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.

Leveraging Environmental Intelligence, Inspiration, & Creativity

By | Mar. 12, 2020 |

Healthcare organizations are patterns of energy, webs of human conversations and decisions. Think about this reality; relationships and interactions are the ‘genetic code’ of healthcare quality, people are not just individuals but rather individuals standing in the middle of many relationship systems.

ISQua Statement on COVID-19

By | Mar. 11, 2020 |

We are aware of the concerns raised by the Coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19), and our thoughts are with all those, who have been directly affected, in Italy, China, South Korea, and all other affected countries.

Watch Now: Leapfrog to Value: How low- and middle-income countries can embrace value-based care on the path to universal health coverage with Dr Chintan Maru

By | Mar. 11, 2020 |

It was a pleasure to host Dr Chintan Maru, Director at the Global Development Incubator and Executive Director of Leapfrog to Value, as guest presenter for our latest live webinar.

Report from the WHO Global Consultation on Global Patient Safety

By | Mar. 5, 2020 |

In May 2019, WHO approved the resolution on Global Patient Safety Action on Patient Safety in the 73rd WHO Assembly (WHA). This resolution was developed under the strong leadership of Dr Tedros Adahanom Ghebreyesus WHO-DG; R.H. Jeremy Hunt, former Secretary of State for Health, UK; Sir Liam Donaldson, WHO Patient Safety Envoy; and many other passionate leaders through the previous Ministerial Summits on Patient Safety.

Emotional Intelligence, Inspiration and Creativity is Personal

By | Mar. 5, 2020 |

When it comes to emotional intelligence, inspiration, and creativity, people are not robots.

 

People are a system (an individual) living and working within a human system (healthcare organization).

March: Patient Safety Month

By | Mar. 5, 2020 |

For the month of March, the ISQua team will be promoting Patient Safety. 

 

Have a look at the ways that you can learn more about Patient Safety and get involved in the conversation:

 

Webinars / Virtual Coffee Break / Recommended Reading / Joint Statement on Patient Safety / Florence 2020 / Social Media / Message Board

 

Celebrating 20 years of Membership - Haute Autorité de Santé

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

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.

Sustainable Quality Improvement - Emotion, Inspiration, and Creativity

By | Feb. 27, 2020 |

Quality is made up of interconnecting circles of complex activity; however, we are conditioned to see and think in quality straight lines. What we see depends on what we are prepared to see. Without exploring assumptions, healthcare organizations will be held hostage to indifference to quality failure and will be unable to reach quality improvement potential.

Live webinar: Leapfrog to Value: How low- and middle-income countries can embrace value-based care on the path to universal health coverage with Dr Chintan Maru

By | Feb. 21, 2020 |

We are delighted to welcome Dr Chintan Maru, Director at the Global Development Incubator and Executive Director of Leapfrog to Value, as guest presenter for our next live webinar on 11 March 2020.

Why should you apply for the 2020 Lucian Leape Patient Safety Fellowship?

By | Feb. 17, 2020 |

Applications for the 2020 Lucian Leape Patient Safety Fellowship are now being accepted. We asked our 2019 recipient, Dr Subhrojyoti Bhowmick, to share his opinion of the Fellowship, and the value he has gained from it.

Watch Now: Accreditation as a driver of improvement and knowledge transfer with Dr Carsten Engel

By | Feb. 14, 2020 |

It was a pleasure to host Dr Carsten Engel, ISQua Expert and world expert in accreditaton and external evaluation, for a live webinar on Accreditation as a driver of improvement and knowledge transfer.

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