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ISQua's 29th International Conference is almost here!
Acting CEO's Report
Ghana
Social Care for Older Persons (SIG:QSCOP).
ISQua’s Fellowship Programme
ISQua Knowledge Comes To Dublin
Be Part of The Story Of the ISQua Conference 2012
The Official ISQua Conference App
The Validation Panel
Ready, Steady, Geneva 2012!
How GS1 Standards Can Support Patient Safety And Efficiency In The Healthcare Sector
“How Do We Ensure Quality And Safety From New Technology?”
Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) – USAID’s new flagship global initiative for improving health care
Congratulations!
Institute of Communication and Health, University of Lugano
HCAC Second Quality Health Care Conferece & Exhibition 2012
Peter Carter's Blog - 'From Little Things Big Things Grow'
ISQua Welcomes Two New Staff Members
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ISQua's 29th International Conference is almost here!
by Caroline Jago
 
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It’s a new month and that means ISQua's 29th International Conference is nearly upon us. We think it's going to be the biggest and most exciting Conference to date. 

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Governance
Acting CEO's Report
by Peter Carter
 
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For most of its history ISQua has had four ‘flagship’ activities: the Annual International Conference; The International Journal for Quality in Health Care; The International Accreditation Programme; and Membership (although providing advice and guidance on safety and quality right across the globe has also been a constant activity).

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Regional Meetings
Ghana
by Triona Fortune
 
Ghana

ISQua, in collaboration with the Ghana Health Services, Ghana Ministry of Health and University Research Co., will host a two day regional meeting in Accra, Ghana in February 2013. The theme of this meeting is 'Strengthening Health Systems Through Quality Improvement; How to make patient care more effective and efficient'.

 

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SIG
Social Care for Older Persons (SIG:QSCOP).
by Mark Brandon

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Fellowship
ISQua’s Fellowship Programme
by Sinead McArdle
 
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Join our Fellowship Programme to enhance your professional development and to share your accomplishments with the International Healthcare Community.

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ISQua Knowledge Portal
ISQua Knowledge Comes To Dublin
by Janine Hewitt
 
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ISQua Knowledge has been very social over the past few months. Our social media series with Carolyn Der Vartanian launched in August with Basics course packed with information about the history, opportunities and principles for using social media, particularly in healthcare. 

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Be Part of The Story Of the ISQua Conference 2012
by Caroline Jago
 
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At this year's Conference we plan to launch our brand new ISQua website. Make sure you check out 'Storify', a live feed on the site, to gain privileged access, insights and a total overview of all the goings-on before and during the Conference.

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The Official ISQua Conference App
by Caroline Jago
 
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The Official ISQua Conference App is accessible from all devices with an Internet browser: smartphones, tablets, laptops and even desktops.

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International Accreditation Programme (IAP) Update
The Validation Panel
by Stephen Clark
 
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Stephen Clark, CEO at QIP/AGPAL, runs us through the provision of an accreditation award through ISQua’s International Accreditation Program (IAP), how it involves a series of activities, each of which makes a unique contribution to the credibility and integrity of the award and how the work of the Validation Panel is one of these activities.

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29th International Conference
Ready, Steady, Geneva 2012!
by Eadin Murphy
 
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We have reached the final sprint for Geneva 2012 and the last plans are being put into place. It is exciting times for ISQua with new programmes being launched at this year’s conference and so many inspiring presentations planned from both experts in their field and new up and coming leaders.

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Sponsor Articles
How GS1 Standards Can Support Patient Safety And Efficiency In The Healthcare Sector
by Jim Bracken
 
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Whilst the delivery of healthcare services is primarily about the skills and commitment of dedicated clinical staff it is also dependent on the timely availability of accurate information to ensure patients are treated in a safe manner. 

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Publications
“How Do We Ensure Quality And Safety From New Technology?”
by Guy Maddern
 
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Artificial Heart

The 2013 ISQua meeting will again see involvement of health technology assessment (HTA) through a workshop entitled “How do we ensure quality and safety from new technology?”   This will have a mainly surgical focus however will be of value to all working in the acute care sector.

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Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) – USAID’s new flagship global initiative for improving health care
by M. Rashad Massoud, Nana Mensah-Abrampah, Kate Fatta
 
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Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project is a new five-year $185M global initiative supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development.

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IAP Awards
Congratulations!
by Sinead McArdle
 
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The following awards were approved by the ISQua Board and are effective from September 2012 - August 2016. 

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Forthcoming Conferences & Programmes
Institute of Communication and Health, University of Lugano
 
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The University of Lugano’s Institute of Communication and Health is organizing an international, interdisciplinary conference on 'Communicating Medical Error', (COME). It will take place on March 18-22, 2013 on Monte Verità in Ascona, Switzerland.

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HCAC Second Quality Health Care Conferece & Exhibition 2012
 
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Prestigious quality health care event to take place from November 19–21, 2012 in Hyatt Amman Hotel, Amman, Jordan.

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ISQua Staff
Peter Carter's Blog - 'From Little Things Big Things Grow'
by Caroline Jago
 
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Check out Peter Carter’s (Acting CEO of ISQua) new blog, ‘From Little Things Big Things Grow’.

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ISQua Welcomes Two New Staff Members
by Triona Fortune
 
Jo Burke, Education Resource Officer
Jo Burke, Education Resource Officer

We extend a warm welcome to Ann Marie O’Brien and Jo Burke, two new members to join the ISQua team. Here, we provide a little background on them both.

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