Leveraging the full value and impact of accreditation

Leveraging the full value and impact of accreditation

Authors: Wendy Nicklin, Triona Fortune, Paul van Ostenberg, Elaine O'Connor, Nicola McCauley
Providing high-quality and safe patient care is a challenge in the current rapidly changing and complex health care environment. A variety of independent tools and methodologies contribute to this effort...

Accreditation in 2030

Accreditation in 2030

Authors: Wendy Nicklin, Carsten Engel, Jacqui Stewart
With the rapid acceleration of changes being experienced throughout the world and in particular within health and health and social care, accreditation programmes must keep pace or go the way of the dinosaur...

COVID-19: patient safety and quality improvement skills to deploy during the surge

COVID-19: patient safety and quality improvement skills to deploy during the surge

Authors: Anthony Staines, Rene Amalberti, Donald M Berwick, Jeffrey Braithwaite, Peter Lachman, Charles A Vincent
The authors suggest a five-step strategy and actions through which Patient Safety and Quality Improvement staff can meaningfully contribute during a pandemic by employing their core skills to support patients, staff and organizations.

Comparison of health service accreditation programs in low- and middle-income countries with those in higher income countries: a cross-sectional study

Comparison of health service accreditation programs in low- and middle-income countries with those in higher income countries: a cross-sectional study

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Charles D. Shaw[1], Max Moldovan, David Greenfield, Reece Hinchcliff, Virginia Mumford, Marie Brunn Kristensen, Johanna Westbrook, Wendy Nicklin, Triona Fortune and Stuart Whittaker. (October 30, 2012)