Affiliation: Imperial College
- Approaches based on behavioral economics could help nudge patients and providers toward lower health spending growthDominic King
Imperial College London, UK
Health Aff (Millwood) 32:661-8. 2013..With health care spending climbing at unsustainable rates, we review the role that approaches based on behavioral economics could play in offering policy makers a potential set of new tools to slow spending growth...
- Twitter and the health reforms in the English National Health ServiceDominic King
Centre for Health Policy, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
Health Policy 110:291-7. 2013..We examine which users appeared to have the most influence in the 'Twittersphere' and suggest how a widely used metric of academic impact - the H-index - could be applied to measure context-dependent influence on Twitter...
- Improving Escalation of Care: Development and Validation of the Quality of Information Transfer ToolMaximilian J Johnston
Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, Department of Surgery and Cancer, London, UK Department of Surgery and Cancer, London, UK School of Medicine, London, UK Centre for Health Policy, Imperial College London, London, UK
Ann Surg 263:477-86. 2016..To develop and provide validity and feasibility evidence for the QUality of Information Transfer (QUIT) tool...
- Incentives in Diabetic Eye Assessment by Screening (IDEAS): study protocol of a three-arm randomized controlled trial using financial incentives to increase screening uptake in LondonGaby Judah
Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
BMC Ophthalmol 16:28. 2016..However, attendance rates are only 81 %, leaving many people at risk of preventable sight loss...
- Raising the Alarm: A Cross-Sectional Study Exploring the Factors Affecting Patients' Willingness to Escalate Care on Surgical WardsMaximilian J Johnston
Patient Safety Translational Research Centre, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, W2 1PG, UK
World J Surg 39:2207-13. 2015..This study explored the factors that affect patients' willingness to call for help on surgical wards; how patients call for help and to whom; how to encourage patients to call for help, and the barriers to patients calling for help...
- Smartphones let surgeons know WhatsApp: an analysis of communication in emergency surgical teamsMaximilian J Johnston
Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK Electronic address
Am J Surg 209:45-51. 2015..Outdated communication technologies in healthcare can place patient safety at risk. This study aimed to evaluate implementation of the WhatsApp messaging service within emergency surgical teams...
- Subjective well-being and the measurement of quality in healthcareHenry Lee
Centre for Health Policy, Institute for Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London, UK Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 99:27-34. 2013..This will facilitate service improvements at the micro level and help value treatments for resource allocation purposes at the macro level. ..
- Associations between Internet-based patient ratings and conventional surveys of patient experience in the English NHS: an observational studyFelix Greaves
Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Reynolds Building, Charing Cross Campus, Imperial College London, London, UK
BMJ Qual Saf 21:600-5. 2012..The authors also aimed to compare these two methods of measuring patient experience...
- "Priming" hand hygiene compliance in clinical environmentsDominic King
Centre for Health Policy, Imperial College London
Health Psychol 35:96-101. 2016..Traditional information/education-based interventions have shown only modest benefits on compliance. This study set out to investigate whether priming via olfactory and visual cues influences hand hygiene compliance...
- Stating Appointment Costs in SMS Reminders Reduces Missed Hospital Appointments: Findings from Two Randomised Controlled TrialsMichael Hallsworth
Centre for Health Policy, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom The Behavioural Insights Team, 33 Greycoat Street, London, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 10:e0137306. 2015..Accordingly, we undertook two randomised controlled trials that tested the impact of rephrasing appointment reminders on DNA rates in the United Kingdom...
- Redesigning the 'choice architecture' of hospital prescription charts: a mixed methods study incorporating in situ simulation testingDominic King
Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
BMJ Open 4:e005473. 2014....
- Requirements of a new communication technology for handover and the escalation of patient care: a multi-stakeholder analysisMaximilian J Johnston
Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
J Eval Clin Pract 20:486-97. 2014..This study aimed to provide a user-informed guide for the development of an application-based communication system (ABCS), tailored for use in patient handover and escalation of care...