organizational decision making
Summary: The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.
Publications229 found, 100 shown here
- 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...
- Evidence-based priority-setting: what do the decision-makers think?Craig Mitton
Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, University of British Columbia, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 9:146-52. 2004..Although such activity should be based, at least in part, on evidence, there are limited examples in the literature of decision-makers reflecting on their use of evidence in priority-setting...
- Health policy-makers' perceptions of their use of evidence: a systematic reviewSimon Innvaer
Health Services Research Unit, National Institute of Public Health, Postboks 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
J Health Serv Res Policy 7:239-44. 2002..The aim of this systematic review was to summarise the evidence from interview studies of facilitators of, and barriers to, the use of research evidence by health policy-makers...
- Setting priorities in the south west of Western Australia: where are we now?Craig Mitton
Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, BC Research Institute for Women s and Children s Health, Vancouver, Canada
Aust Health Rev 28:301-10. 2004....
- Priority setting in hospitals: fairness, inclusiveness, and the problem of institutional power differencesJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1L4
Soc Sci Med 61:2355-62. 2005....
- Framework for describing and classifying decision-making systems using technology assessment to determine the reimbursement of health technologies (fourth hurdle systems)John Hutton
Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, UK
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 22:10-8. 2006..To achieve a better understanding of the potential for use of HTA in this context, an analytical framework was developed to describe and classify existing fourth hurdle systems...
- Priority setting in the provincial health services authority: survey of key decision makersFlora Teng
Centre for Healthcare Innovation and Improvement, B C Research Institute for Children s and Women s Health, Vancouver, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 7:84. 2007..The current work adds to a limited yet growing body of international literature describing priority setting practices in health organizations...
- Setting priorities and allocating resources in health regions: lessons from a project evaluating program budgeting and marginal analysis (PBMA)Craig R Mitton
Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr N W, Alta, Calgary, Canada T2N 4N1
Health Policy 64:335-48. 2003..However, the framework has undergone limited evaluation, and insight into how such evaluation should even take place is not found in the literature...
- Using discrete choice modelling in priority setting: an application to clinical service developmentsS Farrar
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, UK
Soc Sci Med 50:63-75. 2000..It is argued that DCM is a potentially useful technique to be used within the area of priority setting more generally. However, further work is required to address methodological issues around the technique...
- 'Working the system'. Achieving change through partnership working: an evaluation of cancer partnership groupsAlison Richardson
Chair of Cancer and Palliative Nursing Care, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London, UK
Health Expect 8:210-20. 2005....
- 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...
- Leadership and priority setting: the perspective of hospital CEOsDavid Reeleder
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Suite 425, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5T 3M6
Health Policy 79:24-34. 2006..It also provides a leadership guide for decision makers to improve the quality of their leadership, and in so doing, we believe, the fairness of their priority setting...
- NICE methodological guidelines and decision making in the National Health Service in England and WalesAmiram Gafni
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Pharmacoeconomics 21:149-57. 2003....
- 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...
- Effect of hospital conversion on organizational decision making and service coordinationRuth A Anderson
School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 28:141-54. 2003..As predicted from complexity theory, MDs and RNs had greater levels of participation and influence over final decision choices in converted hospitals than in nonconverted hospitals...
- Towards systematic reviews that inform health care management and policy-makingJohn Lavis
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 10:35-48. 2005..To identify ways to improve the usefulness of systematic reviews for health care managers and policy-makers that could then be evaluated prospectively...
- National Institute for Clinical Excellence and its value judgmentsMichael D Rawlins
Wolfson Unit of Clinical Pharmacology, Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle NE2 4HH
BMJ 329:224-7. 2004
- Health-care decision-making processes in Latin America: problems and prospects for the use of economic evaluationCynthia P Iglesias
Centre for Health Economics Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:1-14. 2005..The aim was to identify the opportunities, obstacles, and changes needed to facilitate the introduction of EE as a formal tool in health-care decision-making processes in LA...
