BMJ shares knowledge and expertise to improve healthcare outcomes. We publish one of the world’s most cited general medical journals, The BMJ, alongside 70 specialty journals.
We also produce e-learning modules, events and clinical decision support tools that help healthcare professionals improve the quality of healthcare delivery.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
For more than 25 years, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has used improvement science to sustain better outcomes in health and health systems across the world. IHI brings awareness of safety and quality to millions, catalyzes learning and the systematic improvement of care, develops solutions to previously intractable challenges, and mobilizes health systems, communities, regions, and nations to reduce harm and deaths. IHI works in collaboration with the growing IHI community to spark bold, inventive ways to improve the health of individuals and populations. IHI generates optimism, harvests fresh ideas, and supports anyone, anywhere who wants to profoundly change health and health care for the better.
RLDatix is on a mission to change healthcare. We help organisations drive safer, more efficient care by providing governance, risk and compliance tools that drive overall improvement and safety. Our suite of cloud-based software helps organisations report on adverse events, reduce healthcare-acquired infections and ensure patient safety learnings are implemented across the continuum of care. With over 3,000 customers in 19 countries, RLDatix software protects hundreds of millions of patients around the world.
The Commonwealth Fund
The Commonwealth Fund was established in 1918 with the broad charge to enhance the common good.
Today, the mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, and people of color.
The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. An international program in health policy is designed to stimulate innovative policies and practices in the United States and other industrialized countries.
Virginia Mason Institute
Partnership and support tailored to your needs
Virginia Mason Institute’s mission is to partner with healthcare leaders and systems to relentlessly pursue best-in-class organisational excellence. To achieve this we provide bespoke support to create, accelerate, and sustain a culture of continuous improvement. Whether you are just getting started on an improvement journey, facing a significant challenge, or looking for a comprehensive system-wide transformation, we have the experience and proven models and methods to help you achieve meaningful and sustainable change.
We specialise in:
– Coaching and advising
– Training and facilitation
– Keynote speaking
– Immersive experiences
GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit, international organisation that develops global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply chains across industries. The GS1 system of standards is the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world. GS1 is driven by close to two million user companies, which execute more than six billion transactions daily in 150 countries using GS1 standards. GS1 has local Member Organisations in 115 countries. The use of our standards in healthcare increases patient safety, drives supply chain efficiencies and improves the traceability of medicines and implants.
HSCQI and HSE
HSCQI is Northern Ireland’s Quality Improvement and Innovation movement for Health and Social Care (HSC). HSCQI is a regional network of improvers and innovators across Northern Ireland that is facilitating and supporting quality improvement across the region’s Health and Social Care system. The network is developing QI skills and capacity and is working in partnership with a number of organisations locally, nationally and internationally to expand QI knowledge and collaboration in our region.
The National Quality Improvement (QI) Team of the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland works in partnership with people to lead innovation and lasting QI to achieve better and safer care. Improving quality of care is a valued responsibility of staff and organisations within the Irish Healthcare System and this is reflected in the many improvement activities undertaken by different local and national teams. Continually committing to and delivering on this responsibility can be an everyday challenge for frontline teams. The National QI Team seeks to support teams to make sustainable improvements by championing, partnering, enabling and demonstrating QI.
A more engaged workforce leads to better patient outcomes and improved performance. ImproveWell is a digital solution focused on Quality Improvement (QI) which empowers frontline staff to drive change. ImproveWell has three core feedback systems: staff can share theme-based improvement ideas; staff can share how their day at work is going, helping organisations track workforce sentiment; and staff can complete bespoke pulse surveys. An intelligent data dashboard allows programme leads to capture real-time data, prioritise QI efforts, measure change and publish reports, completing the feedback loop. From the ward to the board, everyone can make suggestions to improve their workplace.
International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare
Now in its 25th year, the International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is one of the world’s largest meetings for healthcare professionals in quality improvement and patient safety. The International Forum supports and energises the movement for healthcare improvement and connects healthcare leaders and practitioners worldwide to improve outcomes for patients and communities.
Visit us on our stand to find out more about the upcoming International Forums in New Delhi and Sydney this year and in London next year.
Joint Commission International
Joint Commission International (JCI) strives to improve patient safety and quality of health care in the international community by offering education, publications, advisory services, and international accreditation and certification. In more than 100 countries, JCI partners with hospitals, clinics, and academic medical centers, health systems and agencies, government ministries, academia, and international advocates to promote rigorous standards of care and to provide solutions for achieving peak performance.
