Summary: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.
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- Cultural transformation. Changing your organization's mind-set by identifying the root causesLee Ann Runy
Hosp Health Netw 79:65, 67-70, 2. 2005..How can leaders build a culture in which staff members not only accept but actually embrace change to achieve excellence?..
- Values based decision making: organizational mission and integrityAna Smith Iltis
Saint Louis University, USA
HEC Forum 17:6-17. 2005
- Setting the stage for equity-sensitive monitoring of the maternal and child health Millennium Development GoalsMeg E Wirth
Task Force 4, Child Health and Maternal Health, UN Millennium Project, and Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
Bull World Health Organ 84:519-27. 2006..This analysis seeks to set the stage for equity-sensitive monitoring of the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...
- Policy development and implementation in health promotion--from theory to practice: the ADEPT modelAlfred Rutten
Institute of Sport Science and Sport, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Gebbertstraße 123b, 91058 Erlangen, Germany
Health Promot Int 26:322-9. 2011..Moreover, as it identifies potential 'levers of influence' and can easily be connected to existing methods of community development or capacity building, it is a particularly powerful tool for policy development...
- Performance assessment in the context of multiple objectives: a multivariate multilevel analysisKatharina Hauck
Centre for Health Economics, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3800, Australia
J Health Econ 25:1029-48. 2006..The estimates generated when assessing performance with multivariate multilevel models as compared to ordinary least squares or multilevel models differ, with the magnitudes varying by objective and health authority...
- 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...
- Consultants' attitudes to clinical governance: barriers and incentives to engagementH Hogan
Health Services Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Public Health 121:614-22. 2007..To explore medical specialists' attitudes to clinical governance in acute hospitals and factors influencing these attitudes...
- UN millennium health goals will not be achieved, report warnsPaul Ress
BMJ 331:474. 2005
- Strategies for starting a successful evidence-based practice programChristine S Schulman
AACN Adv Crit Care 19:301-11; quiz 312-3. 2008..Strategies for making EBP part of everyday care are identified, along with suggestions for overcoming barriers to change and ideas for acknowledging nurses for EBP work...
- A conceptual framework for the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators ProjectOnyebuchi A Arah
Department of Social Medicine, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Int J Qual Health Care 18:5-13. 2006....
- Moving upstream or muddying the waters? Incentives for managing for healthLinda Marks
Wolfson Research Institute, School for Health, Durham University Queen s Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
Public Health 119:974-80. 2005..The objective of this study was to identify factors influencing the capacity of NHS managers to 'manage for health'...
- The Balanced Scorecard of acute settings: development process, definition of 20 strategic objectives and implementationOliver Groene
Avedis Donabedian Research Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
Int J Qual Health Care 21:259-71. 2009..Strategy development and implementation in acute care settings is often restricted by competing challenges, the pace of policy reform and the existence of parallel hierarchies...
- Improving the quality of health care: using international collaboration to inform guideline programmes by founding the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)G Ollenschlager
Agency for Quality in Medicine AQuMed, Cologne, Germany
Qual Saf Health Care 13:455-60. 2004..This paper describes the process that led to the foundation of the G-I-N, its characteristics, prime activities, and ideas on future projects and collaboration...
- 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...
- 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...
- Determinants of health policy impact: a theoretical framework for policy analysisAlfred Rutten
Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Institute for Sport Sciences, Gebbertstr 123b, D 91058 Erlangen
Soz Praventivmed 48:293-300. 2003..The paper concludes by indicating ways in which future research using this theoretical framework might contribute to health promotion practice for improved health outcomes across populations...
- Estimating the costs of achieving the WHO-UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy, 2006-2015Lara J Wolfson
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 86:27-39. 2008..To estimate the cost of scaling up childhood immunization services required to reach the WHO-UNICEF Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS) goal of reducing mortality due to vaccine-preventable diseases by two-thirds by 2015...
- Evaluating the California Hospital Initiative in Palliative ServicesSteven Z Pantilat
Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0903, USA
Arch Intern Med 166:227-30. 2006..CHIPS included an introductory conference followed by 10 months of mentoring with telephone calls, e-mails, on-site consultation at the hospital, and a reunion conference...
- Have targets improved performance in the English NHS?Gwyn Bevan
Department of Operational Research, London School of Economics and Political Science, London WC2A 2AE
BMJ 332:419-22. 2006
- The governance and management of effective community health partnerships: a typology for research, policy, and practiceS M Mitchell
University of California, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Management 94720, USA
Milbank Q 78:241-89, 151. 2000..It offers a multidisciplinary perspective for classifying important organizational issues, identifying barriers to successful development and sustainability, and facilitating the attainment of goals...
