Summary: Theoretical representations and constructs that describe or explain the structure and hierarchy of relationships and interactions within or between formal organizational entities or informal social groups.
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- Transformational change in health care systems: an organizational modelCarol VanDeusen Lukas
Center for Organization, Leadership and Management Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 32:309-20. 2007..S. health care system. Six years later, many health care organizations have embraced the report's goals, but few have succeeded in making the substantial transformations needed to achieve those aims...
- Out-of-hours care in western countries: assessment of different organizational modelsLinda Huibers
Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
BMC Health Serv Res 9:105. 2009Internationally, different organizational models are used for providing out-of-hours care. The aim of this study was to assess prevailing models in order to identify their potential strengths and weaknesses.
- Access in health services research: the battle of the frameworksThomas C Ricketts
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Campus Box 7590, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
Nurs Outlook 53:274-80. 2005..Access is an important concept in the study of the organization, financing and delivery of healthcare services. It is also an important political symbol and policy goal...
- From parallel practice to integrative health care: a conceptual frameworkHeather Boon
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, ON, M5S 2S2, Canada
BMC Health Serv Res 4:15. 2004..The purpose of this paper is to develop a conceptual framework for describing, comparing and evaluating different forms of team-oriented health care practices that have evolved in Western health care systems...
- Telemedicine/telehealth: an international perspective. Organizational models of telemedicine and regional telemedicine networksGary Shannon
University of Kentucky, USA
Telemed J E Health 8:61-70. 2002
- Evaluating integrative medicine: science and art. Commentary on "A descriptive analysis of an integrative medicine clinic"Marja J Verhoef
J Altern Complement Med 10:595-6. 2004
- Continuous quality improvement in small general medical practices: the attitudes of general practitioners and other practice staffH Geboers
Center for Quality of Care Research WOK, Department of General Medicine, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Int J Qual Health Care 13:391-7. 2001..PRACTICES AND DESIGN: An exploratory study in 20 family practices in The Netherlands. Practices were stimulated to adopt the model for continuous quality improvement...
- Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care (PACIC)Russell E Glasgow
Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
Med Care 43:436-44. 2005....
- "Beyond workforce": a systemic solution for health service provision in small rural and remote communitiesJohn S Humphreys
School of Rural Health, Monash University, Bendigo, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 188:S77-80. 2008..Based on these principles, these model types are amenable to generalisation and evaluation in other regions...
- Cultural consultation: a model of mental health service for multicultural societiesLaurence J Kirmayer
Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University, Culture and Mental Health Research Unit, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
Can J Psychiatry 48:145-53. 2003..Cultural consultations were based on an expanded version of the DSM-IV cultural formulation and made use of cultural consultants and culture brokers...
- The OFF theory of research utilizationAndrew D Oxman
Norwegian Health Services Research Centre, Informed Choice Research Department, PO Box 7004, St Olavs Plass, Oslo, Norway
J Clin Epidemiol 58:113-6; discussion 117-20. 2005
- Meeting the survival needs of the world's least healthy people: a proposed model for global health governanceLawrence O Gostin
O Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC 20001, USA
JAMA 298:225-8. 2007
- Preparation for discharge, maternal satisfaction, and newborn readmission for jaundice: comparing postpartum models of careLise Goulet
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Birth 34:131-9. 2007..The objective of this study was to identify the model of postnatal continuity of care most likely to prepare mothers for discharge, to reduce newborn readmission for jaundice, and to enhance maternal satisfaction...
- Community-based interventionsKenneth R McLeroy
Am J Public Health 93:529-33. 2003
- The leadership dilemmaWiley W Souba
Office of the Dean and the Department of Surgery, Ohio State University College of Medicine and the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
J Surg Res 138:1-9. 2007
- Improving timely access to primary care: case studies of the advanced access modelMark Murray
Mark Murray and Associates, Sacramento, Calif, USA
JAMA 289:1042-6. 2003..The lessons of these case studies should be useful for primary care practices desiring to improve timely access to care and wishing to avoid the pitfalls that can derail this innovation...
