Search for dissertations about: "Hospital Departments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 swedish dissertations containing the words Hospital Departments.

  1. 1. Quality Management in Hospital Departments : Empirical Studies of Organisational Models

    Author : Stefan Kunkel; Ragnar Westerling; Urban Rosenqvist; Lars Borgquist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Social medicine; Quality Management; Organisational Models; Hospital Departments; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to empirically explore the organisational characteristics of quality systems of hospital departments, to develop and empirically test models for the organisation and implementation of quality systems, and to discuss the clinical implications of the findings. Data were collected from hospital departments through interviews (n=19) and a nation-wide survey (n=386). READ MORE

  2. 2. Patient safety at emergency departments : challenges with crowding, multitasking and interruptions

    Author : Lena M Berg; Katarina Göransson; Anna Ehrenberg; Jan Florin; Jan Östergren; Birgitta Wireklint Sundström; Karolinska Institutet Solna Department of Medicine; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Several challenges with patient safety in the emergency department (ED) context have beenpreviously identified, and some commonly mentioned are crowding, multitasking, andinterruptions. The ED is a complex, high-risk work environment where multiple clinicians(physicians, registered nurses [RNs], and licensed practical nurses [LPNs]) are constantlyworking in parallel work processes, in an often crowded ED, while conducting tasksinvolving cognitively demanding decision-making processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Competing logics in hospital mergers : the case of the Karolinska University Hospital

    Author : Soki Choi; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Introduction: Today there is no doubt that mergers have permeated all sectors of society, including health care. Starting in the US, extensive waves of hospital mergers occurred at a record pace in the 1980’s typically justified by promising dramatic financial and operational improvements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing variation in hospital patient flows

    Author : Olle Olsson; Erik Sandberg; Mattias Elg; Daniel Ekwall; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Performing healthcare services is a complex practice. With the continuous developments in the medical field, healthcare organisations and professionals have become increasingly specialised, and healthcare services increasingly fragmented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nursing management at a Swedish university hospital

    Author : Stina Fransson Sellgren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : leadership behaviour; nursing management; work climate; job satisfaction; staff turnover;

    Abstract : High turnover rate among nursing staff is a global problem and important for nurse managers to deal with. In order to help health care leaders to retain competent staff, it is important to improve the knowledge of the ways and the extent to which leadership behaviour relates to nurse job satisfaction and staff turnover. READ MORE