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Health Information and Quality Authority. (2015) Linking learning to National Standards. How recommendations from previous HIQA investigation, statutory inquiry and review reports (2009–2015) relate to specific National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare. Dublin: Health Information and Quality Authority.

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This is new guidance to help hospitals and healthcare providers improve quality and safety by linking recommendations — from previous HIQA investigations and reviews into healthcare services — with National Standards that they are expected to meet.

Findings included:
• 22 recommendations in all seven reports relating to the importance of the correct model of care (this represented 9% of all 232 recommendations)
• 14 recommendations relating to the importance of integrated care
• 40 recommendations were about the need for formalised accountability and governance arrangements
• 14 recommendations relating to management arrangements and eight linked to workforce competencies.
• 16 recommendations in four reports related to evidence-based healthcare
• 16 recommendations relating to standards on monitoring effectiveness of care
• 14 recommendations on systematic monitoring arrangements for identifying and acting on opportunities to improve care
• 19 recommendations in all seven reports relating to the standard on acting on recommendations of investigations.


Date:July 2015
Pages:38 p.
Publisher:Health Information and Quality Authority
Corporate Creators:Health Information and Quality Authority
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Subjects:J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care delivery
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care administration > Health care quality control
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Organisational development
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Programme planning, implementation, and evaluation > Quality standards
N Communication, information and education > Information transfer > Information transfer from research to practice
R Research > Research outcome > Policy implications of research
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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