- After-hours care in the United Kingdom, Denmark, and the Netherlands: new modelsRichard Grol
Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, The Netherlands
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1733-7. 2006..Most patients accept these new models but are dissatisfied if they expect to see a physician. Local or regional integration of all emergency services seems to be the most promising model for after-hours care...
- Technogovernance: evidence, subjectivity, and the clinical encounter in primary care medicineCarl May
Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
Soc Sci Med 62:1022-30. 2006....
- Lessons from the National Mental Health Integration ProgramKathy Eagar
Centre for Health Service Development, Faculty of Commerce, University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong, NSW 2522
Aust Health Rev 29:189-200. 2005..Cost-wise, there were no increases in expenditure, and even some reductions. Many of the lessons from the projects (and their evaluations) may be generalised to other mental health settings and beyond...
- Report on financing the new model of family medicineStephen J Spann
Task Force 6, Houston, Tex, USA
Ann Fam Med 2:S1-21. 2004....
- A realistic approach to the evaluation of the quality management movement in health care systems: a comparison between European and African contexts based on Mintzberg's organizational modelsP Blaise
Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
Int J Health Plann Manage 19:337-64. 2004..the epistemological paradigm of realistic evaluation proposed by Pawson and Tilley, we use Mintzberg's organizational models to compare the configurations of European and African health care organizations and the trends followed by ..
- Organizational models for medical school-clinical enterprise relationshipsB J Weiner
Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Acad Med 76:113-24. 2001..financing, and delivery of health care services have prompted medical school leaders to search for new organizational models for linking medical schools, faculty practice groups, affiliated hospitals, and insurers-models that ..
- Indian public-private partnership for skilled birth-attendanceDileep Mavalankar
Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, 380015 India
Lancet 371:631-2. 2008
- Oxymoron no more: the potential of nonprofit drug companies to deliver on the promise of medicines for the developing worldVictoria G Hale
Institute for OneWorld Health in San Francisco, California, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 24:1057-63. 2005..Despite limitations, early successes raise hopes that a nonprofit drug company can exist successfully both as a global health organization and as a business...
- Out-of-hours primary care. Implications of organisation on costsCaro J T van Uden
Department of Integrated Care, University Hospital Maastricht, Research Institute Caphri, Maastricht, The Netherlands
BMC Fam Pract 7:29. 2006..These differences may have implications on costs, however, until now this has not been investigated. This study was performed to provide insight in costs of these two different models of out-of-hours care...
- Integrating Six Sigma with total quality management: a case example for measuring medication errorsLee Revere
School of Business and Public Administration, University of Houston Clear Lake, Texas, USA
J Healthc Manag 48:377-91; discussion 392. 2003..Using the process defined in this article, healthcare executives can integrate Six Sigma into all of their TQM projects...
- Putting prevention in its place: the shift from clinic to communityDouglas Shenson
Sickness Prevention Achieved, Regional Collaboration SPARC, Lakeville, Connecticut, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1012-5. 2006..SPARC began with the conceptualization of a policy challenge, designed and evaluated interventions to address that problem, and is now influencing public health policies to expand the delivery of clinical preventive services...
- Advanced access: reducing waiting and delays in primary careMark Murray
Mark Murray and Associates, Sacramento, Calif, USA
JAMA 289:1035-40. 2003..Although these principles are powerful, they are counter to deeply held beliefs and established practices in health care organizations. Adopting these principles requires strong leadership investment and support...
- A systematic review of the effect of different models of after-hours primary medical care services on clinical outcome, medical workload, and patient and GP satisfactionRuth Leibowitz
Department of General Practice, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Fam Pract 20:311-7. 2003..Information for policy makers in this field is needed. However, a comprehensive review of the international literature that compares the effects of one model of after-hours care with another is lacking...
