organizational case studies
Summary: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.
Publications242 found, 100 shown here
- Health service integration: a case study in change managementConnie Allen
Planning and Development Unit, Queensland Health
Aust Health Rev 31:267-75. 2007....
- Organizational capacity building: addressing a research and practice gapJoanne Sobeck
School of Social Work, Wayne State University, 4756 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
Eval Program Plann 30:237-46. 2007..These small organizations fill many unmet needs and more capacity building evaluation studies are needed to understand the mechanisms that support their efforts and the impact on their sustainability...
- High-performing and low-performing nursing homes: a view from complexity scienceSarah Forbes-Thompson
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 32:341-51. 2007..Some scientists have turned their attention to viewing nursing homes as complex adaptive systems to inform our understanding of organizational performance...
- Sustainability of partnership projects: a conceptual framework and checklistJanine C Edwards
Rural and Community Health Institute, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:37-47. 2007..Sustainability of the Partnerships for Quality (PFQ) projects and other patient safety and quality improvement projects that provide evidence of effectiveness is essential if progress is to be made...
- Alternative models of hospital-physician affiliation as the United States moves away from tight managed careLawrence Casalino
Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Milbank Q 81:331-51, 173-4. 2003..Hospitals probably will continue to seek tighter affiliations with physicians to increase coordination, enhance negotiating leverage with health plans, and gain admissions...
- Unpacking capacity to utilize research: A tale of the Burkina Faso public health associationNadia Hamel
Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
Soc Sci Med 72:31-8. 2011..Increased knowledge translation potential may leverage research resources and promote knowledge-sharing...
- Extending health insurance to the rural population: an impact evaluation of China's new cooperative medical schemeAdam Wagstaff
Development Research Group, The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433, USA
J Health Econ 28:1-19. 2009..We find heterogeneity across income groups and implementing counties. The program has increased ownership of expensive equipment among central township health centers but has had no impact on cost per case...
- Raising the profile of participatory action research at the 2010 Global Symposium on Health Systems ResearchRene Loewenson
Training and Research Support Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe
MEDICC Rev 13:35-8. 2011..The paper also reflects on challenges faced by participatory action research, and outlines recommendations from the two sessions, including creation of a learning network for participatory action research...
- Translating research into policy and practice in developing countries: a case study of magnesium sulphate for pre-eclampsiaMorten Aaserud
Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Box 7004 St Olavs Plass, N 0130 Oslo, Norway
BMC Health Serv Res 5:68. 2005..The objective of this study was to examine the factors that might affect the translation of randomised controlled trial (RCT) findings into policies and practice in developing countries...
- Getting evidence into policy: The need for deliberative strategies?Kathy Flitcroft
Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building, A27 Fisher Road, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Soc Sci Med 72:1039-46. 2011..Such deliberative models could help overcome the limitations on the use of evidence by embedding public review of evidence as the first step in the institutional decision-making processes...
- Partnership lessons from the Global Programme for Health Promotion Effectiveness: a case studyJ Hope Corbin
Research Centre for Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
Health Promot Int 23:365-71. 2008..The Model is constructed to have wide applicability, and further research now underway tests its utility in the study of local and national collaborations...
- A theoretical framework and competency-based approach to improving handoffsV M Arora
V M Arora, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, AMB W216, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 17:11-4. 2008..Yet, few trainees learn the potential risks of these transitions and the strategies to improve patient care during handoffs. Little is known regarding the mechanisms by which handoffs affect patient care...
- How complexity science can inform a reflective process for improvement in primary care practicesChristine K Stroebel
ORBIS International, New York, NY, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 31:438-46. 2005..However, most organizations are not accurately described using this framework. Complexity science provides a better fit for understanding small primary care practices...
- Network formation, governance, and evolution in public health: the North American Quitline Consortium caseKeith G Provan
Eller College of Management and School of Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 36:315-26. 2011..The NAQC is a network of U.S. and Canadian organizations that provide telephone-based counseling and related services to people trying to quit smoking...
- Low enrollment in Ugandan Community Health Insurance schemes: underlying causes and policy implicationsRobert Basaza
Ministry of Health Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Health Serv Res 7:105. 2007..Moreover, most of these schemes were created some 10 years ago but since then, only one or two new schemes have been launched. The dynamic of CHI has apparently come to a halt...
- Disciplinary action by medical boards and prior behavior in medical schoolMaxine A Papadakis
School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
N Engl J Med 353:2673-82. 2005..We also examined the specific types of behavior that are most predictive of disciplinary action against practicing physicians with unprofessional behavior in medical school...
- Improved preventive care in family practices with outreach facilitation: understanding success and failureWilliam Hogg
Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, 43 Bruyere Street 375 Etage 3JB, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5C8, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 7:195-201. 2002..To understand why some family practices with a facilitator improved preventive performance more than others. Sustainability of practice improvements one year after the intervention was also explored...
