Strategies to Engage Patients for Safer Healthcare

“Engaging Patients for Patient Safety” The theme for World Patient Safety Day 2023 is a recognition of the crucial roles patients and families play in improving the quality and safety of care. It is a call to action to promote … Read More

Integrating Quality, Safety and Risk Management in Healthcare

To deliver safer and better care, healthcare providers will need to adopt proactive risk management, system-wide thinking, process digitalisation, effective data monitoring and a culture of continuous improvements By: Tan Hak Yek, Founder and CEO of QUASR and GRC Partners … Read More

Creating a Culture of Healthcare Worker Safety: A Strategic Imperative

A Hazardous Workplace Healthcare workers are at higher risk for workplace injury and illness compared to those working in construction, manufacturing, or transportation sectors. That is according to the US Bureau of Labour Statistics on non-fatal injuries and illness by … Read More

The Importance of Near Miss Reporting in Healthcare

You didn’t see it coming Imagine your hospital had just encountered its first case of wrong-site surgery. As the Quality and Patient Safety Manager, you were utterly shocked and in disbelief. How could this have happened? After all, Surgical Safety … Read More