- A difficult balancing act: policy actors' perspectives on using economic evaluation to inform health-care coverage decisions under the Universal Health Insurance Coverage scheme in ThailandYot Teerawattananon
Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program HITAP, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Value Health 11:S52-60. 2008....
- A perspective on the analysis of credible commitment and myopia in health sector decision makingStephen Jan
Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Health Policy 63:269-78. 2003..However, the importance of the notion of commitment needs to be recognised against the background of other institutional factors that may influence decision making...
- Norms in tension: democracy and efficiency in Bangladeshi health and population sector reformJeremy Shiffman
Department of Public Administration, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University, 306 Eggers Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244 1090, USA
Soc Sci Med 57:1547-57. 2003..It does so with reference to the norms of efficiency, effectiveness, sovereignty and democracy as a means of making explicit the values that need to be considered in order to make health and population sector reform a fair process...
- 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'...
- Priority setting in developing countries health care institutions: the case of a Ugandan hospitalLydia Kapiriri
Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 6:127. 2006..The objective of this paper is to describe priority setting in a teaching hospital in Uganda and evaluate the description against an ethical framework for fair priority setting processes--Accountability for Reasonableness...
- Tools of the trade: a comparative analysis of approaches to priority setting in healthcareC Mitton
Health Economics Program, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
Health Serv Manage Res 16:96-105. 2003..Although PBMA is not without challenges, from an economic perspective, it does seem to "get the thinking right", and, importantly, as a process, can incorporate some of the other approaches to priority setting discussed in this paper...
- 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...
- Fairness, accountability for reasonableness, and the views of priority setting decision-makersDouglas K Martin
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and the Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ont M5G 1L4, Canada
Health Policy 61:279-90. 2002..According to these decision makers, accountability for reasonableness is acceptable and applicable. Our findings also provide refinements to accountability for reasonableness...
- Participation in health care priority-setting through the eyes of the participantsDouglas K Martin
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L4, Canada
J Health Serv Res Policy 7:222-9. 2002..To begin addressing these gaps, we interviewed individuals who participated on two priority-setting committees to identify key insights from participants about participation...
- The impact of re-engineering and other cost reduction strategies on the staff of a large teaching hospital: a longitudinal studyC A Woodward
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Med Care 37:556-69. 1999....
- 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...
- Explicit and implicit rationing: taking responsibility and avoiding blame for health care choicesC Ham
Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, 40 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RT, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 6:163-9. 2001..The politics of rationing may favour muddling through and the evasion of responsibility but this will be difficult to sustain in an environment in which public awareness of decision-making in health care is growing...
- Promoting participation in organizational decision making by clients with severe mental illnessDonald M Linhorst
School of Social Service, Saint Louis University, MO 63103, USA
Soc Work 50:21-30. 2005This qualitative study assessed clients' participation in organizational decision making in a public long-term psychiatric hospital...
- Cost-effectiveness and evidence evaluation as criteria for coverage policyAlan M Garber
Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) . 2004..Finally, I discuss options for incorporating considerations of cost-effectiveness into coverage policy and other aspects of benefit design...
- Centralized drug review processes: are they fair?Craig R Mitton
Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1V1V7
Soc Sci Med 63:200-11. 2006..This study represents the first attempt to conduct an international comparison of the fairness of centralized drug review agencies in the eyes of participating stakeholders...
- 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...
- Clinical use of medical devices in the 'Bermuda Triangle'Larry Kessler
Office of Science and Technology, U S Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 23:200-7. 2004..We suggest new policy and pragmatic strategies that can close the gaps and move decision making relevant to technology forward more rapidly than is now the case...
- Health plans' coverage determinations for technology-based interventions: the case of electrical bone growth stimulationAlison J Huang
Center for Health Policy, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif, USA
Am J Manag Care 10:957-62. 2004....
- Health policy and its implementation in small island developing states in the British West IndiesAllan McNaught
Health Development Department, School of Health and Social Care, University of Greenwich, London, UK
Int J Health Plann Manage 18:313-28. 2003..It is postulated that the variations are anchored in the nature of the local context, the working practices and ideologies of politicians, senior public servants and the local policy elite...