- Hospital performance: competing or shared values?Etienne Minvielle
Centre for Medical Research, Medicine, Health and Society, 94276 Le Kremlin Bicetre Cedex, France
Health Policy 87:8-19. 2008..To find out which are the emerging views on hospital performance and to analyze how these views vary among hospital stakeholders...
- Network resilience in the face of health system reformRod Sheaff
University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 70:779-86. 2010..The most powerful way of using network macroculture to manage the formation and operation of health networks therefore appears to be by focusing managerial activity on the ways in which networks produce their core artefacts...
- Patients or partners? Case studies of user involvement in the planning and delivery of adult mental health services in LondonDeborah Rutter
Department of Psychological Medicine, Imperial College London, 20 South Wharf Road, Paddington, London W2 1PD, UK
Soc Sci Med 58:1973-84. 2004..Suggestions are made about the direction of future strategies to improve UI...
- Building capacity for health promotion--a case study from ChinaKwok Cho Tang
Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Health Promot Int 20:285-95. 2005....
- Sustainable network advantages: a game theoretic approach to community-based health care coalitionsEric W Ford
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 29:159-69. 2004..The application of network analysis plus a game theoretic paradigm has significant implications for improving both the design and the coordination of such coalitions...
- Information system needs in health promotion: a case study of the Safe Community programme using requirements engineering methodsToomas Timpka
Division of Social Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences Linköping University S 581 85 Linköping, Sweden
Health Informatics J 14:183-93. 2008..Areas where information systems can be used to make health promotion practice more efficient were identified, and patterns of computers usage were described...
- "Casing" the research case studyMargarete Sandelowski
Cary C Boshamer Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, 7460 Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Res Nurs Health 34:153-9. 2011..Case studies may be useful in enhancing programs of research in instrument and intervention development. ..
- Implementing clinical information systems: a multiple-case study within a US hospitalGuy Paré
Service de l enseignement des technologies de l information, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, 3000, Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 2A7
Health Serv Manage Res 15:71-92. 2002..Findings add a number of new perspectives and empirical insights to the existing body of knowledge in the fields of IT implementation and medical informatics...
- How do you modernize a health service? A realist evaluation of whole-scale transformation in londonTrisha Greenhalgh
University College, London, UK
Milbank Q 87:391-416. 2009....
- Priority setting in a hospital drug formulary: a qualitative case study and evaluationDouglas K Martin
Joint Center for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
Health Policy 66:295-303. 2003..The process we utilized here, describing using case study methods and evaluating using 'accountability for reasonableness', is a generalizable process for improving the fairness of priority setting in hospital drug formularies...
- The challenge of integrating community pharmacists into the primary health care team: a case study of local pharmaceutical services (LPS) pilots and interprofessional collaborationFay Bradley
Centre for Innovation in Practice, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
J Interprof Care 22:387-98. 2008..The findings suggest that establishing interprofessional collaboration between GPs and pharmacists is a piecemeal process, with a reliance on goodwill and trust-based relationships...
- The SAZA study: implementing health financing reform in South Africa and ZambiaLucy Gilson
Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Health Policy Plan 18:31-46. 2003..While such an approach allows only a cautious drawing of general conclusions, it suggests a number of ways in which to strengthen the implementation of financing policies in each country...
- International NGOs and the role of network centrality in humanitarian aid operations: a case study of coordination during the 2000 Mozambique floodsSpencer Moore
Centre for Health and Policy Studies, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, G230 Health Sciences Bldg, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
Disasters 27:305-18. 2003..05). This report addresses the significance of these findings in the context of the Mozambican 2000 floods and the type of data required to evaluate system-wide coordination...
- Hospital priority setting with an appeals process: a qualitative case study and evaluationShannon Madden
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and the Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
Health Policy 73:10-20. 2005..To describe and evaluate priority setting in the context of hospital priority setting and more specifically to evaluate the use of an appeals process...
- Critical processes for creating health-promoting sporting environments in AustraliaBeth R Crisp
Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia 3086
Health Promot Int 18:145-52. 2003..We conclude that such changes are difficult to achieve, especially in the absence of a programmatic approach to health promotion...
- Community-based research partnerships: challenges and opportunitiesMeredith Minkler
School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 9420 7360, USA
J Urban Health 82:ii3-12. 2005..s guidelines for appraising CBPR projects, are highlighted as useful tools for urban health researchers seeking to apply this collaborative approach and to deal effectively with the difficult ethical challenges it can present...
- Explaining diffusion patterns for complex health care innovationsJean Louis Denis
Département d administration de la Santé, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Health Care Manage Rev 27:60-73. 2002....
