Utilising real time data in healthcare

Jul 26, 2021

Introduction “Accurate, relevant and timely data is essential in order to deliver services and improve health and social care.” HIQA 2018 One of the most fundamental goals of…

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Job Opportunity: Office Administrator

Jul 21, 2021

Reporting to: Director of Corporate Services Responsibilities of Administrator: Please note this is an entry level position and salary is reflective of this. Office Administration Operating the switch…

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Focus areas for building an effective Governance function

Jun 28, 2021

Introduction HIQA often note that they believe that there is a clear link between good governance and better outcomes for service users. The Chief Inspector of Social Services…

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Webinar: Internal Quality and Safety Audit

Jun 24, 2021

Each month HCI hold a complementary webinar for nursing homes hosted by one of HCI’s Quality and Safety Specialists. This month’s webinar was hosted by Oonagh Gilvarry, Chief Technical Officer…

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Supporting Clinical Governance in Telehealth

Jun 21, 2021

Introduction It is evident that COVID-19 has had a profound impact on our health service. One of the biggest changes since the start of the pandemic is the…

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Why is Risk Management so important?

Jun 16, 2021

Introduction Risk management is a means of identifying, assessing, prioritising and controlling risks across an organisation. It is a key element of good governance and underpins the ability…

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Job Opportunity: Quality & Safety Specialist

Jun 10, 2021

HCI is a professional services provider of patient safety, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement intelligence and support to health and social care organisations. Reporting to the Director of…

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Erisbeg invests in HCI

Jun 9, 2021

HCI is delighted to announce that following a significant investment from Erisbeg we look forward to increasing our growth and expansion both in Ireland and international markets.  Both…

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The Benefits and Barriers of Internal Quality Audits

Jun 9, 2021

Introduction In HCI’s research paper “The Healthcare System: Will We Ever Learn? – A Review of the Common Themes arising from UK and Ireland Healthcare Inquiries”, HCI found that audit was one of the common themes…

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HCI publishes Research Paper The Healthcare System: Will We Ever Learn?

Jun 2, 2021

On the release of the HIQA Patient Safety Investigation Report arising from the death of 31 year old Savita Halappanavar in 2013, HIQA’s then Director of Regulation, Phelim…

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