O Groene

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Publications

  1. pmc Results of a sector-wide quality improvement initiative for substance-abuse care: an uncontrolled before-after study in Catalonia, Spain
    Pilar Hilarion
    Avedis Donabedian University Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona UAB, C Provenza 293, pral, Barcelona, Spain
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:26. 2010
  2. pmc An evaluation of a model for the systematic documentation of hospital based health promotion activities: results from a multicentre study
    Hanne Tønnesen
    Clinical Unit of Health Promotion WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence Based Health Promotion in Hospitals, Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:145. 2007
  3. doi Factors associated with the implementation of quality and safety requirements for cross-border care in acute myocardial infarction: Results from 315 hospitals in four countries
    Oliver Groene
    Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, C Provenza, 293, pral, 08037 Barcelona, Spain
    Health Policy 98:107-13. 2010
  4. pmc Investigating organizational quality improvement systems, patient empowerment, organizational culture, professional involvement and the quality of care in European hospitals: the 'Deepening our Understanding of Quality Improvement in Europe (DUQuE)' proje
    Oliver Groene
    Avedis Donabedian University Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:281. 2010
  5. doi Development and validation of the WHO self-assessment tool for health promotion in hospitals: results of a study in 38 hospitals in eight countries
    Oliver Groene
    Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Promot Int 25:221-9. 2010
  6. doi The Balanced Scorecard of acute settings: development process, definition of 20 strategic objectives and implementation
    Oliver Groene
    Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:259-71. 2009
  7. pmc Learning from MARQuIS: future direction of quality and safety in hospital care in the European Union
    O Groene
    Avedis Donabedian University Institute, UAB, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:i69-74. 2009
  8. pmc Is patient-centredness in European hospitals related to existing quality improvement strategies? Analysis of a cross-sectional survey (MARQuIS study)
    O Groene
    Avedis Donabedian University Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:i44-50. 2009
  9. pmc Quality requirements for cross-border care in Europe: a qualitative study of patients', professionals' and healthcare financiers' views
    O Groene
    Avedis Donabedian Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:i15-21. 2009
  10. doi The World Health Organization Performance Assessment Tool for Quality Improvement in Hospitals (PATH): an analysis of the pilot implementation in 37 hospitals
    Oliver Groene
    Quality of Health Systems and Services, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:155-61. 2008