- Setting priorities in health care organizations: criteria, processes, and parameters of successJennifer L Gibson
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, 88 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L4, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 4:25. 2004..Very little has been reported from the perspective of Board members and senior managers about what criteria, processes and parameters of success they would use to set priorities fairly...
- 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...
- Health policy-making in central and eastern Europe: lessons from the inaction on injuries?M McKee
European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Health Policy Plan 15:263-9. 2000..There is also a need to develop non-governmental organizations that have sufficient capacity to undertake their own analyses and to place issues on the agenda...
- Reimbursement decisions in health policy--extending our understanding of the elements of decision-makingVeronika Wirtz
Department of Practice and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK
Health Policy 73:330-8. 2005..Complementing the analysis of decision-making about reimbursement by incorporating these factors could increase our understanding and potentially improve decision-making...
- Setting priorities in Canadian regional health authorities: a survey of key decision makersCraig Mitton
Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Alta, Canada
Health Policy 60:39-58. 2002....
- Discrepant attitudes about teamwork among critical care nurses and physiciansEric J Thomas
University of Texas Houston Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, USA
Crit Care Med 31:956-9. 2003..To measure and compare critical care physicians' and nurses' attitudes about teamwork...
- Strategies to enhance the use of health systems research for health sector reformR Sauerborn
Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Trop Med Int Health 4:827-35. 1999..Ideas are true forces that change the tangible world. The man and woman of action has no less responsibility to understand the world than the scholar'. Donabedian (1986)..
- Use of health impact assessment in incorporating health considerations in decision makingClare Davenport
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:196-201. 2006....
- Evaluating health impact assessmentR J Quigley
Research and Information Directorate, Health Development Agency, 330 High Holborn, London WC1V 7BA, UK
Public Health 118:544-52. 2004....
- Decisions to adopt new technologies at the hospital level: insights from Israeli medical centersDan Greenberg
Department of Health System Management, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:219-27. 2005....
- Intensive care unit admissions do not pass the reasonableness testMartin A Strosberg
Crit Care Med 31:2809-11. 2003
- Trust between managers and physicians in community hospitals: the effects of power over hospital decisionsM J Succi
University of Connecticut, USA
J Healthc Manag 43:397-414; discussion 415. 1998..Such initiatives will give physicians more "voice" in hospital decision making, thus creating opportunities for physicians to express their interests and play a more active role in the pursuit of the hospital's mission and objectives...
- A politico-economic analysis of decision making in funding health service organisationsStephen Jan
Health Economics and Financing Programme, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:427-35. 2003..The results indicate that such a process can be effective in not only generating the necessary goodwill to enable such group decision making, but also in establishing a more realistic set of policy recommendations...
- Public participation in health planning and priority setting at the district level in UgandaLydia Kapiriri
Centre for International Health and Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Health Policy Plan 18:205-13. 2003..To explore the experiences of the public and leaders with participatory planning and priority setting in health, in a decentralized district in Uganda...
- A stakeholder analysisZ Varvasovszky
National Health Insurance Fund, Budapest, Hungary
Health Policy Plan 15:338-45. 2000..However, various biases and uncertainties necessitate a cautious approach in using it and applying its results...
- Do health-care decision makers find economic evaluations useful? The findings of focus group research in UK health authoritiesChristiane Hoffmann
Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, United Kingdom
Value Health 5:71-8. 2002..The findings are presented and discussed in light of other studies that have addressed this issue...
- Enhancing skills for evidence-based healthcare leadership: the Executive Training for Research Application (EXTRA) programWendy Nicklin
Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation, Ottawa, ON
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:35-44. 2005..It is therefore a potential long-term lever of cultural decision-making change within healthcare organizations...
- Values based decision making: a tool for achieving the goals of healthcareAnne E Mills
Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia, USA
HEC Forum 17:18-32. 2005..But once leadership was sure that "shared vision" existed leadership was able to trust staff to make appropriate decisions to realize that vision...
