ResearchPad - frontiers-improve https://www.researchpad.co Default RSS Feed en-us © 2020 Newgen KnowledgeWorks <![CDATA[Quality &amp; Safety in the time of Coronavirus—Design Better, Learn Faster]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/elastic_article_12273 The COVID-19 pandemic has required health systems to change much faster than normal. Many staff have experienced training in quality improvement and patient safety methods which can be used to support the design of new systems and to accelerate learning about new and adapted practices. This article sets out the principles of quality improvement and patient safety science, applying them in a selection of approaches, methods and tools which may be useful in crisis situations such as the current pandemic. The article also makes reference to several resources which may be of use to those keen to advance their knowledge.

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<![CDATA[Climate change, environmental sustainability and health care quality]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/Nabdb3819-3ac1-47d0-89f9-d8b973adec18 The challenges for health care continue to grow and in the 21st century healthcare policymakers and providers will need to respond to the developing impact of global warming and the environmental impact of healthcare service delivery. This cannot be viewed apart from the current Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, which is likely to be linked to the climate crisis.

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