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.

Aiming for Zero

By | Jan. 31, 2019 |
We are now reaching a critical stage in the delivery of healthcare. Patient Safety is now a central component of the delivery of healthcare – and we now need to set ambitious goals to eliminate harm. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done. Worldwide initiatives have had variable success mainly because it is difficult to achieve standardisation without a change in the way we work. Patient safety needs to become a social movement where there is a groundswell of change and eventually safety becomes the way we do work.

My Visit to the ISQua Office

By | Dec. 3, 2018 |

As ISQua President, I had the opportunity to spend 4 days in Dublin, November 12 – 15, at the ISQua office as well as meet with key colleagues with whom we work closely with.  This was an extremely informative and welcoming visit. 

Top 10 Cited Papers in 2016-2017 from IJQHC

By | Nov. 12, 2018 |

Top 10 Cited Papers in 2016-2017 from the International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC). These papers are freely available for download.

CEO Update July 2018

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

We are now over half way through the year and moving closer and closer to our annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur in September.

Update from Peter Lachman

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

I have been doing a lot of travel to Africa recently, on behalf of ISQua. During February I visited Ghana, South Africa and Mozambique, before returning to Dublin for the bi-annual ISQua Board face-to-face meeting and retreat.

Report from ISQua President, Wendy Nicklin

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

The ISQua Board met in Dublin, Ireland from 4th - 6th March 2018. What did we accomplish on your behalf?

New year with ISQua CEO Update January 2018

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

I would firstly like to wish each of you a very happy new year and wish you the best for the coming year. We achieved a lot in 2017 and plan to build on these achievements in 2018.

The role of the ISQua Fellowship in my professional growth by Nilufar Rakhmanova, MD, MPH, Advisor for Quality Improvement, FHI 360, Washington D.C., USA

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

I embarked on an ISQua Fellowship in 2014, and I continue to benefit from this relationship in my quality improvement journey that has virtually taken me to various health quality programs around the globe. I maintain my fellowship because it truly gives me an edge as I work with colleagues to improve the quality of health services.

CEO Update - Reflections on 2017

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

It has been a very productive year for ISQua with the consolidation of what we do and the growth of new areas of activities. During the year we have aimed to implement our strategy to be the leading international organisation in the field of quality and safety.

CEO Update July 2017

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

 

 

As we approach the Board elections I thought that I would review the key roles of members in ISQua. Members are the core of the society, which aims to bring together like-minded individuals and organisations to transform healthcare for the better.

Update from CEO June 2107

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

At this time of the year, we are looking forward to the conference in a 3 months’ time and to the election of the new Board.

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