Sandra G Leggat

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Affiliation: La Trobe University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Teaching and learning teamwork: competency requirements for healthcare managers
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Health Adm Educ 24:135-49. 2007
  2. ncbi High performance work systems: the gap between policy and practice in health care reform
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    J Health Organ Manag 25:281-97. 2011
  3. ncbi Achieving organisational competence for clinical leadership: the role of high performance work systems
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health and Human Biosciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    J Health Organ Manag 27:312-29. 2013
  4. pmc Effective healthcare teams require effective team members: defining teamwork competencies
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:17. 2007
  5. ncbi Improving hospital performance: culture change is not the answer
    Sandra G Leggat
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Healthc Q 8:60-6. 2005
  6. ncbi Hospital planning: the risks of basing the future on past data
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    HIM J 37:6-14. 2008
  7. doi Nurse perceptions of the quality of patient care: Confirming the importance of empowerment and job satisfaction
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Health Care Manage Rev 35:355-64. 2010
  8. ncbi A guide to performance management for the Health Information Manager
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    HIM J 38:11-7. 2009
  9. doi Empowering health-care managers in Australia: an action learning approach
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Health Serv Manage Res 24:196-202. 2011
  10. doi Reducing waiting time for community rehabilitation services: a controlled before-and-after trial
    Katherine E Harding
    Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia Allied Health Research Office, Eastern Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:23-31. 2013

