Search for dissertations about: "focus improvement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 561 swedish dissertations containing the words focus improvement.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. At the End of the Funnel: Translation of Improvement Approaches in Healthcare

    Author : Christian Colldén; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Translation; Health care; Value-based health care; Improvement approaches; Psychiatry; Implementation; Ambiguity; Healthcare improvement; Quality improvement;

    Abstract : Myriad approaches aimed to improve different aspects of healthcare organizations, such as Lean healthcare and patient-centered care, are presented to managers in pursuit of operational improvements. At the same time, the focus of healthcare improvement is shifting from quality to value, and value-based healthcare has become one of the more bespoken contemporary improvement approaches (IA). READ MORE

  3. 3. Patient and public involvement in hospital quality improvement interventions : the mechanisms, monitoring and management

    Author : Carolina Bergerum; Maria Wolmesjö; Johan Thor; Christina Petersson; Christine Kumlien; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; clinical microsystem; co-production; hospital organisation; improvement science; patient and public involvement; programme theory; public service operations management; quality improvement; service-dominant logic; Health Care Service and Management; Health Policy and Services and Health Economy; Hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation; hälsopolitik och hälsoekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the mechanisms, monitoring and management of patient and public involvement in hospital quality improvement (QI) interventions. Findings from a literature review generated an initial programme theory (PT) on active patient involvement in healthcare QI interventions (Paper 1). READ MORE

  4. 4. Total quality management for sustainable development : focus on processes

    Author : Raine Isaksson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to study how synergies of Total Quality Management (TQM) and Sustainable Development (SD) can be realized. Emphasis has been on increasing the focus on processes. A process based change model for SD has been developed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards systematic improvement work in project-based organizations : An efficiency and effectiveness perspective

    Author : Erik Sundqvist; Diana Chronéer; Fredrik Backlund; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Project Management; Project-based organization; Efficiency; Effectiveness; Improvement; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology Management;

    Abstract : Project-based organizations (PBOs) have adopted projects as a primary tool for carrying out most of their operations. By doing so, the PBO operates mainly on two organizational levels, the project level and the organizational level. READ MORE