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EDINBURGH 30th ISQua/WHO CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE

By ISQua | Dec. 10, 2013 |

The day was Friday the 11th October 2013 and around 11:00am Edinburgh local time; I landed at Edinburgh International Airport for my first time in Scotland (UK).

Impact evaluation of a quality improvement intervention on maternal and child health outcomes in Northern Ghana: early assessment of a national scale-up project

By ISQua | Feb. 26, 2013 |

Quality improvement (QI) methods,

Handbook on Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety

By ISQua | Feb. 21, 2013 |

Patient safety and Quality of Healthcare are two sides of same coin. History of evolution of quality in healthcare is as old as its counterpart in manufacturing sector.

Healthcare Quality and Safety in India- Current Scenario

By ISQua | Oct. 15, 2013 |

In India, since 2006, it has been a golden time for Healthcare Quality and Safety with the inception of National Accreditation Board for

The Role of Team Effectiveness in Healthcare Delivery: a Case Study of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana

By ISQua | Oct. 2, 2013 |

Background

The use of formal work groups and work teams in organizations has increased dramatically since the 1990s according to Bayerlein and Harris (1998).

Resilient Heath Care

By ISQua | Aug. 29, 2013 |

Properly performing health care systems require concepts and methods that match their complexity. Resilience engineering provides that capability.

Regulating the quality of health care: Lessons from hospital accreditation in Australia and Indonesia

By ISQua | Aug. 21, 2013 |

Regulation of the quality of care is a key challenge for governments, particularly because of the complexities of defining and measuring quality.

Integrated Care: A Vision in Need of a Quality Improvement Strategy

By ISQua | Aug. 16, 2013 |

Over the past two decades an important demographic and epidemiological transition has taken place in high- and middle-income countries

Patient Reported Outcomes Measures

By ISQua | Aug. 8, 2013 |

here is a growing interest in the development of new outcome measures that allow for a better and more efficient assessment of what matters most

Introduction to Patient Advocacy

By ISQua | Feb. 12, 2013 |

As the Honorary Patient Perspective Board Member, I am excited to contribute to a new feature in the newsletter. 

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