- Spanning boundaries in pursuit of effective knowledge sharing within networks in the NHSGraeme Currie
Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham, UK
J Health Organ Manag 21:406-17. 2007..The purpose of this paper is to examine power asymmetries in the delivery of genetics healthcare that inhibit knowledge sharing across sector, organisational and professional boundaries...
- Exploring the effects of telehealth on medical human resources supply: a qualitative case study in remote regionsMarie Pierre Gagnon
Evaluative Research Unit, Quebec University Hospital Centre, Quebec, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 7:6. 2007..The purpose of this study was to explore physicians' and managers' perceptions regarding the potential of telehealth to support recruitment and retention of physicians in remote and rural regions...
- Dynamic role boundaries in intermediate care servicesSusan Nancarrow
School of Health and Social Care, Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Crescent Campus, Sheffield, UK
J Interprof Care 18:141-51. 2004..Role overlap has the potential to optimise limited staff resources in an interprofessional working environment. Interprofessional working can be enhanced in the workplace through joint visits and shared working practices...
- Information technology and public health management of disasters--a model for South Asian countriesDolly Mathew
School of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India
Prehosp Disaster Med 20:54-60. 2005..It is hoped that this exercise will result in a viable and practical model for use in public health management of disasters by South Asian countries...
- Improving quality through effective implementation of information technology in healthcareJohn Øvretveit
Medical Management Centre, The Karolinska Institute, Floor 5, Berzelius väg 3, Stockholm SE 17177, Sweden
Int J Qual Health Care 19:259-66. 2007..To draw on previous research, empirical data from this study is used to develop IT implementation theory...
- How much is not enough? Human resources requirements for primary health care: a case study from South AfricaEmmanuelle Daviaud
Health System Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Western Cape, South Africa
Bull World Health Organ 86:46-51. 2008..To quantify staff requirements in primary health care facilities in South Africa through an adaptation of the WHO workload indicator of staff needs tool...
- Creating "communicative spaces": a case of NGO community organizing for HIV/AIDS preventionRebecca de Souza
Department of Communication, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55812, USA
Health Commun 24:692-702. 2009....
- Implementation of electronic medical records in hospitals: two case studiesJohn Ovretveit
Medical Management Centre, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Health Policy 84:181-90. 2007..The paper provides implementers with research-informed guidance about effective implementation, contributes to developing implementation theory and notes policy implications for current national strategies for IT in health...
- Showing "what right looks like"--how to improve performance through a paradigm shift around implementation thinkingDonna James
Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 21:54-61. 2007..Christiana Care has created the environment and process to get the greatest value for its IT-related investments and to show "what right looks like."..
- Tacit and encoded knowledge in the use of standardised outcome measures in multidisciplinary team decision making: a case study of in-patient neurorehabilitationJoanne Greenhalgh
School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9UT, UK
Soc Sci Med 67:183-94. 2008..Tacit knowledge is essential to produce and interpret this form of encoded knowledge and to balance its significance against other information about the patient in making decisions about patient care...
- Improving emergency department efficiency by patient streaming to outcomes-based teamsAnne Maree Kelly
Department of Emergency Medicine, Western Hospital, Private Bag, Footscray, Melbourne, VIC 3011, Australia
Aust Health Rev 31:16-21. 2007..To describe the process and results of a process redesign based on task analysis and lean thinking approaches aimed at improving emergency department (ED) efficiency...
- Program sustainability: focus on organizational routinesP Pluye
Department of Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University, 3647 Peel Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1X1, Canada
Health Promot Int 19:489-500. 2004....
- Clarifying case study research: examples from practiceDympna Casey
School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway
Nurse Res 17:41-51. 2010..This paper explores the two predominant theoretical approaches to case study research with examples of their use in practice and offers the novice researcher an introduction and practical overview of this approach...
- Lean thinking across a hospital: redesigning care at the Flinders Medical CentreDavid I Ben-Tovim
Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, Adelaide, SA 5042, Australia
Aust Health Rev 31:10-5. 2007..Concepts that emerged in the manufacturing sector have been readily translatable into health care. Lean thinking may play an important role in the reform of health care in Australia and elsewhere...
- Building capacity to secure healthier and safer working conditions for healthcare workers: A South African-Canadian collaborationAnnalee Yassi
Global Health Research Program, University of British Columbia UBC, Vancouver, Canada
Int J Occup Environ Health 15:360-9. 2009..Multi-stakeholder international collaboration aimed at building HSC capacity is well-received...
- Improving data quality control in quality improvement projectsDale M Needham
Pulmonary and Critical Care, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 21:145-50. 2009..Our objective was to provide a primer on basic data quality control methods appropriate for QI efforts...
- Leadership, organization and health at work: a case study of a Swedish industrial companyAndrea Eriksson
Nordic School of Public Health, P O Box 12133, SE 402 42 Goteborg, Sweden
Health Promot Int 23:127-33. 2008....
