019 Health Assessment Lab/Medical Outcomes Trust* John Ware and Alvin Tarlov Career Achievement Prize in Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs), which includes a $20,000 honorarium.

Leading and Managing - Shining a Light on the "Dark-side" of Healthcare with Heather Shearer

By | Feb. 22, 2019 |

We were delighted to host Heather Shearer for our ISQua Fellowship Programme live webinar in February on the topic of Leading and Managing - Shining a Light on the "Dark-side" of Healthcare.

Fundamentals of Patient Safety with John Brennan

By | Feb. 1, 2019 |

We were delighted to host John Brennan for our ISQua Fellowship Programme live webinar in January on the topic of Fundamentals of Patient Safety.

Medication Safety in Primary Care with Dr Neil Houston

By | Jan. 17, 2019 |

We were delighted to host Neil Houston for our ISQua Fellowship Programme live webinar in January on the topic of Primary Care in Medication Safety.

ISQua Accreditation & Mental Health were the focus of the 2018 Quality in Healthcare Conference held in December in Sarajevo

By | Jan. 17, 2019 |

The sixth annual Quality in Healthcare Conference hosted by the Agency for Quality and Accreditation in Health of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AKAZ) took place on December 20th and 21st in Sarajevo.  The title this year was “BiH in the EU: Quality as Key to Joining the Circle of the Best.”

Applying Systems Thinking to Healthcare with David Vaughan

By | Dec. 14, 2018 |

We were delighted to host David Vaughan for our ISQua Fellowship Programme live webinar in December on the topic of Applying Systems Thinking to Healthcare.

Closing Remarks on ISQua's 35th International Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

By | Nov. 27, 2018 |

The following are the ISQua 2018 Conference Closing Remarks provided by President Wendy Nicklin. For those who attended and for those unable to attend, this speech provides an overview of some of the messages delivered during the 3 days of plenary sessions.

 

Managing Resistance to Change with Jacqui Stewart

By | Nov. 21, 2018 |

We were delighted to host Jacqui Stewart for our ISQua Fellowship Programme live webinar in November on the topic of Managing Resistance to Change.

ISQua support of the Astana Declaration

By | Oct. 24, 2018 |

The world came together for two days in Astana, Kazakhstan, at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care (From Alma-Ata towards Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals) to renew a commitment to primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals. The Conference was held at the Palace of Independence and co-hosted by the Government of Kazakhstan, WHO and UNICEF.

 

Building the App Store for Health with Dr Kenneth Mandl

By | Oct. 22, 2018 |

We were delighted to host Dr Ken Mandl for his first live webinar for ISQua on the topic of Building the App Store for Health.

Salzburg Global Seminar Session 565—‘Better Health Care: how do we learn about improvement?’

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

A recently published IJQHC supplement describes the results and conclusions reached after deliberations at the Salzburg Global Seminar—Session 565 on ‘Better Health Care: How do we learn about improvement?’.

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