- The evaluation of a model of primary mental health care in rural TasmaniaAlistair Campbell
Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 13:142-8. 2005..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a primary care mental health service...
- The Future of Family Medicine: a collaborative project of the family medicine communityJames C Martin
Family Practice Residency Program, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health Care, San Antonio, Tex, USA
Ann Fam Med 2:S3-32. 2004..The goal of the project was to develop a strategy to transform and renew the discipline of family medicine to meet the needs of patients in a changing health care environment...
- The Hong Fook experience: working with ethnocultural communities in Toronto 1982-2002Hung Tat Lo
University of Toronto, Canada
Transcult Psychiatry 42:457-77. 2005..The future for Hong Fook, and the mental health system at large, is considered. The article finishes with an outline of the philosophical basis that has sustained Hong Fook's development...
- Creating a culturally competent organization: use of the diversity competency modelDoreen K Frusti
Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
J Nurs Adm 33:31-8. 2003..Leadership commitment, structural linkages, organizational culture, and continuous measurement constitute the Diversity Competency Model assessment. The authors discuss the model and its use...
- Broadening participation in community problem solving: a multidisciplinary model to support collaborative practice and researchRoz D Lasker
Center for the Advancement of Collaborative Strategies in Health, Division of Public Health, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
J Urban Health 80:14-47; discussion 48-60. 2003..In addition, the article explores differences between the model and current practice, suggesting strategies that can help the participants in, and funders of, community collaborations strengthen their efforts...
- Financing systems of care for older persons in EuropeMarie Eve Joël
Laboratoire d économie et de gestion des organisations de santé LEGOS, Université de Paris IX Dauphine, Paris, France
Aging Clin Exp Res 14:293-9. 2002..If the various European countries adopt similar policies, there can be a convergence of the models of social protection for dependency...
- The development of a community action plan to reduce breast and cervical cancer disparities between African-American and White womenMona N Fouad
Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 4410, USA
Ethn Dis 14:S53-60. 2004..Based on these findings, a community-driven CAP was developed. Our results indicate that a coalition of diverse organizations can partner and develop CAPs to improve the health of their communities...
- Using quality of life measurement to enhance interdisciplinary collaborationM B Callahan
FMC Dialysis Services, Farmers Branch, TX, USA
Adv Ren Replace Ther 8:148-51. 2001..Using QOL results can also increase patient participation in care planning and, thus, increase patient satisfaction with care. Clinical indicators can be developed to trigger further assessment of various patient needs...
- Positive impact of rural academic family practices on rural medical recruitment and retention in South AustraliaD Wilkinson
South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Aust J Rural Health 9:29-33. 2001..Rural academic family practices have successfully recruited and retained medical staff in this setting over the past few years. This model of practice may be a useful recruitment and retention strategy for other parts of Australia...
- 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...
- What does GP out of hours care cost? An analysis of different models of out of hours care in ScotlandA Scott
Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill
Scott Med J 49:61-6. 2004..The changes to out of hours care provided by General Practitioners have led to wide variation in the types and costs of out of hours care across the country...
- Reconceptualizing case management in theory and practice: a frontline perspectiveDeborah Yarmo Roberts
The University of Melbourne, Department of General Practice and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Health Serv Manage Res 15:147-64. 2002..The revised approach can be applied to existing and new models and has direct implications for policy makers, management and practitioners aspiring to improve client care within existing constraints...
- The Appalachia Cancer Network: cancer control research among a rural, medically underserved populationEugene J Lengerich
Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, University Park, PA, USA
J Rural Health 20:181-7. 2004..Important issues and questions related to the effectiveness of such research networks have also been articulated...
- 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...
- Evaluating partnerships for community health improvement: tracking the footprintsStephen M Shortell
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 27:49-91. 2002..We explore the implications of this research for future evaluations of public-private community health partnerships...
