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.

ISQua support of the Astana Declaration

By | Oct. 24, 2018 |

The world came together for two days in Astana, Kazakhstan, at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care (From Alma-Ata towards Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals) to renew a commitment to primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals. The Conference was held at the Palace of Independence and co-hosted by the Government of Kazakhstan, WHO and UNICEF.

 

WHO Technical Series on Safer Primary Care

By | Oct. 24, 2018 |

This week at the 40th anniversary of the Declaration of Alma-Ata, the world will assemble at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care, Astana, to recommit to strengthening primary health care for achieving universal health coverage. Safe primary care is key to the attainment of Health for All, with safety being essential to make universal health coverage effective; because even when care is available, quality problems are widespread and take various forms.

 

Global Framework for Development and Stewardship to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

By | Oct. 22, 2018 |

The goal of the Global Framework for Development and Stewardship to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance (the Framework) is to promote and protect the health of humans, animals, plants and to protect the environment in recognition of their interconnection under the One Health approach.

Building the App Store for Health with Dr Kenneth Mandl

By | Oct. 22, 2018 |

We were delighted to host Dr Ken Mandl for his first live webinar for ISQua on the topic of Building the App Store for Health.

White Paper on Human Factors for Health & Social Care

By | Sep. 18, 2018 |

The Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors is launching the White Paper on 'Human Factors for Health & Social Care' at the Royal Society of Medicine, London on 4th October 2018.

We signed The #QiComms Charter, have you?

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

ISQua was one of the first organisations to sign the #QiComms Charter.

 

The #QiComms Charter invites all quality improvement leaders across the world to recognise the strategic place that communication plays in improvement and take steps to integrate it into their work.

ISQua's Terminology Principles

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

 It has been evident to ISQua’s Accreditation Council (AC), for some time, that different terms, language and wording is used in the field of external evaluation and that even within the AC, members each define the terms used differently.

 

ISQua's Declaration on Patient Safety

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

Of all the domains of quality in healthcare, patient safety is the one that transcends every aspect of a persons journey in healthcare.

Wendy Nicklin Receives HealthCareCAN’S Prestigious Legacy of Leadership Award

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

June 5, 2018 (St. John’s) – HealthCareCAN is proud to announce Wendy Nicklin, as the recipient of its 2018 Legacy of Leadership award for her decades of service to the health of Canadians in various leadership roles.

CEO Update July 2018

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

We are now over half way through the year and moving closer and closer to our annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur in September.

Making a real difference: The challenge in improving quality in healthcare

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

Read the exclusive interview with ISQua's CEO, Dr Peter Lachman, in the latest edition of the ITAES - Instituto Técnico para la Acreditación de Establecimientos de Salud Magazine.

Salzburg Global Seminar Session 565—‘Better Health Care: how do we learn about improvement?’

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

A recently published IJQHC supplement describes the results and conclusions reached after deliberations at the Salzburg Global Seminar—Session 565 on ‘Better Health Care: How do we learn about improvement?’.

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