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Gone are the days when the workplace was built around a fairly straightforward structure, consisting of employer, employee, customer. The winds of technological change may be sweeping away traditional models, but ISO 27501 is helping managers build a more sustainable one for the future.
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Cover page: ISOfocus March/April 2019: The anatomy of healthcare
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The anatomy of healthcare

A spotlight on how ISO standards have changed experiences for patients and their families, and the huge impact they have on medical processes and the practices of healthcare professionals. Here, we share the stories of the sector’s thought-leading and top-achieving researchers.

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Published in English, French and Spanish, six times per year, ISOfocus is your gateway to International Standards.

Whether a multinational enterprise faced with major decisions or a small business looking for ideas, ISOfocus seeks to provide both the kind of overviews that strategic planners need and the little details that can make a big difference.

You will find international topics covering everything from IT and transport to personal stories and everything in between. Our goal is to bring you the highest-quality information and most up-to-date and internationally relevant material on standards in each issue.


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