- Evaluation of 60 continuous quality improvement projects in French hospitalsG Maguerez
, Paris, France
Int J Qual Health Care 13:89-97. 2001..Identification of the factors for success and of potential hurdles helped pave the way for the national hospital accreditation procedure currently underway...
- Developing effective physician leaders: changing cultures and transforming organizationsAnn Scheck McAlearney
Division of Health Services Management and Policy in the School of Public Health and the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Hosp Top 83:11-8. 2005..The authors describe the background and development of this program and provide results of their evaluation of the program, with discussion of future extensions to the program...
- Excellence in evidence-based practice: organizational and unit exemplarsLaura Cullen
Research, Quality and Outcomes Management, Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242 1009, USA
Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 17:127-42, x. 2005..An exemplar describing development and adoption of an evidence-based project to improve sedation management led to improvements in patient care processes and outcomes...
- Best practices: that improved patient outcomes and agency operational performanceJune Stadt
Provena Home Care, Frankfort, Illinois 60423 8334, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 23:587-93. 2005..This article describes the use of external comparative data and PDSA methodology to identify best practices that improved patient outcomes and agency operational performance...
- Learning from communities: overcoming difficulties in dissemination of prevention and promotion effortsRobin L Miller
Michigan State University, Department of Psychology, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Am J Community Psychol 35:169-83. 2005..In addition, they should build on theoretical models of how locally developed programs work to make existing programs and polices more effective...
- Organizational issues in establishing geriatrics interdisciplinary team trainingDavid B Reuben
UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Gerontol Geriatr Educ 24:13-34. 2003..An analysis of these four factors and the influences upon them can help facilitate the successful implementation of interdisciplinary training programs at institutions considering this educational approach...
- Nurse-physician communication: an organizational accountabilityPatricia H Arford
College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Nurs Econ 23:72-7, 55. 2005..Organizational strategies to create such a context are synthesized from the structural, human resource, political, and cultural frameworks of organizational behavior...
- Enhancing quality of practice through theory of change-based evaluation: science or practice?David A Julian
The Center for Learning Excellence, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43212 1421, USA
Am J Community Psychol 35:159-68. 2005..This paper concludes by suggesting that the current conceptualization of community science be modified to recognize the importance of community practice as an equal aspiration for community psychologists...
- Developing effective prevention services for the real world: a prevention service development modelIrwin Sandler
Arizona State University, USA
Am J Community Psychol 35:127-42. 2005..Questions that are posed at each stage of the PSDM are described. Studies from the development of two preventive interventions are presented to illustrate research at several of the stages of the model...
- Building research productivity in an academic settingVicki S Conn
University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia 65203, USA
Nurs Outlook 53:224-31. 2005..Academic nursing units can develop research cultures to support meaningful research that secures major external funding...
- Effective organizational control: implications for academic medicineMichael S Wilkes
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 4150 V Street, Suite 2400, Sacramento, CA 98517, USA
Acad Med 80:1054-63. 2005..The enterprise of medicine is quickly learning from the enterprise of business. Achieving goal-action congruence will better position academic medicine to meet its multiple missions...
- Organizational success = "4 + 2"David P Tarantino
Shock Trauma Associates, P A, USA
Physician Exec 33:80-2. 2007
- The quest for new innovative care delivery modelsBobbi Kimball
Health Workforce Solutions LLC, San Francisco, California 94111, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:392-8. 2007..In this article, the authors profile 5 new care delivery models from their current work sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In addition, the authors identify common elements underlying the success of the models...
- Leading change: the nurse executive's role in implementing new care delivery modelsRobin L Morjikian
Health Workforce Solutions LLC, San Francisco, California, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:399-404. 2007..The authors examine the leader's role in the change process, in particular, the role of nursing leaders. The care delivery model is considered an instrument for change, and the chief nursing officer is a change agent...
- 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...
- Formation of a primary care pharmacist practice-based research networkLori M Dickerson
Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29406, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:2044-9. 2007....
- 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...