- Successful strategic planning: creating clarityJim Adams
Healthlink Inc, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 19:24-31. 2005..with uncertainty, such as scenario planning, fit with organizational strategic planning? How can a meaningful IT strategy be developed if the organization strategy is lacking? What principles should guide a good IT planning process?..
- Area Health Education Centers: strengths, challenges, and implications for Academic Health Science Center leadersBryan J Weiner
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 30:194-202. 2005....
- Achieving effective staffing through a shared decision-making approach to open-shift managementNancy M Valentine
Main Line Health, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010, USA
J Nurs Adm 38:331-5. 2008....
- Interprofessional practice: learning how to collaborateAntoinette McCallin
Division of Health Care Practice, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Contemp Nurse 20:28-37. 2005..Dialogue has the potential to encourage collegial learning, change thinking, support new working relationships, and improve client care...
- Ann R. Cox, CAE--Executive Director, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. Interview by Eileen LukesAnn R Cox
AAOHN J 54:237-9. 2006
- Case study: reconciling the quality and safety gap through strategic planningLianne Jeffs
Nursing Clinical Research, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:32-40. 2006....
- Succession planning: multilevel organizational strategies for the new workforceEdna Cadmus
Patient Care Services, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:298-303. 2006..Partnerships with human resources and the education department are key for success. The author shares one medical center's experience with succession planning and ongoing strategies for success...
- Best-practice protocols: get your board on boardRichard Hader
Meridian Health System, Neptune, NJ, USA
Nurs Manage 38:32-6; quiz 37. 2007..Here, learn recommendations for board-of-director involvement...
- Organizational change and work-related empowermentLiisa Kuokkanen
R and D, Helsinki Polytechnic, Stadia, Helsinki, Finland
J Nurs Manag 15:500-7. 2007..This study describes the views of multidisciplinary teams on work-related empowerment in a transitional organization...
- Management of change for nurses: lessons from the discipline of organizational studiesChris Shanley
University of New South Wales, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia sswahs nsw gov au
J Nurs Manag 15:538-46. 2007..This paper explores the literature on change management from the discipline of organizational studies to provide insights that nurse managers can use in their professional practice...
- Team behavioral norms: a shared vision for a healthy patient care workplaceMickey L Parsons
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio School of Nursing, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 30:213-8. 2007..Attributes of each norm are described to assist nurses to positively influence their core unit work culture...
- Appreciative inquiry for leading in complex systems: supporting the transformation of academic nursing cultureRoseanne C Moody
Department of Environments for Health, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, USA
J Nurs Educ 46:319-24. 2007....
- Blueprint for design: creating models that direct changeGail A Wolf
Nursing Leadership Program, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:381-7. 2007..The authors explore that evidence and discuss the structure, process, and outcomes that should be considered in designing care delivery models for the future...
- Strategies and tools for managing changeMaura MacPhee
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Nurs Adm 37:405-13. 2007..It all depends on how change is managed. The author describes major leadership strategies and tools to effectively manage change, particularly innovative changes that result in better outcomes for patients, staff, and the organization...
- Interdisciplinary shared decision-making: taking shared governance to the next levelMarie Golanowski
Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Nurs Adm Q 31:341-53. 2007..Preliminary outcomes indicate that these new processes have had a positive effect in helping the organization find better ways to innovate and improve patient care...
- 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...
- Addressing spiritual leadership: an organizational modelLisa Burkhart
Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, IL 60626, USA
J Nurs Adm 38:33-9. 2008..Specific initiatives are highlighted...
- Organizational culture: the silent political forceJoEllen Koerner
Nurse MetriX, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57110, USA
Nurs Adm Q 32:49-56. 2008....
- Engaging staff in the Magnet journey: the key is communicationPeg Pierson
Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, Lincoln, NE, USA
Medsurg Nurs 16:23-8. 2007..This plan remains a framework for ongoing communications toward sustaining a Magnet culture, completing annual interim reports, and preparing for redesignation in 4 years...
