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Expires 31st January 2018
Expires 31st January 2018
New Year Sponsorship Offer - 10% Off!

We're offering a 10% discount on all exhibition, sponsorship and advertising options for ISQua's 35th International Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Take advantage of this unrivalled gathering of key decision makers to enhance your company profile, or launch a new product or service. 

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Renew your Membership & Fellowship for 2018

Start the new year right - renew your Membership for 2018! We hope that you enjoy the benefits of membership with ISQua and hope that you continue with us in 2018. 

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Closes on 12th February 2018
Closes on 12th February 2018
Call for Papers - #ISQua2018

Having your work featured at the annual ISQua conference is an unrivalled chance to have key decision makers in health and social care consider your work and for you to make important connections with your peers.

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Patients react better when doctors imply uncertainty, rather than state it directly
by Oxford University Press

Choice of words might matter when doctors communicate uncertainty of diagnosis to their patients. A paper published in the International Journal for Quality in Health Care shows that the parents of pediatric patients may react more negatively to doctors who communicate uncertainty of diagnosis explicitly, such as directly stating they are unsure, as compared to doctors who use implicit language, such as discussing "most likely" diagnosis or providing several possible diagnoses under consideration.

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INCLUSIVE HEALTHCARE: AKAZ has started ISOSI pilot project in Sarajevo General Hospital
by AKAZ - Agencija za kvalitet i akreditaciju u zdravstvu u FBiH

The prim. Dr Abdullah Nakas General Hospital in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) is the first health institution in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina to start implementing the Inclusive Standards for Disabled Persons (ISOSI). This pilot project is being carried out in cooperation with the FBiH Agency for Quality and Accreditation (AKAZ), a member of ISQua. The standards will establish a higher level of quality and accessibility for patients/service users with disabilities in the hospital.

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Dr. Sajid Ahmed, FISQua
Dr. Sajid Ahmed, FISQua
ISQua Fellowship Internship with AGPAL/QIP

Dr. Sajid Ahmed was selected as one of the four International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) interns after a global competition in 2017. The ISQua Fellowship Internship program was launched in 2015. It offers the selected ISQua interns an opportunity to spend about two weeks with a leading organization in health care quality and safety, gain experience from the way in which the organization works and expand their network.

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Nominations Solicited for 2018 Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs)
HAL Career Achievement Prize of $20,000 (USD)

The Health Assessment Lab (HAL) are seeking nominations for the 2018 Health Assessment Lab/Medical Outcomes Trust* John Ware and Alvin Tarlov Career Achievement Prize in Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs), which includes a $20,000 honorarium. The successful recipient of the prize will be announced and honoured at ISQua's annual conference.

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2nd March 2018, Dublin, Ireland
2nd March 2018, Dublin, Ireland
Quality in Healthcare Summit: Leading for quality in changing times
ISQua's 1st European Regional Conference

We have joined forces with the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) to create an unmissable event for anyone who wants to improve the health system they work in. This Quality in Healthcare Summit & ISQua's 1st European Regional Conference takes place on Friday 2 March 2018 in the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland.

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1st - 2nd November 2018, Bogota, Colombia
1st - 2nd November 2018, Bogota, Colombia
Healthcare Advancement Conference 2018 (HAC2018)

The HAC2018 is a biennial conference co-organized by ISQua and the Florida International University Board of Trustees, on behalf of the Robert Stempe College of Public Health and Social Work at Florida International University (FIU-SCPH) that will discuss the new challenges in healthcare quality and risk management in Latin America.

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10th - 12th October 2018, Brisbane, Australia
10th - 12th October 2018, Brisbane, Australia
IHF 42nd World Hospital Congress
INNOVATE | INTEGRATE | INSPIRE How can healthcare evolve to meet 21st century demands?

The World Hospital Congress is a unique opportunity to share your projects and best practice solutions with leaders of health service delivery organizations from around the world. The IHF Congress will take place from 10-12 October 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.

 

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19th - 21st February 2018, Durban, South Africa
19th - 21st February 2018, Durban, South Africa
IHI Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare
19th - 21st February 2018, Durban, South Africa

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 1st Annual Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care will take place in the Durban Conference Center (Durban, South Africa) from 19th - 21st February 2018. 

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In this issue
New year with ISQua
New Year Sponsorship Offer - 10% Off!
Renew your Membership & Fellowship for 2018
Call for Papers - #ISQua2018
Patients react better when doctors imply uncertainty, rather than state it directly
INCLUSIVE HEALTHCARE: AKAZ has started ISOSI pilot project in Sarajevo General Hospital
ISQua Fellowship Internship with AGPAL/QIP
Nominations Solicited for 2018 Patient Reported Outcomes Measures (PROMs)
Quality in Healthcare Summit: Leading for quality in changing times
Healthcare Advancement Conference 2018 (HAC2018)
IHF 42nd World Hospital Congress
IHI Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare
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