- Transforming care at the bedside: implementation and spread model for single-hospital and multihospital systemsSusan Christie Martin
Center for Quality Improvement and Innovation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 4601 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:444-51. 2007..The authors describe Transforming Care at the Bedside as implemented by one of Institute for Healthcare Improvement/Robert Wood Johnson's initial pilot hospitals, including promising outcomes and a model for spreading the initiative...
- A leadership focus on evidence-based practice: tools for successful implementationMargo MacRobert
Institute for Evidence Based Practice in Case Management at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Nursing, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
Prof Case Manag 13:97-101. 2008..Special focus is placed on steps to establish a practice culture supportive of EBP, creating the organizational infrastructure to support EBP, and practical tips for success...
- TeamSTEPPS: integrating teamwork principles into adult health/medical-surgical practiceSheri L Ferguson
Carl R Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, TX, USA
Medsurg Nurs 17:122-5. 2008
- Doing better to do good: the impact of strategic adaptation on nursing home performanceJacqueline S Zinn
Fox School of Business and Management, Temple University, 413 Ritter Annex, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Health Serv Res 42:1200-18. 2007..To test the hypothesis that a greater commitment to strategic adaptation, as exhibited by more extensive implementation of a subacute/rehabilitation care strategy in nursing homes, will be associated with superior performance...
- Where is the action in organizational learning?Richard B Gunderman
Radiology 242:650-3. 2007
- Logic models as aids in managing health programsBeaufort B Longest
Health Policy Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
J Nurs Adm 35:557-62. 2005..Logic models also can assist managers in establishing and maintaining good program stakeholder relationships...
- Shared leadership: the freedom to do bioethicsDawn Dudley Oosterhoff
Department of Bioethics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
HEC Forum 16:297-316. 2004
- How can we improve the nursing work environment?Julie Holden
Maternal Newborn Services, Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Melrose, MA, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 31:34-8. 2006..This transformation could mean that the terms "Nursing Organizations" and "Learning Organizations" would not have to be oxymorons...
- Introducing a complex health innovation--primary health care reforms in Estonia (multimethods evaluation)Rifat Ali Atun
Centre for Health Management, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Health Policy 79:79-91. 2006....
- Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity--executive summaryWalter R Frontera
Harvard Medical School Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Phys Ther 86:285-98; discussion 299-300. 2006..The small-group discussions and plenary sessions generated an array of problems, possible solutions, and recommended actions. A post-Summit, multi-organizational initiative is called to pursue the agendas outlined in this report...
- Strategic planning for departmental divisions in an academic health care centerBryan N Becker
Department of Medicine and School of Business, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Am J Med 119:357-65. 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....
- Improving patient safety with team coordination: challenges and strategies of implementationKaren T Harris
Department of Education in Wm Beaumont Hospital, Troy, MI 48085, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:557-66. 2006..Many challenges were confronted when team training was implemented. Based on these experiences, specific strategies to ensure the success of team training are discussed...
- Evaluating the impact of partnerships to improve clinical qualityNancy Donaldson
Center for Research and Innovation in Patient Care, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:27-36. 2007..A work group of AHRQ grantees developed a framework for systematic evaluation of the impact of strategic partnerships on research translation...
- Redesigning health systems for quality: Lessons from emerging practicesMargaret C Wang
THE RAND CORPORATION, Santa Monica, California, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:599-611. 2006..What progress has been made? What lessons have been learned? How should we move forward?..
- US organ donation breakthrough collaborative increases organ donationTeresa J Shafer
LifeGift Organ Donation Center, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 31:190-210. 2008..Given the stable nature of the historical increases over many years, the HRSA estimates that more than 4000 annual additional transplants have occurred in association and apparently as a result of these increases in organ donation...
- Improving the delivery of care for diabetes patients with a collaborative modelAmy Clark
Center for Home Care Policy and Research, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, 5 Penn Plaza, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001 1810, USA
Home Healthc Nurse 23:177-82. 2005..Early evaluation results suggest the collaborative was an effective mechanism for achieving rapid quality improvements in the home care setting...