- Competencies and tips for effective leadership: from novice to expertMaria R Shirey
Shirey and Associates, Evansville, Indiana, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:167-70. 2007
- Diffusion of innovation: the leaders' role in creating the organizational context for evidence-based practiceGregory Crow
Tim Porter O Grady Associates, San Francisco, CA, USA
Nurs Adm Q 30:236-42. 2006..Transitioning from traditional structures to structures that are more of a partnership between point-of-service staff and administrators is the foundation for creating an evidence-based practice culture...
- Evidence-based practice: how nurse leaders can facilitate innovationMaria R Shirey
Shirey and Associates, Evansville, IN, USA
Nurs Adm Q 30:252-65. 2006..Third, strategies for applying innovation diffusion theory to facilitate EBNP adoption are proposed. Lastly, the article ends with a leadership call to action...
- Moving from a culture of blame to a culture of safety in the nursing home settingJill Scott-Cawiezell
University of Missouri Columbia, Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO, USA
Nurs Forum 41:133-40. 2006..A culture of safety...
- Employee innovation behaviour in health care: the influence from management and colleaguesB W Amo
Bodø Graduate School of Business, N 8049 Bodø, Norway
Int Nurs Rev 53:231-7. 2006..Innovation behaviour is also desired by nurses' and other healthcare workers' professional organizations of as it is regarded as a way of improving the working conditions of the healthcare worker...
- The principles of leadershipKari Hohne
Powershift Org, PO Box 1753, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140, USA
J Trauma Nurs 13:122-5. 2006
- Barriers and enablers to changing organizational culture in nursing homesCynthia C Scalzi
School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Nurs Adm Q 30:368-72. 2006..To discuss the barriers and enablers of changing organizational culture in 3 nursing homes undergoing a culture change initiative, and suggest actions for program enhancement...
- Strategic collaborative model for evidence-based nursing practiceRosaline A Olade
College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha 68198 5330, USA
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:60-8. 2004..To describe a model that has been developed to guide nurses and other health professionals in collaborative efforts toward evidence-based nursing practice...
- First-line nurse managers in university hospitals--captives to their own professional culture?Elina Viitanen
Tampere School of Public Health and Medical Fund of Tampere University Hospital, University of Tampere, FIN 33014 Tampere, Finland
J Nurs Manag 15:114-22. 2007..This study investigates whether first-line nurse managers in hospitals share common dispositions related to managerial work and leadership, what they are like, and what their relationship is with the various expectations set on them...
- Leader empowering behaviours, staff nurse empowerment and work engagement/burnoutPaula Greco
School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Western Ontario, London, ON
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:41-56. 2006..4, chi=3, chi=0.96, chi=0.95, chi=0.95). These findings suggest that the Leader's empowering behaviours can enhance person-job fit and prevent burnout. These findings have important implications in the current nursing shortage...
- Organisational climate as a cause of job dissatisfaction among nursing staff in selected hospitals within the Mpumalanga ProvinceC S P Lephoko
Department of Health Studies, University of South Africa
Curationis 29:28-36. 2006..Recommendations were made to promote job satisfaction in selected public hospitals within the Mpumalanga province...
- Measuring change: a key component of building a culture of safetyJudy Smetzer
Institute for Safe Medication Practices, Huntingdon Valley, PA, USA
Nurs Econ 25:49-51. 2007
- Enhancing the work environment of staff nurses using targeted interventions of supportSusan R Lacey
Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
J Nurs Adm 38:336-40. 2008..The authors discuss 3 programs to enhance the work environment through increased professional practice. The rationale for these programs, preimplementation and postimplementation are explained...
- Leading and empowering the multicultural work teamNancy Rollins Gantz
Principal of Rollins Gantz International Consulting Associates, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Semin Nurse Manag 10:164-70. 2002..Within this environment, members are valued for who they are and what they share, without bearing on race, religion, ethnicity, and orientation or physical limitations...
- Shared governance: a nurse executive responseDonna M Herrin
Methodist Healthcare, Memphis, TN, USA
Online J Issues Nurs 9:4. 2004
- How do integrated delivery systems adopt and implement clinical information systems?Bryan J Weiner
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 29:51-66. 2004..Using case study methods, we identified general themes and explored how organizational context factors and information technology characteristics affect adoption and implementation processes...
