In our evermore complex, interconnected world, with health systems undergoing new challenges and stresses, risk management in the healthcare industry has never been more important. Three ISO standards play a significant role in matching clinical quality with patient safety and best practice, helping not only to deal with risks but also to prevent them in the first place.
This issue provides updates on developments in the health sector and is a vital source of information about the health and healthcare industry.
With its focus on driving quality and improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness, it undoubtedly speaks to the most pressing issue of our time. Inside this edition, you’ll find out about the continuous technological developments in healthcare which have saved countless lives and improved the quality of life for even more, from safe syringes and injections to risk management and health records.
Whether you are being admitted to the hospital, getting medical treatment or simply doing your annual check-up, take a look at some of the specific ways ISO standards are changing healthcare for the better.
“Global annual health spending reached USD 7.077 trillion in 2015.
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