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Quality and safety in radiology

2018 20 Feb

New book to provide a roadmap for optimisation In a soon-to-be released book, experts offer their knowledge and guidance for optimising quality and safety in radiological practice. Summer 2018 will see the release of a monograph edited by Prof. Lluis Donoso Bach and Prof. Giles Boland. Quality and Safety in Imaging provides a roadmap for... Read more

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Quality and safety: the role of the board

2018 20 Feb

A new framework for active involvement A new framework from Health Service Executive supports hospitals in aim to improve care quality and safety. As hospitals try to drive rapid improvement, boards have an opportunity and a responsibility to make better quality of care the organisation’s top priority. This critical partnership between... Read more

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Volume 17 - Issue 5, 2017

2017 09 Nov

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Healthcare risk, quality & safety guidance

2017 09 Nov

Violence in healthcare facilities   In the below summary, ECRI discusses violence in healthcare covering risk factors, assessment of objective indicators, consequences, and strategies for prevention.   Executive summary   Violence is much more common in healthcare than in other industries, and although many violent events in healthcare... Read more

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International Society of Radiology establishes global Quality and Safety Alliance

2016 01 Dec

The International Society of Radiology (ISR) has formally established a new format for its quality and safety activities. The ISR Quality and Safety Alliance (ISRQSA) will act as a convener of and facilitator for continental, regional and national quality and safety campaigns in radiation protection and drive the ISR’s quality and safety agenda. Dr.... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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Quality in Practice: Towards a Patient-Centred View

2016 30 Nov

Professor Guidet has been a university medical professor since 1997. He is a member of the research unit INSERM U1136 at the National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM), the French public organization entirely dedicated to biological, medical and public health research.   Guidet is past President (2008 – 2010) of the French... Read more

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Quality Management: The Role of Intensive Care Registries

2016 30 Nov

To initiate, maintain and advance a quality improvement programme in your intensive care unit consumes large amounts of time and energy. There are many advantages for quality management in joining an intensive care registry; the most important is access to precisely defined data for comparative audit.   Intensive Care Registries   Joint... Read more

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Quality

2016 30 Nov

An emphasis on quality of care has always underpinned healthcare, but in recent years quality measurement has come to the fore, as countries around the world seek to provide the best outcomes for patients while facing ever-increasing healthcare costs. In intensive care, despite the heterogeneity of the patient population, great strides have been made... Read more

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Quality and Safety: What Have We Learned?

2016 04 Oct

Communication is key when it comes to improving quality and safety in intensive care, according to Todd Dorman, President, Society of Critical Care Medicine , and Professor and Vice Chair Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University. “We need to create a culture where mistakes will be identified”, he said. Speaking at the Global Tracheostomy Collective... Read more