- The importance of leadership in the development of an integrated teamSharon Outhwaite
Team Leader, Fareham and Gosport Community Learning Disability Team, Fareham, Hampshire, UK
J Nurs Manag 11:371-6. 2003..To provide a personal perspective on the role of leadership within the development of an integrated team...
- Interdisciplinary team leadership: a revisionist approach for an old problem?Antoinette McCallin
Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Community, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand
J Nurs Manag 11:364-70. 2003..Stewardship is proposed as a potential philosophy for interdisciplinary team leadership, and a new, shared leadership role of practice leader is suggested...
- Transformational leadership: worthwhile the investment!Sabina De Geest
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 2:3-5. 2003
- Morally managing executive mistakesPaul B Hofmann
Provenance Health Partners, Moraga, California, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 18:3-27. 2002....
- Hospital reengineering: an evolving management innovation: history, current status and future directionS L Walston
Indiana University, USA
J Health Hum Serv Adm 23:388-415. 2001..Finally, the authors suggest a number of reasons that may impact on the success or failure of reengineering...
- Time and your futureEdward J O'Connor
University of Colorado, Denver, USA
Mich Health Hosp 39:30-1. 2003
- What constitutes effective leadership? Perceptions of magnet and nonmagnet nurse leadersValda V Upenieks
Nursing Administration Graduate Program, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 6917, USA
J Nurs Adm 33:456-67. 2003....
- Are you in with the in crowd?Art Kleiner
Harv Bus Rev 81:86-92, 118. 2003..If you want to move the organization in a new direction, you may need to explicitly challenge the core group. Otherwise the rest of the organization will not go along...
- Nurse leaders' perceptions of what compromises successful leadership in today's acute inpatient environmentValda Upenieks
School of Nursing, Graduate Program of Nursing Administration, University of California Los Angeles, 3 264 Faltor Building, Box 956917, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6917, USA
Nurs Adm Q 27:140-52. 2003..The findings of this study are both timely and relevant for nurse leaders faced with the effects of the current supply-and-demand nursing shortage and with fiscal restraints mandated by managed care and regulatory agencies...
- From survival to success. It takes more than theoryRoberta J Bradford
Drake Center, Inc, 151 W Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45216, USA
Nurs Adm Q 27:106-19. 2003..This article will discuss how unique and personal skill sets of a leader complement elements of traditional change theory, resulting in moving organizations from minimal existence to national recognition...
- Power sharing. A transformational strategy for nurse retention, effectiveness, and extra effortJoan Trofino
Jean Trofino Associates, Health Care and Business Consultation, Las Vegas, NV 89117, USA
Nurs Leadersh Forum 8:64-71. 2003..Strategies for power sharing include serving as role models and mentors, energizing staff, resisting attitudes of staff ownership, reducing staff nurse stress of leader presence, and information sharing and commendations at meetings...
- Adoption of Innovations in Private A &D Treatment CentersPaul M Roman; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Los Angeles Area Health Service Research Training ProgramThomas H Rice; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- ASSESSING STATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INTEGRATIONMICHAEL FRUMKIN; Fiscal Year: 1980....
- Study of the Naturalistic Dissemination Process of an Evidence-based ProgramAndrea Dunn; Fiscal Year: 2009..The project will improve theoretical understanding of dissemination and provide empirical information for improving dissemination strategies for evidence-based prevention programs. ..
- IAIMS PHASE II OPERATIONAL GRANT FOR CITY OF HOPE--CRISSJoyce Niland; Fiscal Year: 2003..structure needed for success including development of appropriate teams and committees for organizational decision making and change (the Information Planning Management Committee, IAIMS Planning Committee, Task Teams); 2...
- Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and EvidenceRobin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008..This project has promising potential to improve quality of care to the rural population using the novel approach of focusing on an understudied area, nursing in rural hospitals. ..