- Is the metaphor of 'barriers to change' useful in understanding implementation? Evidence from general medical practiceKath Checkland
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 12:95-100. 2007....
- Implementation of an obstetrics EMR module: overcoming user dissatisfactionDeborah Dagroso
Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 21:87-94. 2007..These efforts culminated with clinicians formally voting to accept the application for mandatory use. Understanding the lessons learned from this implementation may help other organizations that are rolling out new information systems...
- Transforming medical care: case study of an exemplary, small medical groupLeif I Solberg
HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn 55440 1524, USA
Ann Fam Med 4:109-16. 2006..We studied one such group to determine the organizational and cultural attributes that seem related to its achievements in care quality...
- Priority-setting and hospital strategic planning: a qualitative case studyDouglas Martin
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Management and Evaluation, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 8:197-201. 2003..To describe and evaluate the priority-setting element of a hospital's strategic planning process...
- Learning about interagency collaboration: trialling collaborative projects between hospitals and community health servicesHelen van Eyk
Department of Public Health, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Health Soc Care Community 10:262-9. 2002....
- Donor agencies' involvement in reproductive health: saying one thing and doing another?Susannah H Mayhew
Center for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
Int J Health Serv 35:579-601. 2005....
- SARS and hospital priority setting: a qualitative case study and evaluationJennifer A H Bell
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 4:36. 2004..The purpose of this study is to describe and evaluate priority setting in a hospital in response to SARS using the ethical framework 'accountability for reasonableness'...
- A conceptual model of community capacity development for health promotion in the Alberta Heart Health ProjectRudolph H Dressendorfer
Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Health Promot Pract 6:31-6. 2005..The objective of this study was to derive a conceptual model of community capacity development for health promotion based on the 5-year demonstration phase of the Alberta Heart Health Project...
- Priority setting in a hospital critical care unit: qualitative case studyJens Mielke
University of Zimbabwe Medical School, Zimbabwe
Crit Care Med 31:2764-8. 2003..To describe priority setting for admissions in a hospital critical care unit and to evaluate it using the ethical framework of "accountability for reasonableness...
- Promoting environmental justice through community-based participatory research: the role of community and partnership capacityMeredith Minkler
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
Health Educ Behav 35:119-37. 2008..Case study contexts and characteristics, policy-related outcomes, and findings related to community and partnership capacity are presented, with implications drawn for other CBPR partnerships with a policy focus...
- Can health care teams improve primary care practice?Kevin Grumbach
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
JAMA 291:1246-51. 2004..A number of barriers to team formation exist, chiefly related to the challenges of human relationships and personalities. Taking small steps toward team development may improve the work environment in primary care practices...
- Achieving organizational change: findings from case studies of 20 California healthy cities and communities coalitionsMichelle C Kegler
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Health Promot Int 23:109-18. 2008..Our findings suggest the healthy cities and communities model has the potential to strengthen the organizational infrastructure of communities to promote health...
- Case study research: the view from complexity scienceRuth A Anderson
Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Qual Health Res 15:669-85. 2005..They offer complexity theory, partnered with case study method, as a place to begin the daunting task of studying a system as an integrated whole...
- Linking science and policy through community-based participatory research to study and address health disparitiesMeredith Minkler
Health and Social Behavior Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
Am J Public Health 100:S81-7. 2010....
- An FQHC Research Network in Oral Health: enhancing the workforce and reducing disparitiesChristine A Riedy
Northwest Alaska Center to Reduce Oral Health Disparities, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7475, USA
Public Health Rep 122:592-601. 2007..It argues that strengthening FQHCs through involvement of their dental staff in clinical research may enhance their jobs, draw staff closer to the community, and strengthen their ability to reduce health disparities...
- Evaluating health promotion in schools: a case study of design, implementation and results from the Hong Kong Healthy Schools Award SchemeAlbert Lee
Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, PRC
Promot Educ 12:123-30. 2005..The evaluation framework described in this paper and data collected to assess how schools perform in the HKHSA scheme, provides insight into how HPSs could lead to better outcomes for both education and health...
- Health systems and the implementation of disease programmes: case studies from South AfricaH Schneider
Centre for Health Policy, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Glob Public Health 1:49-64. 2006..These insights may have relevance for the current global wave of treatment programmes for HIV and other infectious diseases...
- Developing internet-based eHealth promotion programs: the Spiral Technology Action Research (STAR) modelHarvey A Skinner
Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto in Ontario
Health Promot Pract 7:406-17. 2006..The model is illustrated by a case study describing the development of the Smoking Zine (www.SmokingZine.org), a youth smoking prevention and cessation Web site...
- Quality improvements in end of life care: insights from two collaborativesJ Lynn
Center to Improve Care of the Dying, RAND, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 26:254-67. 2000..However, two quality improvement (QI) collaboratives sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the Center to Improve Care of the Dying set about making substantial improvements...