Over 1,000+ public and private health care organizations in 70+ countries have earned the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval® as proof of JCI accreditation. JCI’s accreditation program was developed by international experts and sets uniform and rigorous though achievable expectations for structures, processes, and outcomes for health care organizations. Visit our website for more details.
Improve your quality metrics and drive the ROI of improvement work with Life QI. The all-in-one improvement platform, used by healthcare organizations around the world to run and track QI projects. Capture and report on all your improvement projects in real-time. Streamline data collection and sharing across your Collaborative. Facilitate QI training and learning projects. It’s where people improve healthcare, together.
MEG Support Tools
MEG is a digital Quality Management System for healthcare organisations, helping them efficiently manage and implement governance for quality and patient safety.
The easy-to-use, integrated software modules help drive a culture of quality improvement and monitor compliance hospital-wide: Auditing, Incident Reporting and Risk Management, Document Management.
Highly-configurable, users customise MEG to suit their specific operational needs:
– Digitised and automated workflows (for audits and inspections, JCI tracers, incident reporting and action plans).
– Mobile access (to clinical & accreditation guidelines, policies, document management).
– Detailed insights dashboards (hospital-wide performance, real-time updates and automated reporting).
MEG is currently in operation in hospitals across Europe, the Middle East and Australia with multi-language support.
Our aim is a Scotland with high quality services, which focus on prevention, early intervention and supported self-management.
People in Scotland are living longer. That is to be celebrated, but brings more complex health challenges. We’re responding to those challenges through innovative, sustained approaches, which focus on better care, better health and better value. Reforming primary care, adult social care, and public health all have a role to play along with a continued focus on integrating health and social care, improving access to services and transforming mental health services. Our quality ambitions for safe, effective and person-centred care continue to guide our work.
Visit Stand 13 to find out how the Scottish Government, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and NHS Education for Scotland support NHSScotland and its partners to meet these challenges and deliver the highest quality care.
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QTracer develops and provides improvement software to the world’s best-known hospitals, focusing exclusively on real-life performance measurement and feedback to learn and improve quality and safety of care. We enable healthcare organizations to streamline processes, reduce costs, and improve performance, all while staying within the bounds of quality standards and patient safety concerns. Our app helps you “track and trace” quality standards, processes and systems, making this real-time performance tangible and visible. QTracer’s compelling way of team working encourages people to collaborate and being proactive, helping professionals to become more engaged – all building blocks for creating a culture of quality.
The five Regions of Denmark
Learn about Denmark’s success in abolishing its accreditation programme in hospitals nationwide. Five years on, outstanding results have emerged. A learning and trust-based approach to quality improvement is now used to create care and treatment of the highest quality.
The five regions of Denmark work collaboratively using the new framework of quality in healthcare. Common goals and clinical data underpin the significant improvements, achieved through better management, education and targeted partnerships.
As a guest you’ll have the opportunity to hear about our excellent results and meet the everyday heroes. Join us to share knowledge and expertise with peers in Denmark!
The Health Foundation
The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.
Our aim is a healthier population, supported by high quality health care that can be equitably accessed. From giving grants to those working at the front line to carrying out research and policy analysis, we shine a light on how to make successful change happen. We use what we know works on the ground to inform effective policymaking and vice versa.
We believe good health and health care are key to a flourishing society. Through sharing what we learn, collaborating with others and building people’s skills and knowledge, we aim to make a difference and contribute to a healthier population.
The Region of Southern Denmark
The Region of Southern Denmark’s core assignments are divided into four main areas:
– Social services and Special education
– Regional Development
The most important task of the Region of Southern Denmark is to operate the healthcare services in Southern Denmark. The Region also handles assignments in the field of social services, and in relation to both children and adults with disabilities. Finally, the Region is responsible for assuring and coordinating development in Southern Denmark.
The Region handles many of its assignments in close interaction with the 22 local authorities it comprises and works closely with the business community, labour market parties and knowledge and education institutions.
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Now in our sixth century, we are proud of where we are and what we have achieved. RCSEd embraces the complete surgical team and beyond, with faculties dedicated to the advancement and support of surgical trainers, perioperative practitioners, dentistry and dental trainers, pre-hospital care delivery, remote and rural healthcare, sport and exercise medicine and more. With our membership approaching 26,000 in over 100 countries, we are an international organisation. Our reputation as a friendly and approachable College is one of the main reasons that we are the College of choice for professionals around the globe, as is our renowned reputation for excellence in standards.
The University of Edinburgh – MSc in Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors
MSc in Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors is a three-year part-time online MSc that aims to support any graduate health care professionals (ranging from nurses to surgeons and anaesthetists) in using evidence-based tools and techniques to improve the reliability and safety of everyday health care systems and processes. For more information, please visit our website.