Johan Thor

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Application of statistical process control in healthcare improvement: systematic review
    Johan Thor
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:387-99. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Evolution and outcomes of a quality improvement program
    Johan Thor
    The Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:312-27. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Learning helpers: how they facilitated improvement and improved facilitation--lessons from a hospital-wide quality improvement initiative
    Johan Thor
    Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Qual Manag Health Care 13:60-74. 2004
  4. doi request reprint How Visual Management for Continuous Improvement Might Guide and Affect Hospital Staff: A Case Study
    Waqar Ulhassan
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Drs Ulhassan, von Thiele Schwarz, Sandahl, and Thor Department of Psychology Dr von Thiele Schwarz and Stress Research Institute Dr Westerlund, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden and the Jönköping Academy for Improvement of Health and Welfare, Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden Dr Thor
    Qual Manag Health Care 24:222-8. 2015
  5. pmc How does lean work in emergency care? A case study of a lean-inspired intervention at the Astrid Lindgren Children's hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pamela Mazzocato
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:28. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint [SBAR--model for better communication between health personnel. Inefficient communication contributes to the majority of injuries in health care]
    Carl Johan Wallin
    Simulatorcentrum, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Huddinge
    Lakartidningen 105:1922-5. 2008
  7. pmc Unpacking the key components of a programme to improve the timeliness of hip-fracture care: a mixed-methods case study
    Pamela Mazzocato
    Medical Management Centre, the Department for Learning, Informatics, Ethics and Management, Tomtebodavägen 18A, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 23:93. 2015
  8. pmc Interactions between lean management and the psychosocial work environment in a hospital setting - a multi-method study
    Waqar Ulhassan
    Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, plan 5, Tomtebodavägen 18A, SE 17165 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:480. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Lean thinking in healthcare: a realist review of the literature
    Pamela Mazzocato
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:376-82. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Improvement of knowledge should be used when working for changes of health care]
    Johan Thor
    Huddinge Universitetssjukhus, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:3312-4. 2002

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Application of statistical process control in healthcare improvement: systematic review
    Johan Thor
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:387-99. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Evolution and outcomes of a quality improvement program
    Johan Thor
    The Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, and Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 23:312-27. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Learning helpers: how they facilitated improvement and improved facilitation--lessons from a hospital-wide quality improvement initiative
    Johan Thor
    Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Qual Manag Health Care 13:60-74. 2004
    ....
  4. doi request reprint How Visual Management for Continuous Improvement Might Guide and Affect Hospital Staff: A Case Study
    Waqar Ulhassan
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Drs Ulhassan, von Thiele Schwarz, Sandahl, and Thor Department of Psychology Dr von Thiele Schwarz and Stress Research Institute Dr Westerlund, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden and the Jönköping Academy for Improvement of Health and Welfare, Jonkoping University, Jonkoping, Sweden Dr Thor
    Qual Manag Health Care 24:222-8. 2015
    ..A combination of continuous improvement and VM may be helpful in keeping the staff engaged in the change process in the long run. ..
  5. pmc How does lean work in emergency care? A case study of a lean-inspired intervention at the Astrid Lindgren Children's hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pamela Mazzocato
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:28. 2012
    ..To address this gap, this in-depth case study examines a lean-inspired intervention in a Swedish pediatric Accident and Emergency department...
  6. ncbi request reprint [SBAR--model for better communication between health personnel. Inefficient communication contributes to the majority of injuries in health care]
    Carl Johan Wallin
    Simulatorcentrum, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Huddinge
    Lakartidningen 105:1922-5. 2008
  7. pmc Unpacking the key components of a programme to improve the timeliness of hip-fracture care: a mixed-methods case study
    Pamela Mazzocato
    Medical Management Centre, the Department for Learning, Informatics, Ethics and Management, Tomtebodavägen 18A, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 23:93. 2015
    ..We therefore set out to analyse how multiple components of hip-fracture improvement efforts aimed to reduce the time to surgery influenced that time both for hip-fracture patients and for other acute surgical orthopaedic inpatients...
  8. pmc Interactions between lean management and the psychosocial work environment in a hospital setting - a multi-method study
    Waqar Ulhassan
    Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, plan 5, Tomtebodavägen 18A, SE 17165 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:480. 2014
    ..This study aims to study the interaction between Lean and the psychosocial work environment using a comprehensive model that takes Lean implementation information, as well as Lean theory and the particular context into consideration...
  9. doi request reprint Lean thinking in healthcare: a realist review of the literature
    Pamela Mazzocato
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:376-82. 2010
    ..To understand how lean thinking has been put into practice in healthcare and how it has worked...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Improvement of knowledge should be used when working for changes of health care]
    Johan Thor
    Huddinge Universitetssjukhus, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 99:3312-4. 2002
  11. doi request reprint Antecedents and characteristics of lean thinking implementation in a Swedish hospital: a case study
    Waqar Ulhassan
    Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Qual Manag Health Care 22:48-61. 2013
    ..Work redesign and teamwork were found helpful to improve patient care whereas problem solving was found helpful in keeping the staff engaged and sustaining the results over time...
  12. doi request reprint Design, application and impact of quality improvement 'theme months' in orthopaedic nursing: a mixed method case study on pressure ulcer prevention
    Maria Unbeck
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Division of Orthopaedics, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:527-35. 2013
    ..While there is growing awareness of quality problems in healthcare systems, it remains uncertain how best to accomplish and sustain improvement over time...
  13. pmc Contextual adaptation of the Personnel Evaluation Standards for assessing faculty evaluation systems in developing countries: the case of Iran
    Soleiman Ahmady
    Department of Learning, Informatics, Management, and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Educ 9:18. 2009
    ..We report on one approach to such adaptation in the context of medical education in Iran, which is integrated into the delivery and management of healthcare services nationwide...