Search for dissertations about: "care processes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 396 swedish dissertations containing the words care processes.

  1. 1. Using Technologies with Care : Notes on Technology Assimilation Processes in Home Care

    Author : Carl Johan Orre; Mikael Wiberg; Andrew Monk; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Home care; Mobile ICT; Assimilation processes; Cooperative work; Work ecologies; Orchestration; Workplace studies; CSCW; Informatics and systems science; Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : Elderly care is currently undergoing a phase of development in which new technologies are anticipated to increase efficiency, secure quality of services and give care assistants more time with the elderly people. This thesis reports on a study of how people involve technologies in everyday home care work. READ MORE

  2. 2. Collaboration and Coordination Challenges in Patient-Centered Care : Models and Informaion Services

    Author : Monica Winge; Benkt Wangler; Paul Johannesson; Fredrik Karlsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; patient-centered care; healthcare; social care; home care; collaboration; coordination; care processes; processes coordination; multi-sectoral collaboration; communication; information models; information services; management; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis reports on research focuses on how to deal with the fact that the organization and processesof today’s health and social care are becoming ever more complex as a consequence of societal trends, including an aging population and an increased reliance on care at home. The overall research goal is to suggest ways in which IT-based solutions can enable and leverage collaboration and coordination insituations where a co-morbid patient is subject to care delivered simultaneously by several different professionals and organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. The circle of strength and power : Experiences of empowerment in intensive care

    Author : Ingrid Wåhlin; Ewa Idvall; Anna-Christina Ek; Britt-Marie Ternestedt; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; Critical care; Experiences; Relationships; Work satisfaction; Patient; Family; Nurse; Physician; Comparison; Atmosphere; Quality of care; Interview; Intensive care; Intensivvård;

    Abstract : Patients and next of kin in intensive care often experience powerlessness, anxiety and distress and intensive care staff are repeatedly exposed to traumatic situations and demanding events. Empowerment has been described as a process of overcoming a sense of powerlessness and a model through which people may develop a sense of inner strength through connections with others. READ MORE

  4. 4. Managing care pathways for patients with complex care needs

    Author : Magdalena Smeds; Bozena Poksińska; Mattias Elg; Henrik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Quality management; Care pathways; Complex care needs; Cancer care; Healthcare; Coordination; Standardization; Customization; Personalization; Timely; Equitable; Accessible; Patient-centred; Standardiserade vårdförlopp; SVF; Cancervård;

    Abstract : One of the central challenges for the healthcare system today is how to manage care for patients with complex needs. This patient group is not well-defined but covers patients with serious diseases and comorbidities, or with a limited ability to perform basic daily functions due to physical, mental or psychosocial challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding quality improvement in care: The case of public care procurement and process mining

    Author : Sara Dahlin; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; methodology; process mining; cancer care; public care procurement; elderly care; Quality improvement; care pathways; context;

    Abstract : Healthcare is facing challenges of increased cost and complexity originating from factors such as new technology and diversified treatments, increased life expectancy, an ageing population, and multi-comorbidity, making the need for Quality Improvement (QI) in care highly relevant. This is, however, easier said than done, considering that healthcare is complex, dynamic, ad-hoc, and multidisciplinary. READ MORE