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.

Update from the CEO

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

The new year has come and gone and it has brought much activity in the ISQua office. We have settled into the new surroundings, smaller and more compact, though far more comfortable. And we are in full swing, reflecting, planning and implementing the strategy that defines what we plan to achieve.

CEO Travels

By | Dec. 7, 2016 |

As a new CEO I have been invited to a number of countries already and the past few months have kept me busy.

Peter Lachman - HSJ Clinical Leader of the Year

By | Dec. 2, 2016 |

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

Advance Care Planning (ACP) and its relevance to ISQua

By | Sep. 7, 2016 |

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

Interview with Paul Sharek, Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University

By | Aug. 8, 2016 |

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,

Patient Safety 2030

By | May. 6, 2016 |

“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,

National Guidelines for On-Screen Display of Clinical Medicines Information

By | Apr. 10, 2016 |

Medication errors remain the second most common type of healthcare incident reported in Australian hospitals and can result in serious adverse events. 

Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation

By | Mar. 3, 2016 |

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has released the first Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation, illuminating variation in health care provision across Australia.

Safer Healthcare: Strategies for the Real World

By | Mar. 2, 2016 |

The authors of this book set out a system of safety strategies and interventions for managing patient safety on a day-to-day basis and improving safety over the long term.

All In: Utilizing Healthcare Collaboratives to Save Lives and Improve Care

By | Mar. 1, 2016 |

Healthcare Professionals Share Collaborative Knowledge to Improve Patient Care and Outcomes 

Is evaluation at risk for unintended drift towards bureaucratization?

By | Sep. 16, 2015 |

The following is a 'thought paper' which was shared with us through our LinkedIn group by Carsten Engel:

Optimising Surgical Safety Checklist implementation: Key lessons for practitioners and partners

By | Sep. 8, 2015 |

Dr Emmilie Aveling and colleagues from the University of Leicester, UK, have published a report on their study undertaken between 2011 and 2013

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