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.

Farewell to Triona

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

Triona Fortune

The ISQua Staff & Board wished a sad goodbye this week to Triona Fortune, who's leaving us after almost a decade.

CEO Update May 2017

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

I have now been at ISQua as CEO for the past year and it is hard to believe how quickly the time passes. This year has been a learning experience, I've met some amazing people who have come to ISQua to learn about quality and safety.

RCPI/ISQua Leading for Quality in Changing Times

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

On 29th March three of ISQua's Board members - Cliff Hughes, David Bates & Leslee Thompson - and our RCPI/ISQua Quality Improvement Scholar in Residence, Dr John Brennan, joined leaders in healthcare quality improvement to present at Irelands first national conference on 'Leading for Quality in Changing Times' organised by the Royal College of Physicans of Ireland (RCPI) in connection with ISQua.

CEO Update April 2017

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

We ended the month of March with our bi-annual face-to-face meeting of the ISQua Board. A two day agenda was prepared, with the first day allocated to strategy & communication and the second to governance. The face to face meetings are a chance for in depth discussions on the strategic objectives for ISQua.

SafeCare standards re-accredited by ISQua

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

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In sub-Saharan Africa, many health care clinics do not have the resources to apply for or achieve accreditation—resources such as a consistent supply of medication or the infrastructure to keep patient records safe and secure. SafeCare provides these clinics an option

ISQua meeting with Chinese Delegation

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

ISQua was delighted to facilitate a study tour on behalf of the Shanghai Medical Innovation & Development Foundation (SMIDF) Programme to Ireland in February.

A group of five senior officials from four of the top hospitals in China - The First Affiliated Hospital,

CEO Update March 2017

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

The last few weeks at ISQua have been busy as we prepare for the next Board meeting at the end of the month. This is the time of year that the Board gets together to plan the activities for the next few months. A key discussion will be on how we develop the brand of ISQua so that we can continue to grow and develop. We also will have time to address the upcoming challenges we face as we develop our new networks.

Update from the CEO

By | Sep. 7, 2018 |

The new year has come and gone and it has brought much activity in the ISQua office. We have settled into the new surroundings, smaller and more compact, though far more comfortable. And we are in full swing, reflecting, planning and implementing the strategy that defines what we plan to achieve.

NPSF and ISQua Working to Promote Patient Safety at the International Level

By | Sep. 6, 2018 |

National Patient Safety Foundation and International Society for Quality in Health Care Announce Certification Partnership

Meet ISQua's 2018 Emerging Leaders

By | May. 7, 2018 |

We were overwhelmed with the quality of applicants who applied to become ISQua's 2018 Emerging Leader and in the end, it was impossible to choose only one!

In Memory of Dr Charles Bruneau

By | Apr. 12, 2018 |

ISQua was deeply saddened to hear of the recent death of Dr Charles Bruneau.

Dr Bruneau was a physician, trained in Canada, specialised in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

CEO Travels

By | Dec. 7, 2016 |

As a new CEO I have been invited to a number of countries already and the past few months have kept me busy.

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