- Applying the balanced scorecard in healthcare provider organizationsNoorein Inamdar
Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Healthc Manag 47:179-95; discussion 195-6. 2002..This article concludes with guidelines for other healthcare provider organizations to capture the benefits of the Balanced Scorecard performance management system...
- Quality collaboratives: lessons from researchJ Øvretveit
The Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden The Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham University, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 11:345-51. 2002....
- 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...
- "Second-generation" Medicaid managed care: can it deliver?M Gold
Health Care Financ Rev 22:29-47. 2000..It may be a tool to encourage better delivery of care. This requires a long-term commitment and adequate financing to develop stable partnerships with all stakeholders...
- 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...
- Modelling health care processes for eliciting user requirements: a way to link a quality paradigm and clinical information system designP Staccini
Département d information médicale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France
Int J Med Inform 64:129-42. 2001....
- Designing teams that workW Wake Dyster
Therapy Services, Crippled Children s Association of South Australia
Aust Health Rev 24:34-41. 2001..It was found that an environment that supported collaborative practice and shared decision-making was critical to staff support of the teams and the outcomes achieved...
- Succession planning and individual developmentKelly A Goudreau
Education Division, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Ore, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:313-8. 2006..Outcomes of the programs are promising with 2 of 3 programs demonstrating clear succession planning outcomes and the other one showing positive preliminary results...
- Nutrition care process implementation: a change management perspectiveJennifer Gardner-Cardani
Southern California, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 107:1429-33. 2007
- Lofty missions, down-to-earth plansV Kasturi Rangan
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:112-9, 128. 2004..The agency that follows these steps will improve its focus and its effectiveness at fulfilling its mission...
- Exploring the organizational culture of exemplary community health center practicesFrederic C Craigie
Maine Dartmouth Family Practice Residency, Augusta, ME 04330, USA
Fam Med 36:733-8. 2004..In this research, we examined the experiences of people working in exemplary community health center practices to explore the components and maintaining factors of positive medical organizational culture...
- Shared leadership: the freedom to do bioethicsDawn Dudley Oosterhoff
Department of Bioethics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
HEC Forum 16:297-316. 2004
- Paving and resurfacing the road to magnet: the perspective and wisdom of magnet-designated coordinators--part IAlison P Smith
Nurs Econ 24:112-5. 2006
- Nurse executives' perspectives on succession planningMarjorie Beyers
Patient Care Consultant, Barrington, Ill, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:304-12. 2006..Insights and recommendations for further study of succession planning are summarized...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- Diversity as strategyDavid A Thomas
Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
Harv Bus Rev 82:98-108, 138. 2004..All four elements have helped IBM make diversity a key corporate strategy tied to real growth...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- Developing a strategic plan for a neonatal nurse practitioner serviceLaurie A Lee
Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Ark, USA
Adv Neonatal Care 4:292-305. 2004..A sample operational budget, comparison of 3 staffing scenarios, and a timeline are also provided...
- Lessons learned from Indonesia: an outlineWilliam J McDaniel
Mil Med 171:59-62. 2006..N. agencies instead of performing independent actions. The success of this total approach was unquestioned, and the lessons learned should be utilized fully in planning future disaster responses, both foreign and domestic...
- Implementing an effective organization and governance structure for a radiology practiceLawrence R Muroff
Imaging Consultants, Inc, Tampa, FL, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 1:26-32. 2004..The integral roles of a mission statement and a business plan are discussed. Practices adopting the suggested organizational structure will be best positioned to survive in both good times and bad...
- Interagency collaborative research projects: illustrating potential problems, and finding solutions in the nursing literatureAndrea McCloughen
University of Western Sydney, School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, Parramatta Campus, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 15:171-80. 2006..Key themes acknowledged by the authors as influencing the progress of the research project highlighted here are communication, environment, politics and power, and organizational culture...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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?..
- Education leadership in the clinical health care setting: a framework for nursing education developmentLynda Mockett
Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau District Health Board, Private Bag 93311, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
Nurse Educ Today 26:712-8. 2006..The paper concludes by discussing the importance of implementing robust, consistent, strategic and collaborative processes--that reflect and evaluate best educational nursing practice...
- Organizational characteristics of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner programs: results from the national survey projectRebecca Campbell
Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
J Forensic Nurs 1:57-64, 88. 2005..Programs that had been in operation 5 years or less at the time of this study are compared to older programs to examine trends...
- Learning communities: the link to recruitment and retentionSherry Bassi
University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Community Health Liaison, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2026, USA
J Nurses Staff Dev 21:103-9. 2005..Incorporating learning communities into the healthcare organization will decrease the number of nurses leaving nursing, foster retention, and thus, enhance recruitment...
