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.

Webinar Recording: COVID19 - The New Normal - Professor Walter Ricciardi

By | Apr. 1, 2020 |

Professor Walter Ricciardi, coordinator of the Italian Scientific Committee for COVID19 joined us on 1st April for ISQua's COVID-19 Webinar series and spoke on the current epidemic, its effect on the healthcare system and looking to the future.

COVID19 - Posts from the front line: Safety comes first, especially in times of crisis

By | Mar. 31, 2020 |

In this very difficult moment, where we are trying our best to support our healthcare system, and especially the clinicians at the sharp end, we would like to share what we are experiencing and a bit of the knowledge related to the way we are facing this situation.


By | Mar. 27, 2020 |

Practical front line messages, devoid of the complexity of guidelines.

New: Version 2.0 is now available

Novità: la versione 2 è ora disponibile in italiano

COVID-19: ISQua Comunidad Latinoamericana de Práctica se ejecuta en asociación con el Consorcio Latinoamericano de Calidad y Seguridad en Salud

By | Mar. 25, 2020 |

Frente a los desafíos que el COVID-19 nos plantea, los invitamos a una reunión especial COPLAC. Nos acompañarán los Dres Viviana Rodriguez, Rodrigo Poblete y Simón Fernandez Nievas.

Webinar Recording: The COVID-19 Response in Italy: Learning from the front line

By | Mar. 24, 2020 |

On 24th March, Dr Francesco Venneri joined use to share his experience of the response to COVID-19 in Italy from the perspective of his involvement as both a clinical risk manager and as an emergency front line worker

Health System Recovery Lessons from the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa with Dr Edward Kelley

By | Mar. 24, 2020 |

In August 2016 we recorded a webinar with  Dr Edward Kelley, PhD, Director, Department of Service Delivery and Safety, WHO; Prof Benedetta Allegranzi, MD, DTM&H, Coordinator, a.i. Infection Prevention and Control Global Unit, Department of Safety Delivery and Service, WHO; and Dr Shams B. Syed, Coordinator, Universal Health Coverage and Quality Unit, Department of Service Delivery and Safety, WHO.

COVID19 - Posts from the front line: Francesco Venneri, M.D., Florence, Italy

By | Mar. 23, 2020 |

I am speaking to all of you from the front line here in Italy, mainly in Florence Tuscany. As you all may know, I am a surgeon and emergency physician and, since 2002, the Clinical Risk Manager for the Florence Healthcare Trust. When the COVID-19 outbreak occurred I felt the necessity to go back to front line and help my collegues, nurses and intensivits, and other specialties to treat the enormous amount of COVD-19 positive symptomatic patients in very severe conditions needing invasive ventilation and/or supported by NIV or CPAP procedures.

Together we are stronger - Statement from ISQua's President

By | Mar. 23, 2020 |

During this unprecedented time ISQua remains here for you and continues to share our work and help improve your knowledge and expertise in whatever way we can. To assist you with the latest KNOWLEDGE, we have developed a dedicated COVID-19 Resource Page with information and links.

Update on the Board from the ISQua President

By | Mar. 20, 2020 |

On 12 & 13 March, your ISQua Board held its annual retreat followed by the Board meeting.  I am pleased to summarize our deliberations herewith.

Webinar: Learning from Measurements in Improvement with Helen Crisp

By | Mar. 19, 2020 |

ISQua's Learning about Improvement Community of Practice is delighted to host Helen Crisp for her virtual session on 'Learning from Measurements in Improvement'

Celebrating over 20 years of ISQua Membership!

By | Mar. 13, 2020 |

I first heard of ISQua in 1995 in the framework of its 12th International Conference, when I attended a meeting organized by PAHO and WHO in Saint John's, Newfoundland (Canada), on “Applicability of different Quality Assurance methodologies in developing countries”.

Virtual Information Session: Learn more about ISQua's Fellowship Programme

By | Mar. 13, 2020 |

Are you a healthcare professional who is passionate about improvement? Join us for a live interactive session to learn more about how the Fellowship Programme can help you improve your knowledge, expand your professional network and become confident about implementing improvement.

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