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Publications32

  1. ncbi Teaching and learning teamwork: competency requirements for healthcare managers
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Health Adm Educ 24:135-49. 2007
    ..Building on acknowledged teaching and learning theories, a teamwork teaching and learning model was successfully introduced into the postgraduate health services management curriculum at La Trobe University in Melbourne...
  2. ncbi High performance work systems: the gap between policy and practice in health care reform
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    J Health Organ Manag 25:281-97. 2011
    ..Second, the paper aims to show that the hospitals studied do not have the necessary aspects of HPWS in place and that there has been little consideration of HPWS in health system reform...
  3. ncbi Achieving organisational competence for clinical leadership: the role of high performance work systems
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health and Human Biosciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    J Health Organ Manag 27:312-29. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Effective healthcare teams require effective team members: defining teamwork competencies
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria, 3086, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:17. 2007
    ..This study identified critical teamwork competencies for health service managers...
  5. ncbi Improving hospital performance: culture change is not the answer
    Sandra G Leggat
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Healthc Q 8:60-6. 2005
    ..We present evidence of the potential contribution good people management can make to high performance, and argue that better people management is a cause, not an outcome, of cultural change...
  6. ncbi Hospital planning: the risks of basing the future on past data
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    HIM J 37:6-14. 2008
    ....
  7. doi Nurse perceptions of the quality of patient care: Confirming the importance of empowerment and job satisfaction
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Health Care Manage Rev 35:355-64. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi A guide to performance management for the Health Information Manager
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic, Australia
    HIM J 38:11-7. 2009
    ..This paper provides useful information to assist Health Information Managers enhance the performance of their staff...
  9. doi Empowering health-care managers in Australia: an action learning approach
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Health Serv Manage Res 24:196-202. 2011
    ....
  10. doi Reducing waiting time for community rehabilitation services: a controlled before-and-after trial
    Katherine E Harding
    Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia Allied Health Research Office, Eastern Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:23-31. 2013
    ....
  11. doi Clinician and patient perspectives of a new model of triage in a community rehabilitation program that reduced waiting time: a qualitative analysis
    Katherine E Harding
    La Trobe University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 37:324-30. 2013
    ..5 to 10.0 days. However, quantitative findings reveal little about the impact of the system on those who used it. We aimed to explore the experiences of patients and clinicians following the introduction of STAT...
  12. doi Effect of triage on waiting time for community rehabilitation: a prospective cohort study
    Katherine E Harding
    Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:441-5. 2012
    ..To investigate how the allocation of referrals for a community rehabilitation service to triage categories affects waiting time from referral to first appointment, and whether other factors also contribute to variance in waiting time...
  13. ncbi High performance work systems and employee well-being: a two stage study of a rural Australian hospital
    Suzanne Young
    Faculty of Law and Management, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Health Organ Manag 24:182-99. 2010
    ..This paper aims to explore the attitudes of managers and employees to high performance work practices (HPWS) in a medium sized rural Australian hospital...
  14. doi What makes a hospital manager competent at the middle and senior levels?
    Zhanming Liang
    School of Public Health and Human Biosciences, La Trobe University, Kingsbury Drive, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia Email
    Aust Health Rev 37:566-73. 2013
    ..The purpose of this paper is to confirm the core competencies required for middle to senior level managers in Victorian public hospitals in both metropolitan and regional/rural areas...
  15. ncbi Performance monitoring in the Victorian health care system: an exploratory study
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 29:17-24. 2005
    ....
  16. doi Encouraging participation in health system reform: is clinical engagement a useful concept for policy and management?
    Dimitra Bonias
    Department of Management, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:378-83. 2012
    ..This paper aims to clarify how clinical engagement is defined, measured and how it might be achieved in policy and management in Australia...
  17. ncbi Innovation in Australian hospitals
    Judith Dwyer
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University
    Aust Health Rev 25:19-31. 2002
    ..The government has an important role to play in stimulating the creative capacities of hospitals and their staff...
  18. doi Do perceived high performance work systems influence the relationship between emotional labour, burnout and intention to leave? A study of Australian nurses
    Timothy Bartram
    School of Management, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 68:1567-78. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article was to explore the relationships between perceived high performance work systems, emotional labour, burnout and intention to leave among nurses in Australia...
  19. doi A training programme did not increase agreement between allied health clinicians prioritizing patients for community rehabilitation
    Katherine E Harding
    La Trobe University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 25:599-606. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effect of formal training on agreement between clinicians making decisions on client priority...
  20. ncbi Turning evidence into wisdom
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Australia
    Healthc Pap 3:44-8; discussion 66-71. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi Will "common" work environment measures lead to "common" health service performance?
    Pauline Stanton
    School of Management and Information Systems, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    Healthc Pap 10:48-52. 2010
    ..We also stress that without accompanying management training in HRM, it is unlikely that the potential benefits of an indicator set will be realized...
  22. ncbi Research experience and research interests of allied health professionals
    Delwyne Stephens
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia 3086
    J Allied Health 38:e107-11. 2009
    ..The results of this study have implications for the implementation of education and support programs aimed at providing clinical research opportunities for allied health professionals...
  23. ncbi A case study on easing an institutional bottleneck in aged care
    Anne Bergin
    Aged Care and Rehabilitation, Eastern Health Service, Forrest Hill, Vic, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 29:327-31. 2005
    ..The case study shows how a multifaceted strategy that built upon existing relationships with strong planning, organisational commitment and a facilitating structure was successful in improving care integration...
  24. ncbi The role of teaching and research hospitals in improving global health (in a globalized world)
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Healthc Pap 4:34-8; discussion 76-81. 2003
    ..The globalization of knowledge and practice is one of the largest impacts of the Internet. With one of the most connected populations in the world, Hong Kong is very active in the sharing of knowledge with international experts...
  25. ncbi Moving beyond obsolescence: an important role for educational institutions in health human resources needs
    Sandra G Leggat
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Healthc Pap 9:21-4; discussion 60-3. 2009
    ..Instead, academics in education institutions should use their competencies to provide external leadership, building bridges between the policy directions and the local needs...
  26. doi A framework to improve evidence-informed decision-making in health service management
    Zhanming Liang
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 36:284-9. 2012
    ..how evidence has been defined? What are the barriers to the practice of evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM)? What are the factors that may encourage the application of evidence to guide management decision-making processes?..
  27. doi The role of team climate in the management of emotional labour: implications for nurse retention
    Cindy Cheng
    La Trobe Business School, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 69:2812-25. 2013
    ..This article examines the relationships among emotional labour, team climate, burnout, perceived quality of care and turnover intention among nurses in Australia, with the aim of addressing nurse retention and burnout...
  28. doi Prioritizing patients for Community Rehabilitation Services: do clinicians agree on triage decisions?
    Katherine E Harding
    La Trobe University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Eastern Health, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 24:928-34. 2010
    ..To evaluate agreement between independent clinician raters using a triage protocol to prioritize referrals for occupational therapy and physiotherapy within a community rehabilitation program...
  29. ncbi Let's talk governance
    Sandra G Leggat
    Aust Health Rev 32:4. 2008
  30. ncbi You can't get there from here: building bridges across research and practice communities
    Judith Dwyer
    Aust Health Rev 29:4-5. 2005
  31. ncbi Health professional education: perpetuating obsolescence?
    Sandra G Leggat
    Aust Health Rev 31:325-6. 2007
  32. ncbi The Australian social inclusion agenda
    Sandra G Leggat
    Aust Health Rev 32:379-80. 2008