- "Computers can land people on Mars, why can't they get them to work in a hospital?" Implementation of an Electronic Patient Record System in a UK HospitalM R Jones
Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG, UK
Methods Inf Med 42:410-5. 2003..This paper aims to describe and interpret the implementation of a hospital information system in a large UK hospital...
- Start-up of the colorectal cancer screening demonstration programAmy DeGroff
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 57, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 5:A38. 2008..Case study results for the start-up period, the time between initial funding and screening initiation, provide details about the program models and start-up process and reveal important lessons learned...
- Use of lean in the emergency department: a case series of 4 hospitalsEric W Dickson
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and UMass Memorial Medical Group, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Ann Emerg Med 54:504-10. 2009..We describe the effects of Lean, a process improvement strategy pioneered by Toyota, on quality of care in 4 emergency departments (EDs)...
- Emergency department overcrowding: the Emergency Department Cardiac Analogy Model (EDCAM)Sandra K Richardson
Emergency Department, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
Accid Emerg Nurs 13:18-23. 2005..This model highlights the need to intervene at each of three key points, in order to address the issue of overcrowding and its associated problems...
- Influences on clinical practice: the case of glue earS Dopson
Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK
Qual Health Care 8:108-18. 1999..The challenge inherent in the case is to go beyond describing the complexity and differences that were found, and look for patterns in the accounts of practice and tease out why such patterns may occur...
- Moving from information transfer to information exchange in health and health careRenée Gravois Lee
Department of Marketing and Advertising, School of Business, Quinnipiac University, 06518, Hamden, CT, USA
Soc Sci Med 56:449-64. 2003....
- Health technology assessment in its local contexts: studies of telehealthcareCarl May
Centre for Health Care Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:697-710. 2003....
- Mental Health Link: the development and formative evaluation of a complex intervention to improve shared care for patients with long-term mental illnessRichard Byng
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
J Eval Clin Pract 10:27-36. 2004..This study aims to develop an intervention and related conceptual framework for developing shared care for patients with long-term mental illness, and to provide a case study of the development of a complex intervention in primary care...
- Handoff strategies in settings with high consequences for failure: lessons for health care operationsEmily S Patterson
Veteran s Administration Getting at Patient Safety GAPS Center, Cincinnati, OH 43210, USA
Int J Qual Health Care 16:125-32. 2004..To describe strategies employed during handoffs in four settings with high consequences for failure...
- Improving government health services through contract management: a case from CambodiaRobert Soeters
HealthNet International, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Health Policy Plan 18:74-83. 2003..Also, the participation of the central level of the Ministry of Health was positive in the contracting process, but the role and participation of the provincial level of the Ministry was more tentative...
- A realist evaluation of the management of a well-performing regional hospital in GhanaBruno Marchal
Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium
BMC Health Serv Res 10:24. 2010..We report on a realist case study of a well performing hospital in Ghana and show how such a realist evaluation design can help to overcome the limited external validity of a traditional case study...
- Costs and health outcomes of intermediate care: results from five UK case study sitesBillingsley Kaambwa
Formerly Health Economics Facility, Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Park House, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2RT, UK
Health Soc Care Community 16:573-81. 2008....
- Building research administration applications for the academic health center: a case studyJ Roger Guard
Academic Information Technology and Libraries, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 231 Albert Sabin Way, P O Box 670574, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0574, USA
Acad Med 80:1032-8. 2005..Included are sections on the evolution to full integration, the impact of the work at UCMC to date, lessons learned during this research and development process, and future plans and needs...
- Doing community-driven research: a description of Seattle Partners for Healthy CommunitiesA Eisinger
Public Health--Seattle and King County, 999 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Urban Health 78:519-34. 2001..Decision making, project selection, and board composition have all been challenges to work through. Learning how to do and sustain the work are lessons being learned as Seattle Partners matures...
- Priority setting for new technologies in medicine: qualitative case studyP A Singer
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1L4
BMJ 321:1316-8. 2000..To describe priority setting for new technologies in medicine...
- Defining and improving data quality in medical registries: a literature review, case study, and generic frameworkDanielle G T Arts
Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:600-11. 2002..The framework can be used to set up a new registry or to identify procedures in existing registries that need adjustment to improve data quality...
- Public health and business: a partnership that makes centsPaul A Simon
Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1029-39. 2006..Examples of past and current partnerships exemplify how public health efforts benefit business and suggest opportunities for future collaboration to improve the public's health...
- Case history of the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies in New York CityN Freudenberg
Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
J Urban Health 78:508-18. 2001..Finally, the report illustrates that CBPR is a process that evolves in response to specific situational factors...
