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What are the main criteria for selecting a quality management system?

Posted by Jens Hooiveld on December 9 2019

The number of quality management software packages available is huge. There are many things you need to take into account in your search for an appropriate quality management system.

The functionality provided varies widely. However, functionality should not be the only driving force when selecting appropriate software. Industry experience, software flexibility, possibilities for integration with other software, configuration management and visibility of management data are equally important when considering the right supplier. But how do you determine the appropriate criteria?

This blog describes the main criteria for selecting a digital quality management system:

  • Industry experience
  • Flexibility
  • Look and feel
  • Reporting: Data visibility
  • Scalability
  • Integration capabilities
  • Implementation
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Topics: reporting data, quality management, software

What is the connection between informed consent and patient/client participation?

Posted by Bianca Beentjes on September 25 2018

This blog describes the essence of patient participation and shows you that informed consent in an important form of patient participation. 

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Topics: communication, incident management, reporting data, quality management, patient participation, healthcare

The pitfalls of quality registrations on paper or spreadsheets

Posted by Bianca Beentjes on February 2 2017

In our previous blog, we discussed the top 5 quality issues nursing homes are dealing with. One of these issues is that many of them still rely on paper or spreadsheets to register incidents.

Despite the digital age we live in, we see this by many relatively small healthcare providers. Registering quality issues on paper or spreadsheets comes with many disadvantages. Much money, time and effort can be saved by using an online quality and risk management solution.

In this blog, we first describe the disadvantages of quality registrations on paper or spreadsheets. Next we describe the advantages of an online quality and risk management system. We understand that most small healthcare providers do not have the resources to afford and maintain a proper online system. But for that we found a unique solution! 

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Topics: reporting data

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