- 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?..
- The geriatric interdisciplinary team training (GITT) programTerry Fulmer
Division of Nursing, New York University, School of Education, 246 Greene Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
Gerontol Geriatr Educ 24:3-12. 2003..This introductory paper provides an overview of GITT, and the companion papers give detail of the GITT curricula, measures and lessons learned...
- Developing the research pipeline: increasing minority nursing research opportunitiesGwenyth R Wallen
Warren Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 26:29-33. 2005..This article describes a collaborative approach to research career development at the doctoral level...
- The pursuit continues. Project provides a blueprint for transformationThomas Nolan
IHI, Boston, USA
Mod Healthc 35:34, 36. 2005
- 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
- Lessons learned from developing, implementing, and evaluating a model of community-driven nursingN Nehls
Center for Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing, USA
Nurs Health Care Perspect 22:304-7. 2001..Each phase of the project contributed to a new vision of community-based nursing education, a vision in which nursing as service is taught and learned...
- Implementation of patient centeredness to enhance patient safetyKarin Janine Berntsen
Jamul, CA 91935, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 21:15-9. 2006
- 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...
- Cancer program strategic planning: a roadmap to successJoseph M Spallina
Arvina Group, LLC, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108, USA
J Oncol Manag 12:12-4. 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...
- 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...
- Understanding hospital readiness for computerized physician order entryDona Stablein
First Consulting Group, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:336-44. 2003..The presence or absence of these indicators in a particular hospital was determined by on-site interviews, walkarounds with direct observations, and document review...
- Grooming future execs. War of words erupts over whose job it isVince Galloro
Mod Healthc 32:6-7, 12-3, 1. 2002..Backed by industry icons, including Gail Warden and Gary Mecklenburg, the NCHL says its brand of educational programming is needed. What's needed, critics say, is more collaboration among existing organizations...
- Strategic planning: the first step in the planning processMarc A Gelinas
Oncology Associates, Inc, Southlake, Texas 76092 5800, USA
J Oncol Manag 12:11-4. 2003..This article will describe what strategic planning is, how it should smoothly lead into business planning and implementation planning, and how to avoid the pitfalls that sometimes arise during the strategic planning effort...
- 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....
- Is your organization project management savvy?Pam Wolff
Information Technology Project Management Office ITPMO, Presbyterian Health Plan, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 17:50-4. 2003..Successful project management requires an understanding of the business drivers, the organizational structure, the benefits of centralizing project management, and the factors that could impact performance...
- Evaluation and development of potentially better practices to prevent neonatal nosocomial bacteremiaHoward W Kilbride
Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
Pediatrics 111:e504-18. 2003..There were 7 centers in the original focus group, but 1 center left the collaborative after 1 year. The objective of this study was to develop strategies to decrease nosocomial infection rates in NICUs...
- Evaluation, development, and implementation of potentially better practices in neonatal intensive care nutritionBarbara Kuzma-O'Reilly
Mercy Children s Hospital, Toledo, Ohio 43608, USA
Pediatrics 111:e461-70. 2003..In addition, reports on research of nutrition support often fail to give the most rudimentary process necessary to improve quality in various unit settings...
- Evaluation and development of potentially better practices for the prevention of brain hemorrhage and ischemic brain injury in very low birth weight infantsPatricia Carteaux
Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Pediatrics 111:e489-96. 2003....
- 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...
- Managerial competencies necessary in today's dynamic health care environmentPeggy Anderson
College of Business and Economics, University of Wisconsin Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 21:1-11. 2002....
- Cultivate corporate culture and diversityV Lynn Waters
Women s and Newborn Services, Oklahoma University Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Nurs Manage 35:36-7, 50. 2004..Elements of teamwork; commitment; and multiple, diverse workforces comprise a healthy organization, evident by the behaviors and attitudes of its employees...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- Development of potentially better practices for the neonatal intensive care unit as a culture of collaboration: communication, accountability, respect, and empowermentJudy Ohlinger
Children s Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44308, USA
Pediatrics 111:e471-81. 2003..The Vermont Oxford Network (VON) CARE Group was formed in response to the need to create organizational cultures supportive of change and quality improvement...
- Shared governance: a nurse executive responseDonna M Herrin
Methodist Healthcare, Memphis, TN, USA
Online J Issues Nurs 9:4. 2004
- Health sector reform and public sector health worker motivation: a conceptual frameworkLynne Miller Franco
University Research Co, LLC, Partnerships for Health Reform Project, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
Soc Sci Med 54:1255-66. 2002....