- How do we facilitate carers' involvement in decision making?E Walker
Department of Health and Nursing, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh, UK
J Adv Nurs 34:329-37. 2001..Research studies have recommended changes to current health care practice to facilitate this involvement. However, carers' organizations continue to highlight a gap between policy and practice in relation to involvement...
- Employing clinical decision support to attain our strategic goal: the safe care of the surgical patientSteven K Magid
Hospital for Special Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 21:18-25. 2007....
- A statewide public health approach to improving organ donation: the Massachusetts Organ Donation InitiativeHoward K Koh
Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
Am J Public Health 97:30-6. 2007..Lessons from this initiative have contributed to growing national efforts for increasing organ supply and have provided insights for addressing this continuing public health challenge...
- Business and public health collaboration for emergency preparedness in Georgia: a case studyJames W Buehler
Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
BMC Public Health 6:285. 2006..Lessons learned from this collaboration should be useful to other public health and business leaders interested in developing similar partnerships...
- A practical, robust implementation and sustainability model (PRISM) for integrating research findings into practiceAdrianne C Feldstein
Northwest Permanente, Portland, Oregon, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 34:228-43. 2008..A conceptual framework for improving practice is needed to integrate the key features for successful program design, predictors of implementation and diffusion, and appropriate outcome measures...
- Creating an integrated clinical enterprise at the University of Kentucky: the emergence of UK HealthCareMichael Karpf
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
Acad Med 82:1163-71. 2007..It was this corporate structure and senior management team which has proven to be an effective agent of change and a key to the successful development of a truly integrated clinical enterprise...
- Measuring and improving the quality of hospital language services: insights from the Speaking Together collaborativeMarsha Regenstein
Department of Health Policy, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:356-9. 2007
- Viewpoint: developing a research ethics consultation service to foster responsive and responsible clinical researchInmaculada de Melo-Martin
Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
Acad Med 82:900-4. 2007..The authors conclude by describing the process of development and implementation of such a research ethics consultation service at Weill Medical College of Cornell University...
- Addressing health disparities and environmental justice: the National Library of Medicine's Environmental Health Information Outreach ProgramGale A Dutcher
Office of Outreach and Special Populations, Division of Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 95:330-6. 2007..This paper describes the National Library of Medicine's (NLM's) oldest outreach program to a minority population, a project that has been going on for over fifteen years...
- A partnership in teaching evidence-based medicine to interns at the University of Washington Medical CenterAndrea Ryce
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 95:283-6. 2007
- Exploring SWAp's contribution to the efficient allocation and use of resources in the health sector in ZambiaCollins Chansa
SWAp Secretariat, Department of Planning and Development, Ministry of Health Headquarters, Ndeke House, P O Box 30205, Lusaka 10101, Zambia
Health Policy Plan 23:244-51. 2008..SWAp is not ruled out as a coordination model, but the current setup in Zambia has not proved to be fully effective...
- Reorienting health services with capacity building: a case study of the Core Skills in Health Promotion ProjectH R Yeatman
Graduate School of Public Health, University of Wollongong, Australia
Health Promot Int 17:341-50. 2002..This case study provides a practical example of the usefulness of the capacity building framework in orienting health services to be supportive of health promotion...
- Changing the culture of patient safety: leadership's role in health care quality improvementMax M Cohen
Missouri Baptist Medical Center, BJC HealthCare, St Louis, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:329-35. 2003..This article describes one community hospital's approach to changing its organizational culture and the critical role of leadership in that transformation...
- Sustained Safe Behavior in High-Risk WomenMargaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Capacity to Appoint a Proxy for Research ConsentScott Kim; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Oxidative Stress, DNA Repair & Colorectal Adenoma RiskMichael Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2009..The resulting data will be analyzed using multivariate unconditional logistic regression models. Particular attention will be paid to identification of potential gene- gene, gene-lifestyle, and gene-phenotype interactions. ..
- Longitudinal Study of the RAP Peer Intervention for HIVMargaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- PUBLIC SECTOR COSTS FOR HOMELESS ALCOHOLICSPaul Koegel; Fiscal Year: 2000..These data will be supplemented with organizational case studies of how these systems are interacting with reference to homeless adults with AOD disorders that will ..
- Contemporary Issues in Dental CurriculumAllan Formicola; Fiscal Year: 2007..The curriculum materials produced by the expert panels will provide contemporary teaching materials for dental educators on topics that will improve the quality of patient care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOSMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Process evaluation methods include documentation of lay health advisory contacts and interviews with youth and adult volunteers. ..
- A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking PoliciesMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Findings from this formative research will provide the foundation upon which to design and test effective strategies for creating smoke-free homes in rural, low-income communities. ..
- OPTIMIZING SOFTCOPY DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHYElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003..The JND metrix model will then be used to systematically explore and optimize CRT design tradeoffs for current and future digital-mammography display systems. ..
