Publications

12 Sep 2013

This is the third Corporate Plan of the Health Information and Quality Authority. It has been developed at a time when there are major plans for the reform of the health service and as such, it heralds an important time for the Authority as we take on new functions and plan for others into the future.

1 Aug 2013

This National Standard will provide guidance to hospital staff on the specific information they need to include on discharge summaries after an inpatient stay, making the patient’s transition back to the community smoother, safer and more efficient.

25 Jul 2013

This report reviews the findings of inspections carried out in 2012 in HSE run children's residential centres and foster care services.

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.

26 Jun 2013

The Authority conducted a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence on the use of IPC treatment for people with severe peripheral arterial disease who are not candidates for revascularisation via angioplasty or surgical intervention.

14 May 2013

This document provides those involved in national data collections with advice on the best way to collect and use healthcare generated data. It incorporates national and international evidence and promotes a practice that is up to date, effective and works towards greater consistency.

14 May 2013

These standards set out what a good quality, safe residential service for people with disabilities should be. They include separate sections for children with disabilities and adults with disabilities, describing how safe and effective care can be provided.

9 May 2013

This report provides a timely overview of the work undertaken by the Authority during 2012.

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