Publications

11 Jul 2013

This report features a thorough overview of healthcare interoperability standards in Ireland and elsewhere. These standards allow health information to be shared electronically to help patients and health professionals make decisions based on the best available information.

14 Feb 2013

This updated report provides additional clarity on some elements of key performance indicators. KPIs promote accountability to service users, by facilitating comparisons with other organisations, and to stated objectives or targets of an organisation. The original document was published in September 2010.

2 Nov 2012

This document outlines the Authority’s monitoring approach and includes some reference documents as appendices, including monitoring assessment sample documents such as the document and data required, the on-site agenda and the on-site observation tools.

5 Oct 2012

This updated report provides additional clarity on technical elements of key performance indicators. The Authority’s report outlines time-based pre-hospital emergency response time targets for patients with emergency conditions. The original document was published in January 2011.

26 Sep 2012

This Guidance is designed to complement the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare. It aims to provide a common understanding on how the National Standards apply across all healthcare services and facilitates service providers in understanding and adopting them

13 Sep 2012

This guidance is aimed at helping healthcare professionals to improve how the health service handles patient information, and it provides practical examples on how to help prevent breaches from happening.

26 Jun 2012

These standards are immensely important for patients, placing them at the heart of the care process. They are aimed at protecting patients and improving services, and will form the basis for future licensing of all healthcare facilities in Ireland.

26 Oct 2011

This document outlines the criteria for developing high-quality clinical guidelines.

26 October 2011: Statement of Outcomes

9 Sep 2011

This document has been developed to provide further information in relation to HIQA’s process for undertaking this investigation into The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin Incorporating the National Children’s Hospital (AMNCH) for patients who require acute admission.

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