Search for dissertations about: "QUALITY in healthcare"

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  1. 1. Quality Improvement in Healthcare : Experiences from a Swedish County Council Initiative

    Author : Ann-Christine Andersson; Elg Mattias; Ewa Idvall; Perseius Kent-Inge; Rickard Garvare; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Improvement work; Swedish healthcare organizations; Quality of Healthcare; Quality Management; Förbättringsarbete; Kvalitetsutveckling; Svensk hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation;

    Abstract : Quality improvement (QI) has become an important issue in healthcare settings. A central question for many healthcare systems is how to manage improvement initiatives adequately. All county councils and regions managing healthcare in Sweden have started to work with QI at an organizational system level, to varied extents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality Improvement in Healthcare

    Author : Svante Lifvergren; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; quality improvement; Healthcare; learning mechanisms; integrated care; action research; improvement science;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTThe Swedish healthcare system, although being one of the more efficientcare systems in the world with good medical outcomes at a moderate cost,faces tremendous future challenges. An ageing population with morepatients suffering from multiple diseases together with accelerating medicotechnical developments is putting increasing pressure on the system. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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 : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Healthcare; social capital; engagement; leadership; sustainability; Sjukvård; socialt kapital; engagemang; ledarskap; hållbarhet; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    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

  4. 4. Patient involvement in quality improvement

    Author : Susanne Gustavsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; patient roles; quality improvement; quality management; action research; healthcare; improvement knowledge; patient involvement; experienced-based co-design;

    Abstract : Quality improvements (QI,) based on principles, practices, and tools developed in the manufacturing industry, is becoming a common approach in healthcare, as well as an increasing focus on patient involvement. Healthcare QI is driven by challenges such as future patients’ demand for higher quality of care and their desire to have an amplified impact on their health situation and care. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Logics of Healthcare - In Quality Improvement Work

    Author : Christian Gadolin; Högskolan i Skövde; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; quality improvement; quality improvement work; healthcare organizations; healthcare professionals; institutional logics; institutional work; Medarbetarskap och organisatorisk resiliens FORE ; Followership and Organizational Resilience; quality improvement;

    Abstract : Quality improvement (QI) has become a cornerstone in contemporary healthcare organizations with the aim of enabling management that facilitates efficiency and effectiveness, while providing a consistent correlation between health spending and indicators of access to and quality of care. However, despite years of reform which have attempted to change healthcare professionals’ practice, traditional professional modes of working remain relatively stable and entrenched. READ MORE