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Publications17

  1. pmc Results of a sector-wide quality improvement initiative for substance-abuse care: an uncontrolled before-after study in Catalonia, Spain
    Pilar Hilarion
    Avedis Donabedian University Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona UAB, C Provenza 293, pral, Barcelona, Spain
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 5:26. 2010
    ..The objective of this paper is to evaluate the impact of a multidimensional quality improvement initiative in the field of substance abuse care and to discuss potentials and limitations for further quality improvement...
  2. pmc An evaluation of a model for the systematic documentation of hospital based health promotion activities: results from a multicentre study
    Hanne Tønnesen
    Clinical Unit of Health Promotion WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence Based Health Promotion in Hospitals, Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:145. 2007
    ..The objective was to evaluate in an international study the usefulness, applicability and sufficiency of a simple model for the systematic registration of clinical HP procedures in day life...
  3. doi Factors associated with the implementation of quality and safety requirements for cross-border care in acute myocardial infarction: Results from 315 hospitals in four countries
    Oliver Groene
    Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, C Provenza, 293, pral, 08037 Barcelona, Spain
    Health Policy 98:107-13. 2010
    ..Little is known to what extent hospitals meet these requirements. We aim to assess their current level, and the factors associated with their implementation...
  4. pmc Investigating organizational quality improvement systems, patient empowerment, organizational culture, professional involvement and the quality of care in European hospitals: the 'Deepening our Understanding of Quality Improvement in Europe (DUQuE)' proje
    Oliver Groene
    Avedis Donabedian University Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:281. 2010
    ..Hospitals in European countries apply a wide range of quality improvement strategies. Knowledge of the effectiveness of these strategies, implemented as part of an overall hospital quality improvement system, is limited...
  5. doi Development and validation of the WHO self-assessment tool for health promotion in hospitals: results of a study in 38 hospitals in eight countries
    Oliver Groene
    Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Promot Int 25:221-9. 2010
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  6. doi The Balanced Scorecard of acute settings: development process, definition of 20 strategic objectives and implementation
    Oliver Groene
    Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 21:259-71. 2009
    ..Strategy development and implementation in acute care settings is often restricted by competing challenges, the pace of policy reform and the existence of parallel hierarchies...
  7. pmc Learning from MARQuIS: future direction of quality and safety in hospital care in the European Union
    O Groene
    Avedis Donabedian University Institute, UAB, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:i69-74. 2009
    ..Concrete measures should be considered only in areas for which there is substantial evidence and effective implementation can be ensured...
  8. pmc Is patient-centredness in European hospitals related to existing quality improvement strategies? Analysis of a cross-sectional survey (MARQuIS study)
    O Groene
    Avedis Donabedian University Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:i44-50. 2009
    ..There is growing recognition of patients' contributions to setting objectives for their own care, improving health outcomes and evaluating care...
  9. pmc Quality requirements for cross-border care in Europe: a qualitative study of patients', professionals' and healthcare financiers' views
    O Groene
    Avedis Donabedian Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:i15-21. 2009
    ..However, there is little information available on the safety and patient-centredness of cross-border care and neither governments nor citizens have an explicit basis for comparing healthcare delivery in Europe...
  10. doi The World Health Organization Performance Assessment Tool for Quality Improvement in Hospitals (PATH): an analysis of the pilot implementation in 37 hospitals
    Oliver Groene
    Quality of Health Systems and Services, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:155-61. 2008
    ..To evaluate the pilot implementation of the World Health Organization Performance Assessment Tool for Quality Improvement in hospitals (PATH)...
  11. pmc Implementation of patient safety strategies in European hospitals
    R Sunol
    Avedis Donabedian Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Barcelona 08037, Spain
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:i57-61. 2009
    ..This study is part of the Methods of Assessing Response to Quality Improvement Strategies (MARQuIS) research project on cross-border care, investigating quality improvement strategies in healthcare systems across the European Union (EU)...
  12. ncbi Standards for health promotion in hospitals: development and pilot test in nine European countries
    O Groene
    WHO European Office for Integrated Health Care Services, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 18:300-7. 2005
    ..To describe the process of development of standards for health promotion in hospitals, including pilot study, method and results...
  13. doi An international review of projects on hospital performance assessment
    Oliver Groene
    Research and Education, Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 20:162-71. 2008
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  14. ncbi Health promotion in hospitals--a strategy to improve quality in health care
    Oliver Groene
    WHO European Office for Integrated Health Care Services, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 15:6-8. 2005
  15. ncbi Improving the performance of the health service delivery system? Lessons from the Towards Unity for Health projects
    Oliver Groene
    Technical Officer Quality of Health Systems and Services, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 19:298-307. 2006
    ..Twelve projects worldwide were supported to put this strategy into practice. A standard evaluation and monitoring framework was developed on the basis of which project coordinators prepared technical progress reports...
  16. doi Making performance indicators work: the experience of using consensus indicators for external assessment of health and social services at regional level in Spain
    Pilar Hilarion
    Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
    Health Policy 90:94-103. 2009
    ..To describe a methodology and the results of projects combining consensus processes for indicator development with methods of external assessment of health and social services...
  17. ncbi Health-promoting hospitals in Estonia: what are they doing differently?
    Kaja Polluste
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tartu, L Puusepa 6, Tartu 51014, Estonia
    Health Promot Int 22:327-36. 2007
    ..Implementation of health-promoting activities in hospitals will promote the well-being and health of patients and hospital staff, and creates a supportive environment to provide safe and high-quality health services...