- Linking Performance Measures to Treatment OutcomesDeborah Garnick; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our goal is to develop a data set rich enough to support testing the WCG performance measures and their relationship to outcomes in states that represent larger and more diverse populations. ..
- Promoting Fidelity Using Remote and Onsite SupportChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2006..Study results will inform the prevention field concerning the potential for personalized coaching and technical assistance to promote curriculum fidelity and affect key student-level mediating variables. ..
- Responses to Public Health CampaignsRuth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Jornaleros Unidos con el Pueblo (Day Laborers United)Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2006..Outcome indictors will be formulated to reflect changes in hazardous work conditions and their social and structural context and changes in the collective capacity of the community. ..
- SCHOOL BASED DRUG PREVENTION PROGRAMChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Treatment with Exercise Augmentation for DepressionMadhukar Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- African-American Haplotype Map Engagement and Follow-upMORRIS FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular CarcinomaRichard Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Furthermore, these analyses will serve to support future developments of prospective clinical trials. ..
- Third International Conference on Urban HealthHortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Value of Health Information Exchange in Ambulatory CareJOSEPH OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effects of Managed Care Growth on Charity Care:Christopher Keane; Fiscal Year: 2007..He will study this literature through formal courses and through interaction with mentors, applying this knowledge to the analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Diffusion of Drug Prevention Curricula NationwideChristopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teensBernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Self-Care & Outcomes Among Kidney Transplant RecipientsElisa Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007..candidates for transplant through education, d) evaluating health policies designed to prevent financial barriers to kidney transplantation, and e) eliminating disparities in long-term kidney survival rates [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Fatigue in HIV-Positive PeopleJulie Barroso; Fiscal Year: 2008..Results from this study will be used to guide the development of interventions to prevent or ameliorate fatigue in seropositive individuals. ..
- REVAMP Follow-UpMadhukar Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- The impact of quality end-of-life care in nursing homesSARAH ANN FORBES THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..Findings from this study will drive the development of interventions aimed at differing levels of communication, leadership, communication, and palliative care to improve end-of-life care for nursing home residents. ..
- Indiana PROSPECTJOSEPH MARCUS OVERHAGE; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Third International Conference on Urban HealthHortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The Health Insurance Dynamics of Older AmericansMARY BUNDORF; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Effects of Health Plan Report Cards on Quality of CareMARY BUNDORF; Fiscal Year: 2004..This information is essential for both large purchasers, such as the Medicare program and employers, and policy makers to determine the appropriate role of these types of interventions in improving quality of care. ..
- Tobacco Industry Targeting of Gays and LesbiansRuth Malone; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- A Comprehensive Database of Cost-Effectiveness AnalysesPeter Neumann; Fiscal Year: 2003..The web-based data should also understand the needs of different scientists to be understood and policymakers, and bridges to be built across disparate communities. ..
- Mental Health Residential Capacity PlanningEri Kuno; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- PROBLEMATIC VOCALIZATIONS--BACKROUND AND PROXIMAL FACTORCornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2003..Further, data from a core set of background and proximal factors common across the three interactive projects will be combined to develop a model of factors operative in producing NDBs in general. ..
- ANALYSIS OF TOBACCO DEPOSITIONS AND TRIAL TESTIMONYRonald Davis; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Impact of Poor Health & AIDS on Small Businesses in SAMark Pauly; Fiscal Year: 2003..They will be useful for predicting the effect of changes in health on economic activity in this sector, and for allocating resources for disease prevention and treatment. ..
- SCAR TRIP Conference: Transforming Medical ImagingKatherine Andriole; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- UC4 AP4 Cancer Therapy CenterPaul Bunn; Fiscal Year: 2004..Chan, PI); 2) vaccine/ DNAI/ RNA therapy (R. Garcea, PI); 3) angiogenic inhibitors/ PK/ PD modeling (S.G. Eckhardt, PI); and 4) chemoprevention agents (R. Nemenoff, PI). ..
- Hospital quality indicatorsJeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT SYSTEM SURVEYJeffrey Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2006..In short, NDATSS is well-positioned to become the critical source of information for monitoring and analyzing the on-going evolution of the nation's outpatient drug abuse treatment system. ..