- Integrated, collaborative palliative care in heart failure: the St. George Heart Failure Service experience 1999-2002Patricia M Davidson
School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, and Western Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:68-75. 2004..This condition has outcomes worse than many cancers; however, patients are often denied the benefits of palliative care with its important emphasis on symptom management, spirituality, and emotional health and focus on family issues...
- Building trust through promises and performance. Can your organization achieve the stellar results and employee loyalty found at Southwest Airlines?Edward J O'Connor
University of Colorado at Denver, USA
Physician Exec 28:68-73. 2002..Establishing a trusting relationship with your employees can help you transform your organization into a top performer. Examine how well-defined visions and goals are some of the keys to building that trust...
- What do collaborative improvement projects do? Experience from seven countriesTim Wilson
RCGP Quality Unit, Royal College of General Practitioners, London, United Kingdom
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:85-93. 2003..There are large variations in the way collaboratives are structured and run, but there is no widely accepted framework for describing the components of collaboratives. Thus, it is difficult to study which approaches are most effective...
- How to improve hospital-physician relationshipsJoseph S Bujak
Kootenai Medical Center, Coeur d Alene, Idaho, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 20:3-21. 2003..Most importantly, forming relationships that center around shared purpose and values will lay the foundation for excellence and sustainability while restoring a sense of meaning, pride, and joy to the healthcare professions...
- Implementing change for effective outcomesLynne S Nemeth
Care Management, Research and Evaluation, Medical University of South Carolina, 169 Ashley Avenue, Box 250347, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
Outcomes Manag 7:134-9. 2003..This article analyzes the concept of change illustrated though a quality improvement intervention-based research project...
- Empirical support for the Baldrige Award framework in U.S. hospitalsSusan Meyer Goldstein
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 27:62-75. 2002..S. hospitals. This study provides empirical evidence that focusing on the content addressed in the Baldrige Criteria leads hospitals to improvement on some dimensions of performance...
- The evaluation of the introduction of a quality management system: a process-oriented case study in a large rehabilitation hospitalWillem H van Harten
Rehabilitation Centre Het Roessingh, Enschede, The Netherlands
Health Policy 60:17-37. 2002..So far, there is limited proof concerning the effects of the introduction of quality management systems (QMS) on organisational level. This study concerns the introduction of a QMS in a large rehabilitation hospital...
- US special. States of changePaul Dempsey
Health Serv J 113:32-6. 2003
- Quality measures essential to the transformation of the Veterans Health Administration: implications for nurses as co-creators of changeN M Valentine
Nursing Strategic Healthcare Group, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 15:48-59. 2001....
- Making patients safer! Reducing error in Canadian healthcareG R Baker
Department of Health Administration, University of Toronto
Healthc Pap 2:10-31. 2001..These are not easy tasks and will require investments in new equipment and new skills. These steps are essential if we are to maintain public confidence in healthcare...
- Why integrated health networks have failedL Friedman
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 17:3-28. 2001..Evidence of quantifiable, sustained financial or clinical value is scant...
- An investigation of the suitability of the EFQM Excellence Model for a pharmacy department within an NHS TrustAnn Stewart
Hope Hospital, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust, Salford, UK
Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 16:65-76. 2003..A quality service was still being provided in spite of this, but the model could build further on this good work and provide a more structured approach...
- The discipline of improvement: something old, something new?Charlotte L Clarke
School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
J Nurs Manag 12:85-96. 2004....
- Pennsylvania partners in pursuit of good health: building a shared-responsibility model for state health improvementCarl A Sirio
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 10:26-34. 2004....
- Creating an organizational culture for medication safetyRobin Donohoe Dennison
University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington, KY, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 40:1-23. 2005..collaboration; Staffing: adequate number and staffing mix; Administration support for the clinical goal of patient safety; Failure mode and effects analysis with team member involvement; Environment and equipment to support patient safety..