- Conference--Medical Image PerceptionElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003..This grant will be used to provide financial support for about 12 graduate students and residents, as well as logistic support for publicity and program printing. ..
- MIPS XII ConferenceElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Medical Image Perception Society Confrence XIElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Microbicide Acceptance--Prevent HIV in High-Risk WomenMargaret Weeks; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Optimized Compression for Telepathology Virtual SlidesElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- OPTIMIZING SOFTCOPY DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHYElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2002..The JND metrix model will then be used to systematically explore and optimize CRT design tradeoffs for current and future digital-mammography display systems. ..
- Worker Health and Safety in Chinatown Restaurants: A CBPR StudyMeredith Minkler; Fiscal Year: 2008..Findings of this study will help lay the groundwork for a larger study testing the efficacy of restaurant- and policy-level interventions to improve restaurant worker health and safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MEDICAID MGD CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEC HLTH CARE NEEDSJEAN MITCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Interdisciplinary Understanding of Online ServicesPamela Whitten; Fiscal Year: 2004..The two-day conference will be held during the last week of January 2004 in Tampa, Florida. ..
- Harmonizing Data Standards for Primary CareRobert Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Role of Daily Spirituality in the Disease ProcessGeorge Fitchett; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Responses to Public Health CampaignsRuth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Safety and Quality with Outpatient Order EntryTejal Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2006..Given the diversity of practices, these findings will be generalizable to other organizations and will speed the adoption of these systems. ..
- Capacity Building in Organizational ResearchA Orzano; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Clinical Decision Support in Community Hospitals: Barriers & FacilitatorsJoan S Ash; Fiscal Year: 2010..S. hospitals to Increase quality, safety and efficiency benefits from CPOE with CDS. ..
- Antidepressant Use and SuicideSusan Busch; Fiscal Year: 2009..The significance of this project lies in its potential to help clinicians and policymakers assess and manage competing risk and benefit claims. ..
- CBPR with Community Workers and Health Providers in the Dominican RepublicJennifer Foster; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Sociocultural Processes in Latina Suicide AttemptsLuis Zayas; Fiscal Year: 2009..Key research goals are to determine if, and how, the explanatory factors hypothesized in the literature play a role in the attempts, and to invite the emergence of factors not considered previously. ..
- School Nurse-delivered Smoking Cessation InterventionLori Pbert; Fiscal Year: 2009..If found effective, the study products (i.e., intervention protocol, student materials, training manual, and estimated costs of intervention implementation) will facilitate dissemination of the intervention to school nurses nationally. ..
- Impact of Drug Policy Reform on the HIV Risk Environment among IDUs in TijuanaSteffanie A Strathdee; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in NepalLUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2008..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk AssessmentSAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Missouri Mental Health Employment ProjectANTHONY MENDITTO; Fiscal Year: 2005..This group will advise the Guiding Coalition in development of an R34 application that addresses the next phase of science to service in MO. ..
- Book to Bedside: Promoting & Sustaining EBPs in EldersMarita Titler; Fiscal Year: 2003..The investigation further enhances relationships between investigators with expertise in TRIP, and hospitals responsible for care delivery. ..
- ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIESRajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PHARMACOGENETIC DATABASEPrakash Nadkarni; Fiscal Year: 2002..Informatics assistance will be provided to the individual nodes to assist the task of data exchange, and when necessary, to assist the design of local data collection systems. ..
- Study Plans of Communication and Oral Health DisparitiesAnne Koerber; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Health-Related Interventions for Persons Living with HIVStephen Morin; Fiscal Year: 2004..Not only will we be able to evaluate the program's efficacy on primary & secondary outcomes, cost, & cost-effectiveness, we will also be able to examine predictors of change & to identify barriers to implementation. ..
- Malt beverage use & outcomes in a minority communityRicky Bluthenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- ROBUST QUERY OF HETEROGENEOUS CLINICAL DATABASESPrakash Nadkarni; Fiscal Year: 2002..In particular, research will be performed on utilization of newer database technologies, such as new indexing methods, as well as parallel database implementations. ..
- COMMUNITY CONTEXT, SEP OPERATIONS, & HIV RISK AMONG IDUsRicky Bluthenthal; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Male Concerns & Preventions of HIV/STDs in IndiaSTEPHEN SCHENSUL; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Hispanicity, Language, and Psychiatric DiagnosisLuis Zayas; Fiscal Year: 2004..In Spanish-only taped interviews, the second clinician who will be monolingual (English) will also be assisted by the translator. Data analysis consists of both quantitative and qualitative approaches. ..
- Tobacco Industry Targeting of Gays and LesbiansRuth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Annual Health Services Research MeetingPatricia Pittman; Fiscal Year: 2008..With AHRQ's support, Academy Health will continue to offer this important forum to showcase critical health services research and help move those results from bench to bedside. ..