- 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. ..
- A Longitudinal Study of Influenza Vaccine DecisionsGretchen Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will extend the understanding of predictors of influenza vaccine acceptance and will prove valuable in the development of intervention strategies to boost vaccine acceptance rates. ..
- Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving JailNicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
- Nurse Staffing and Adverse Events on Inpatient UnitsEILEEN LAKE; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will strengthen the evidence base on how nurse staffing patterns and practice environments support the quality and safety of patient care. ..
- ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIESRajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS OF SANDBLASTING SUBSTITUTESBeth Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- QUALITATIVE STUDY OF COUPLES' COMMUNICATION AND BEHAVIORDavid Seal; Fiscal Year: 2002..Study findings will be disseminated for use in the development of programs promoting relationship health in couples. ..
- Image Theory in Disseminating Evidence-Based PracticesPaul Falzer; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- NIAMS Muiltidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in...Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2006..It will require computer modeling, based on precedents in MR-PET scanning. We will determine if surgeons will accept the synthesized images as a replacement for CT-myelography for purposes of surgical planning. ..
- PARTNERSHIP APPROACH FOR SUSTAINING BEST PRACTICESCornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2001..This study holds the promise of improving care in nursing homes by testing an organizational-level change intervention to sustain the use of nursing care best practice protocols and thus improve the quality of care. ..
- UAMS Alzheimer's Disease Core CenterCornelia Beck; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)Teresa Waters; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY REVIEW OF GENETIC RESEARCHMORRIS FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2005..We anticipate that different levels of community review will be applicable to different kinds of local and nested communities. ..
- RE-AIM Evaluation of Tailored Smoking Harm ReductionRussell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- ENHANCING MUCOSAL IMMUNE RESPONSES BY MICROENCAPSULATIONPaul Offit; Fiscal Year: 2005..The availability of microencapsulated virus provides a unique opportunity to understand the relationship between APC and protective mucosal immune responses. ..
- Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and ParentsBernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- A Decision Support Tool for Adult Sickle Cell Emergency Department PatientsPaula Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2010..This knowledge will position the candidate to launch a research career as an investigator who will conduct projects aimed at scientifically evaluating mechanisms to improve the care of persons with SCD in the ED setting. ..
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DyNADS: A Dynamic Network Analysis Decision Support Tool for Nurse ManagersJoyce A Verran; Fiscal Year: 2010..3. Evaluate DyNADS'validity, scalability, and usefulness through a field test. 4. Evaluate the feasibility of implementing DyNADS or nursing units. ..
- A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study of an Intervention for Medication AdherenceBradi B Granger; Fiscal Year: 2010..Although medication adherence improves CHF outcomes, adherence rates remain around 50%. The intervention to be tested in these projects has the potential to improve CHF outcomes by improving adherence rates. ..
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Impact of CPAP on Functional Outcomes in Milder OSATerri Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2006..Secondary aims of the study are: 1) to examine whether CPAP also improves daytime sleepiness; 2) to determine whether CPAP can reduce nocturnal blood pressure to lower the risk for stroke and hypertension linked to OSA. ..
- Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A PRESCRIPTION FOR ENHANCING RESIDENT QUALITY OF LIFEAnn Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study holds promise for improving quality of life for nursing home residents with dementia by using theoretically based activities to respond to their needs. ..
- Colorectoral cancer screening decisions in primary careJames Dolan; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Economic Evaluation of Addiction ServicesJENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INFORMATION INTERPRETATION IN PATIENT DECISION SUPPORTMargaret Holmes Rovner; Fiscal Year: 2001..a treatment? 2) Do information types differentially affect participants' interpretation of importance and salience of the information? 3) What new questions or concerns are raised for participants by full information? ..
- A Web-based Conference on Evidence Based Practice for Rural HospitalsKathleen Oman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HLTH LIT, SOC SUPPORT,& HLTH: SURVEY OF MEDICARE ENROLLEShoou Yih Lee; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..