- The power of servant leadership to transform health care organizations for the 21st-century economyRichard W Schwartz
Office of Clinical Operations, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Chandler Medical Center, University of Kentucky, 800 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536 0298, USA
Arch Surg 137:1419-27; discussion 1427. 2002....
- Great Safety Performance: an improvement process using leading indicatorsDianne Dyck
Occupational Health and Safety, ENMAX Corporation, Calgary, Alberta
AAOHN J 52:511-20. 2004..By using the Great Safety Performance model, organizations can design and implement a variety of high leverage improvement initiatives specific to their business situations...
- We're in this togetherDouglas M Lambert
Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University College of Business, Columbus, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:114-22, 150. 2004..In matters of the heart, it may be better to have loved and lost, but in business relationships, it's better to have headed off the resource sink and lingering resentments a failed partnership can cause...
- Improving hospital restructuring: lessons learnedStephen L Walston
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 29:309-19. 2004..Many health care organizations struggle to implement restructuring efforts that produce positive results. This article presents specific ways that restructuring can be improved and what causes such efforts to derail...
- Why not person-centered care? The challenges of implementationNorma R Hagenow
Genesys Health System, One Genesys Parkway, Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439, USA
Nurs Adm Q 27:203-7. 2003..The author shares her models on how to begin this work of transformation and create a new culture that always "points to true north"--the persons served and the persons serving...
- Building transformational partnerships in nursingEdward O'Neil
Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco 94118, USA
J Prof Nurs 20:295-9. 2004..These demands may be periodically daunting, but they point to a set of outcomes that may actually have greater consequences for the public and patients. This article is about the creation, care, and feeding of these partnerships...
- A practice change model for quality improvement in primary care practiceDeborah Cohen
Department of Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
J Healthc Manag 49:155-68; discussion 169-70. 2004..Interventions that are based on understanding the four key elements and their interrelationships can yield sustainable quality improvements in primary care practice...
- An empirical investigation of the effectiveness of contemporary managerial philosophies in a hospital operational settingMahmoud M Yasin
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA
Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 15:268-76. 2002..Overall, the results of this study appear to indicate that certain quality improvement philosophies, techniques, and tools have been successful when applied in a hospital operational setting...
- Biomechanics of Leukocytes and Molecular Imaging AgentsMICHAEL BRANDEAU LAWRENCE; Fiscal Year: 2010..document, in this application "scientists move beyond the confines of their own discipline and explore new organizational models for team science"...
- Analysis of DC & MDPCP Interprofessional RelationshipsBarry Greene; Fiscal Year: 2002..knowledge about integrating the various practices and in addition there has been virtually no research on organizational models that might be developed to facilitate practice based research networks (PBRNs) made up of a mix of CAM and ..
- ASSESSING STATE HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INTEGRATIONMICHAEL FRUMKIN; Fiscal Year: 1980..in providing a relatively unique structure more responsive to client problems and needs than other organizational models presently implemented on such a broad scale...
- Opioids, internet pharmacies, self-treated chronic pain, and HIV/AIDSEdward Boyer; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study also furthers the important goals of the NIH Roadmap by creating new organizational models for behavioral science, arranging online partnerships of research between academic investigators and an ..
- Case Study of Hosp Based Center for Integrative MedicineIan Coulter; Fiscal Year: 2004..A detailed case study, using qualitative and quantitative research methods will yield a rich description that can facilitate future quantitative studies over a broader range of organizational models of integrative medicine.
- RURAL FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION PROJECTRichard Spoth; Fiscal Year: 2001..Planned modeling of intervention-related change mechanisms will include multisample structural equation and latent growth curve models of interrelationships among targeted parenting and child outcomes. ..
