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.

Celebrating 20 years of Membership - Haute Autorité de Santé Featured

By | Feb. 28, 2020 |

The French Authority for Health (HAS) celebrates 20 years as an Institutional Member of ISQua.

 

This commitment of the HAS has enabled it, throughout these years, to increase its international network with institutions which share the same objectives in the field of improving the quality and safety of care, to benefit from their experience and to enhance the French point of view in these different fields.

Joint Statement on Patient Safety Featured

By | Feb. 28, 2020 |

The International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) and the International Hospital Federation (IHF) attended the World Health Organization (WHO) Consultation on Global Patient Safety 2020-2030 in Geneva, Switzerland, from 24th - 26th February 2020.

Lucian Leape Patient Safety Fellowship 2020 Featured

By | Feb. 3, 2020 |

ISQua is offering applicants who were born in, work in, or intend to return to work in Africa, Latin America or any Low and Lower- Middle-Income countries, the opportunity to apply for the 2020 Lucian Leape Fellowship. This programme supports one physician or health care leader to advance and expand their expertise in patient safety, and improve the safety of patients in their local area.

Faculty confirmed for International Diploma Course

By | Dec. 18, 2019 |

"We have made real gains in the safety and quality of healthcare services. Developing even safer, better quality will require careful consideration of the assumptions we have used to get this far...join the growing, creative community of tomorrow's leaders who are learning and working together," says Paul Batalden, MD, one of the many healthcare experts confirmed as faculty for the new International Diploma Course in Resilient Health Care Management. 

Become ISQua's next Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care

By | May. 21, 2019 |

Expressions of interest are now being invited for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, commencing on 1st April 2020, when the current Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jack Yu-Chuan (Jack) Li steps down after six years in the role.

Fostering closer ties between ISQua and PIPSQC Featured

By | May. 1, 2019 |

The Paediatric International Patient Safety and Quality Community (PIPSQC), an international community of professionals who share a passion for patient safety and quality in paediatrics and the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), a global organisation with the aim to inspire and drive improvement in the quality and safety of health care worldwide, have signed a collaboration agreement to foster closer ties between the two organisations.

ISQua Partners with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation to Achieve Zero Preventable Deaths in Hospitals Featured

By | Mar. 26, 2019 |

March 25, 2019 – Irvine, CA & Dublin, Ireland – The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) is pleased to announce their support of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) and their mission to eliminate preventable deaths in hospitals, with a signed cooperation agreement.

New branding set to take ISQua forward Featured

By | Mar. 20, 2019 |

It is exciting to be able to launch the new ISQua logo and reveal the first ever logo for our newly established association, the International Society for Quality in Health Care External Evaluation Association (IEEA).

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.

ISQua speaking at International Hospital Accreditation Conference in Shenzhen, China

By | Feb. 15, 2019 |

A delegation consisting of myself, Cliff Hughes Immediate Past President, Stephen Clark Chair of the IEEA Accreditation Council and Elaine O’ Connor Head of the International Accreditation Programme and Strategic Partnerships will attend and present at the Conference on International Hospital Accreditation – Key to Quality and Safety from the 18th – 20th of February in Shenzhen, China.

ISQua's Statement on ‘Global action on Patient Safety’ for the 144th Session of the WHO Executive Board

By | Feb. 5, 2019 |
The following statement was submitted for agenda item 6.6.1 (Global action on patient safety) of the 144th Session of the WHO Executive Board. ISQua are a non-State actor in official relations with WHO

WHO Executive Board (EB) Resolution ‘Global action on patient safety’

By | Feb. 5, 2019 |
I am delighted to share with you that the WHO Executive Board (EB) 144th session deliberated on the agenda item ‘Global action on patient safety’ on 31 January 2019; and adopted the EB Resolution ‘Global action on patient safety’ (including the establishment of an annual World Patient Safety Day on 17 September) on 1 February 2019; and recommended it for adoption at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in May 2019. This marks the achievement of a major milestone in the global patient safety movement.
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