Standardisation is Innovation…Discuss

Healthcare Improvement Scotland is currently hosting an exciting line up of monthly WebEx sessions presented by an exceptional global faculty. Simply link in for free from your own desk, to learn from national and international leaders in quality improvement.

This month's session is with former Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dr Nirav R Shah for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, Dr Shah is a leader in patient safety and quality, the social determinants of health, and the strategies required to transition to lowercost, patient-centred health care.


He is board-certified in Internal Medicine, is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale School of Medicine, and is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. He has served as a director for public and private institutions, as the chairman of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant review panels, on the editorial boards of medical journals, and published over 100 peer reviewed articles. He advises the US Government on national health priorities and is a member of the External Expert Panel for the Digital Health and Care Strategy for Scotland. He is currently Adjunct Professor at the School of Medicine, Stanford University. 

The session on Thursday 22 February 2018, 4-5pm (UK time) is definitely one not to be missed!

QI Connect is provided in partnership with The Health Foundation as part of their Q initiative which is supported and co-funded by NHS Improvement. Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK.

The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK. NHS Improvement is responsible for overseeing foundation trusts, NHS trusts and independent providers in England.

Upcoming WebEx sessions 

  • Professor Al Mulley: 29 March, 4pm – 5pm 
  • Atul Gawande: 26 April, 4pm – 5pm 
  • Toby Cosgrove: 31 May, 4pm – 5pm 
  • Danielle Martin: 21 June, 4pm – 5pm 
  • Roy Lilley: 27 September, 4pm – 5pm 
  • Fiona Godlee: 31 October, 4pm – 5pm 
  • ePatient Dave: 29 November, 4pm – 5pm 
Register here for this month's session.