- RURAL FAMILY AND COMMUNITY DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION PROJECTRichard Spoth; Fiscal Year: 2007..MSEM and LGCM, along with Latent Transition Analyses, also will be used to examine developmental etiology and adolescent substance use effects on outcomes at the young adult developmental phases. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Clinical Translational Research in Transplant NephrologyBryan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2006..It will also work to meet the NIH's goal of increasing the number of physician-scientists conducting high-quality patient-oriented research. ..
- RE-AIM Evaluation of Tailored Smoking Harm ReductionRussell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- How child welfare inter-agency cooperation may reduce youth HIV risk behaviorsRebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2007..These findings will inform managers of related health and social services.yield actionable guidance to child welfare agency managers and policy makers in allocating scarce resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Computerized Risk Assessment in an Employee PopulationDeborah Helitzer; Fiscal Year: 2006..6: Identification and evaluation of public health informatics and communication strategies and tools to improve health decisions, health alerting, health literacy, or health assessment among employees and employers ..
- Testing a video to improve provider-patient interactionDeborah Helitzer; Fiscal Year: 2006..This research addresses the priorities of announcement PAR-04-117 "Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy." ..
- Police, Procedural Justice & Persons with Mental IllnessAmy Watson; Fiscal Year: 2007..This in turn may increase law enforcements' ability to effectively respond to persons with mental illness, reduce officer injuries, and improve public safety. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Adoption of Buphenorphine in Office PracticeSTANLEY WALLACK; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- ACTION - A CHF Trial Investigating Outcomes of ExerciseCHRISTOPHER O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2008..The trial will take place over 5 years with an initial 6 months for planning, training, and implementation; 3 years of enrollment; 1 year of follow-up; and 6 months for close out, analysis, and presentation. ..
- Cognitive Functioning After Breast Cancer TreatmentPatricia A Ganz; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- The Georgia-Texas "Improving Brief Intervention" ProjectJames Seale; Fiscal Year: 2006..Benefit: This program will assist in translating SBI research findings into family practice residency programs and set the stage for further translation into post-residency practices. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IMPROVING COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING RATESPatricia Ganz; Fiscal Year: 2001..Finally, we will establish the validity of member self-report of FOBT and sigmoidoscopy through a chart review. ..
- Angiotensin II Receptor Blockade and Chronic RejectionBryan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- E M Transdifferentiation in Proximal Tubule CellsBryan Becker; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Rac, Superoxide and Antioxidants in HypertensionPascal Goldschmidt Clermont; Fiscal Year: 2005..Novel targets for therapeutic strategies will ensue, and mouse models created in the context of this program will be invaluable to many investigators in this field of research ..
- BREAST CANCER--PREPARING FOR SURVIVORSHIPPatricia Ganz; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Chronic Critical Illness: Symptoms/Associated OutcomesJudith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006..We plan to evaluate such interventions in a future phase of research. ..
- Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI programAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
- Measuring Confrontation During RecoveryDouglas Polcin; Fiscal Year: 2008..g., criminal justice and mental health). Findings will help clarify the types of confrontations that facilitate recovery from addiction and those that are counterproductive. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Randomized Trial of Family to Family EducationLisa Dixon; Fiscal Year: 2008..Nevertheless, the academic/consumer partnership represented by this study is critical to creating a health care system that is both consumer and family driven, and also based on scientific evidence. ..
- Endothelial progenitor cells and surgical outcomesAndrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Geriatric Resources for Assessment and Care of EldersSteven Counsell; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Do Practice Guidelines Reduce Smoking in SchizophreniaLisa Dixon; Fiscal Year: 2004..It also accommodates subjects with missing data, and non-independence of measures within-class (physician or clinic) or intra-class correlation can be estimated and controlled. ..
- Phospholipid metabolism and traffic in T. gondiiKeith Joiner; Fiscal Year: 2006..The long-term goal is to identify strategies to block T. gondii phospholipid acquisition from the host cell and thus to interfere with parasite growth. ..
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..