Search for dissertations about: "Healthcare"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1300 swedish dissertations containing the word Healthcare.

  1. 1. Healthcare Staff's Racialised talk : Examining Accounts of Racialisation in Healthcare

    Author : Sarah Hamed; Hannah Bradby; Sandra Torres; Rebecca Selberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Racism; racialisation; racialised talk; healthcare; healthcare staff; critical ’race’ theory; postcolonial theory; Sweden; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes to the literature on racism in healthcare and the scholarship on racism and racialisation by moving the current focus of healthcare literature from demonstrating the existence of racism to examining accounts of racialisation through analysing healthcare staff’s racialised talk. Drawing from critical ‘race’ and postcolonial theories, the thesis departs from the premise that racism is a structural phenomenon embedded in nation states and institutions, including healthcare across the globe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Predictive Healthcare : Cervical Cancer Screening Risk Stratification and Genetic Disease Markers

    Author : Nicholas Baltzer; Jan Komorowski; Mark Jit; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bioinformatics; Cervical Cancer; Screening; Computer Science; Algorithmics; Machine Learning; Genetics; SNPs; Rough Sets; Bioinformatics; Bioinformatik;

    Abstract : The use of Machine Learning is rapidly expanding into previously uncharted waters. In the medicine fields there are vast troves of data available from hospitals, biobanks and registries that now are being explored due to the tremendous advancement in computer science and its related hardware. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Paths of Justice in the Digital Healthcare : A Socio-Legal Study of Swedish Online Doctors

    Author : Peter Bergwall; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rättssociologi; ehealth; critical realism; distributive justice; ethical principles in healthcare; free choice; healthcare demands; healthcare law and ethics; healthcare need; Kry; latent variables; mHealth; Alan Norrie; online doctors; online survey; PLS path modelling; PLS-SEM; privacy calculus; procedural justice; retail health; SmartPLS; sociology of law; Swedish healthcare; telehealth; quasi-market;

    Abstract : Online doctor services, healthcare provided via smartphone apps, have gone from being peripheral to seriously challenging the conventional Swedish way of providing healthcare services. The accessibility of online doctors is unsurpassed but all patient groups have not gotten better access to healthcare thanks to online doctors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social capital in healthcare : A resource for sustainable engagement in organizational improvement work

    Author : Marcus Strömgren; Lotta Dellve; Andrea Eriksson; David Bergman; Henna Hasson; KTH; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Healthcare; social capital; engagement; leadership; sustainability; Sjukvård; socialt kapital; engagemang; ledarskap; hållbarhet; Technology and Health; Teknik och hälsa;

    Abstract : Social capital, work engagement, working conditions, and leadership are concepts that have been studied previously, but there is lack of knowledge about what processes promote sustainable organizational improvement work in hospitals, and specifically, what leads healthcare professionals to engage in clinical developments.The overall aim of this thesis is to increase knowledge of how social capital and engagement contribute to sustainable organizational improvement work in hospitals and how social capital and engagement are created during organizational improvement work. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving healthcare information systems : A key to evidence based medicine

    Author : Hanife Rexhepi; Rose-Mharie Åhlfeldt; Anne Persson; Karin Hedström; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Process orientation; Knowledge management; Healthcare; Evidence based medicine; Information Systems; Informationssystem IS ;

    Abstract : Delivering good quality care is a complex endeavor that is highly dependent on patient information and medical knowledge. When decisions about the care of a patient are made, they must, as far as possible, be based on research-derived evidence rather than on clinical skills and experience alone. READ MORE