- Developing Interventions for Latino Children, Youth and FamiliesLuis Zayas; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS 'NEW VENTURES' E J PARTNERSHIPLinda Silka; Fiscal Year: 2003..In Year 4 we will emphasize integrating the four strands of activities so that they will continue to be sustained beyond the grant period and will complete the evaluation of the partnership. ..
- The Relation of Hospital Workload to Patient SafetyJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2003..A second potential outcome will be to make available cost-effective screening tools for monitoring adverse events and errors. ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care PracticeSteven Ornstein; Fiscal Year: 2009..A mixed-method process evaluation will also be conducted to assess the adoption of PPRNet-TRIP within participating practices. ..
- TRANSPORTABILITY OF NEW TREATMENTS: MST AS A TEST CASESonja Schoenwald; Fiscal Year: 2003..Test a mediation model of treatment effectiveness in which the impact of intra- and extra-organizational factors and individual clinician variables on outcomes is mediated by clinician adherence. ..
- Forging Implementation of Cancer Screening Reminder Systems (FICSRS)Adrianne Feldstein; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Post-Trial Access for Insured and Uninsured ParticipantsJoel Weissman; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Hospital strategies to improve outcome performanceELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
- Nursing Interventions & Outcomes in 3 Older PopulationsMarita Titler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Develop a guideline for construction and use of a nursing effectiveness research database built from electronic data repositories. ..
- Using Barcode Technology to Improve Medication SafetyTejal Gandhi; Fiscal Year: 2004..The applicant believes that this study will advance the national patient safety agenda and significantly impact the way medication is delivered by hospitals in the future. ..
- Alzheimer Screening in Primary Care: PRISM-PC StudyMalaz Boustani; Fiscal Year: 2009..Future directions: We anticipate that participants'responses could guide the design of specific counseling and educational interventions to overcome a patients'reluctance to accept dementia screening. ..
- Improving Safety and Quality with Integrated TechnologyJeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2006..The findings, though applied specifically for OB, can be applied to many areas of medicine and surgery. The findings will provide inpatient and outpatient HIT stakeholders needed information to make important decisions. ..
- CCBAR Workshop 2006-2007STACY LINDAU; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Ethics of Surrogate Consent for Dementia ResearchScott Y Kim; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Mental Health & Criminal Justice Post-doctoral TrainingNancy Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Analysis of tobacco industry documents--Asia/AustraliaSimon Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS IN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2004..The research project will include agencies serving adolescents (ages 12-18) representing those most commonly used by youth with co-morbid disorders. ..
- Center for Research on Quality in Managed CareKenneth Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes PreventionRoss Brownson; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., computerized tailoring, GIS mapping). Study findings will be disseminated in collaboration with co- investigators, federal agencies, and other public health agencies to a variety of professional audiences. ..
- CARIBBEAN CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTITUTE ON MANAGING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASEDOROTHY POWELL; Fiscal Year: 2008..pdf application/pdf Tracking Number: GRANT00223499 ..
- Feasibility and Effects of Preventive Home VisitsMalcolm Cutchin; Fiscal Year: 2008..The intervention could be made widely available, and it could prevent greater costs associated with acute and long-term care of the rapidly growing older adult population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Toward a clinical trial of care integration in NMRobert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Integrating and Expanding Clinical Research NetworksRobert Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004..3. Collaborate with other clinical research networks to facilitate the communication and cooperation of RIOS Net with one or more additional networks. 4. Expand the RIOS Net information technology infrastructure and linkage capability...
- Concept Mapping of Readiness for Evidence-Based PracticeGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2005..Develop a theoretical model of readiness for EBPs that can be tested in subsequent studies; 5. Develop a preliminary measure of organizational readiness for EBP for use in subsequent studies. ..
- Competence to Consent in Schizophrenia ResearchScott Kim; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- SURVEILLANCE AND ANALYSIS OF THE UNC ALUMNI HEART STUDYIlene Siegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Adding additional measures to the present rich data base, places the UNC Alumni Heart Study in an excellent position to help fill these gaps in the next 5 years, as these members of the early Baby Boom Cohort approach age 60. ..
- Hospital Unions, Staffing, Wages, and Patient SafetyJoanne Spetz; Fiscal Year: 2009..This study will delve into the "black box" of hospital unionization to learn whether and how unions affect the delivery and quality of care. ..
- Clinical & Microarray Data Predict Lung Cancer OutcomesMary Edgerton; Fiscal Year: 2006..e., those with mechanistic explanations), than purely unsupervised approaches. Knowledge discovery will be evaluated based on domain expertise in the molecular basis of cancer. ..
- STRUCTURAL MECHANISMS OPERATING IN UNRESPONSIVE ASTHMARobert Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003....