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.

Improving the identification and management of chronic kidney disease in primary care: lessons from a staged improvement collaborative

By | Mar. 10, 2015 |

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is diagnosed when there is a loss of kidney function over a period of three or more months.

Observation of Handover Process in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU): Barriers and Quality Improvement Strategy

By ISQua | Mar. 2, 2015 |

At a hospital in Singapore, we formed a team to observe nurses and doctors giving their report

Patient experiences of inpatient hospital care: a department matter and a hospital matter

By ISQua | Feb. 4, 2015 |

Patient experiences have become an important measure for healthcare quality. Patient experiences can be used for monitoring the quality of care,

My Fellowship, My Mentor: The story of Ghanaian Fellow

By ISQua | Nov. 25, 2014 |

In 2011 when I was approached by my current boss and head of the Public Health Unit (PHU)

Combating Medication Errors

By ISQua | Nov. 11, 2014 |

Medication errors are common problem across the healthcare organizations irrespective of the state of economy of the country.

Navigating Safety, Necessary Compromises and Trade-offs-Theory and Practice

By ISQua | Jul. 17, 2014 |

Managing safety in a professional environment requires constant negotiation with other competitive dimensions of risk management (finances, market and political drivers, manpower and social crisis).

LESSONS LEARNED……MEMOIRS OF A PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTITIONER

By ISQua | Jul. 4, 2014 |

What or who is an ISQua-empowered Public Health Practitioner?

Global Health Law

By ISQua | Jul. 2, 2014 |

The international community has made great progress in improving global health.

One Person One Team One System

By | Jun. 11, 2014 |

In March 2014, Sir John Oldham’s Independent Commission on Whole Person Care published its report ‘One person, one team, one system’.

Deepening our understanding of quality improvement in Europe (DUQuE)

By | May. 6, 2014 |

Oxford University Press have provided advanced access to the DUQuE Study. The following is an excerpt from the article which will be published in the April 2014 26 (2) Edition of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.

Making the switch from clinical practice to HTA

By | Apr. 24, 2014 |

Just because everything is different doesn't mean anything has changed.

Irene Peter

Using Experience-based Co-design (EBCD) to improve the quality of healthcare

By | Apr. 8, 2014 |

Following a recent ISQua webinar by Professor Glenn Robert on the topic of using the ‘Experience-based Co-design’ approach to improve the quality of health care services,

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