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Reflections on ISQua 2016

by Sally Giles, Research Fellow in Core theme

This year’s International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) conference took me to the vibrant city of Tokyo, famous for its incredible technological growth, its seismic activity and geological features. 247 more words

Patient Safety

IT's Role in Continuous Improvement for Healthcare

Back in 2013, Dr. Stefan Larsson of BCG presented a TED Talk on the importance of Continuous Improvement within the Healthcare Sector. He argued that in many countries, hospitals and even individual doctors themselves operate inside of silos. 499 more words

Technology

IHI Framework for Leadership for Improvement

Innovation Series: Seven Leadership Leverage Points for Organization-Level Improvement in Health Care (Second Edition). IHI. 2008

Leadership models and frameworks can provide a roadmap for leaders to think about how to do their work, improve their organizations, learn from improvement projects, and design leadership development programs. 179 more words

Quality And Safety

Performance Improvement Methodology

by Thada Bornstein, MEd, Deputy Training Director, Quality Assurance Project

Performance Improvement (PI) is a methodology for improving the quality of institutional and individual performance. Performance improvement is helping to change the widespread notion that all performance problems are best addressed by training. 237 more words

Quality And Safety

Inspirational by Eddie Docherty

As the new Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Executive Director I’ve now been in post since February 1st. As I write this blog almost exactly 4 months since starting, Id like to use this opportunity to introduce myself to as many staff as possible, and share some of my initial thoughts. 897 more words

Behaviours

Sometimes you can’t see the wood for the trees... by Laura White

In September 2015 when my team and I were at the glittering Excellence in Care Awards ceremony at Easterbrook Hall after being nominated for not one, but two awards, I found myself pondering what it took for us to get from our lowest low to our highest high… 751 more words

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