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.

Human Factors in Health and Social Care with Sue Hignett, Thomas Jun and Mike Fray

By | Jul. 17, 2019 |

It was an honour to host Professor Sue Hignett, Dr Thomas Jun and Dr Mike Fray for a live ISQua webinar on Human Factors and Social Care.

ISQua Podcast Series - Episode 2 - Ask the Expert with Dr Peter Lachman

By | Jul. 17, 2019 |

We were delighted to host Dr Peter Lachman for the second episode in the ISQua Podcast series, and the very first ISQua Ask the Expert session. The topic for this episode was: “Is safety our business? If so, what do we need to do to be successful?”

Dr Taimour Jan - Fellowship Testimonial

By | Jul. 16, 2019 |

The ISQua Education Team recently spoke with Dr Taimour Jan and asked him to share his thoughts regarding the ISQua Fellowship Programme and Specialist Certificate in Fundamentals of External Evaluation Surveying.

Summary of my visit to HAS

By | Jul. 10, 2019 |

In my time as an ISQua Emerging Leader, I have been learning through an approach based on knowledge transfer and skills exchange. It’s strange but great because I've become more aware of and have really experienced Brian Herbert’s quote: “The capacity to learn is a gift, the ability to learn is a skill and the willingness to learn is a choice.”

Patient safety at its best: The Italian experience

By | Jul. 9, 2019 |

The thought of going to Florence, Italy for a one-week practical exposure on Clinical Risk management and Patient Safety left me very anxious. It will be my first time travelling to Italy, and secondly, I was eager to have an Italian experience in the course of my fellowship training.

Summary of visit with IKAS

By | Jul. 9, 2019 |

As ISQua Emerging Leader, I have been at The Danish Institute for Quality and Accreditation in Healthcare (IKAS) for a two-day study visit. I had the pleasure to be hosted by IKAS during the 20th and 21st of May 2019.

Chile and ISQua

By | Jul. 9, 2019 |

This is my third and final blog on my time in Latin America. I was last in Chile many years ago and was very pleased to conclude my Latin American journey in Santiago. I was invited to speak at the 4th International Congress on Patient Safety in Chile which was organised by the FSP Chile – Fundación para la Seguridad del Paciente and led by Dr Hugo Guajardo Guzmán.

Imagining the future

By | Jul. 4, 2019 |

This is the second of three blogs on my travels to Latin America in late May – early June. The visit to the enchanting city of Cartagena in Colombia, for the Regional ISQua conference, was illuminating. 

 

Data transparency – first step towards quality and safety in health for large and small health services alike

By | Jul. 1, 2019 |

Data collection, timely analysis and reporting back to the health sector in a transparent manner is fundamental to improving quality and safety and to identify system failures when it occurs.

ISQua Podcast Series - Episode 1 - Learning Journeys with Dal Hothi and John Brennan

By | Jun. 28, 2019 |

We were delighted to host Dr Daljit Hothi and Dr John Brennan for the very first episode in the ISQua Podcast series. This podcast is about Learning Journeys which feature as part of this year’s ISQua Conference Programme in Cape Town.

Live webinar on Human Factors & Social Care with Professor Sue Hignett, Dr Thomas Jun & Dr Mike Fray

By | Jun. 28, 2019 |

We're delighted to host Professor Sue Hignett, Dr Thomas Jun and Dr Mike Fray for a live ISQua webinar on Human Factors and Social Care.

Engaging in Brazil

By | Jun. 28, 2019 |

This is the first of three blogs on my travels to Latin America in late May – early June.

 

My visit to Latin America started in Sao Paulo, where I presented at ACSC, and the CBEX Symposium, followed by sessions at CISS 2019 (International Congress of Health Services) and the IBES event, which were both part of the 2019 Hospitalar Fair (International Trade Fair).

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