- Challenge of improving postoperative pain management: case studies of three acute pain services in the UK National Health ServiceA E Powell
Social Dimensions of Health Institute at the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews, Airlie Place, Dundee DD1 4HJ, UK
Br J Anaesth 102:824-31. 2009..This study used an organizational change perspective to explore in detail the organizational challenges faced by three acute pain services in improving postoperative pain management...
- Two-year evaluation of the logic model for developing a psycho-oncology serviceTomer Levin
Psycho Oncology Program of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
Psychiatr Serv 55:427-33. 2004..The objective of this study was to test whether reorganizing a psycho-oncology service in a planned and focused manner would maximize the achievement of coherent developmental goals...
- Identifying and communicating the contributions of library and information services in hospitals and academic health sciences centersEileen G Abels
College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, 4105 Hornbake Building, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 92:46-55. 2004..This article introduces a systematic approach to identifying and communicating the value of library and information services (LIS) from the perspective of their contributions to achieving organizational goals...
- Effect of innovative building design on physical activityGayle Nicoll
Department of Architecture, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78257, USA
J Public Health Policy 30:S111-23. 2009..Although implementation issues related to organizational objectives, costs, security, barrier-free accessibility, and building codes exist, the skip-stop feature offers a ..
- Case management: key to access, quality, and financial successAlison P Smith
Nurs Econ 21:237-40, 244. 2003..While many organizations have employees called "case managers," fewer have a comprehensive approach that has the potential to drive so many important indicators of performance...
- Health care communication networks: disseminating employee information for hospital securityJennifer Sumner
Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
Health Care Manag (Frederick) 28:287-98. 2009....
- Seven reasons why health professionals search clinical information-retrieval technology (CIRT): toward an organizational modelPierre Pluye
Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
J Eval Clin Pract 13:39-49. 2007..However, no comprehensive framework exists to understand why health professionals search for information using CIRT. The present article aims to propose such organizational framework...
- Mastering social and organization goals: strategy use by two children with Asperger syndrome during cognitive orientation to daily occupational performanceSylvia Rodger
Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 30:264-76. 2010..The results provide initial insights into strategies that may enable children with AS to achieve social and organizational goals...
- 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...
- Faculty and staff teams: a tool for unifying the academic health center and improving mission performanceR Kevin Grigsby
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
Acad Med 81:688-95. 2006..The authors argue that the breadth of scope and comprehensiveness of the teams approach represents an effective model for implementing AHC-wide transformational change...
- 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...
- Faith-based social services: saving the body or the soul? A research noteRebecca Sager Sager
Loyola Marymount University
J Sci Study Relig 50:201-10. 2011..Congregations studied met clients' immediate needs. However, clients' accommodational goals were potentially problematic for organizations with spiritual goals...
- Everyday excellence. A framework for professional nursing practice in long-term careStacie Salsbury Lyons
The John A Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence, The University of Iowa College of Nursing, 50 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Res Gerontol Nurs 1:217-28. 2008..Future research will evaluate the usefulness of this framework for professional nursing practice...
- Improving dietary behavior in African Americans: the Parents As Teachers High 5, Low Fat ProgramDebra Haire-Joshu
Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Prev Med 36:684-91. 2003..The High 5, Low Fat Program (H5LF) for African American parents was developed in partnership with the Parents As Teachers program, and was designed to test a dietary intervention appropriate for national adoption...
- The contributions of library and information services to hospitals and academic health sciences centers: a preliminary taxonomyEileen G Abels
College of Information Studies, The University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
J Med Libr Assoc 90:276-84. 2002....
- Fear of feedbackJay M Jackman
Stanford University s School of Education, USA
Harv Bus Rev 81:101-7, 124. 2003..What's more, they begin to transform a feedback-averse environment into a more honest and open one, in turn improving performance throughout the organization...
- Improving healthcare quality with user-centric patient portalsJessica S Ancker; Fiscal Year: 2013..Jessica Ancker as an independent researcher at the intersection of informatics and health services research. ..
- THE HAMPTON NATIONAL RESEARCH MENTORING NETWORK (NRMN) CONSORTIUMRAYMOND SAMUEL; Fiscal Year: 2013..In sum, completing the vision of the Hampton NRMN Consortium will lead to an increase in.the pool of independent biomedical researchers, which will significantly contribute to the diversity of the future research workforce. ..
- CEA AND MANAGED CARE: MAINTAINING HEALTH OF POPULATIONSMark Hornbrook; Fiscal Year: 1999..abstract_text> ..
- Home Health Agency Quality: Profit Orientation, Competition and RehospitalizationLaura Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007..Study results will add to the important ongoing debate about the public value of not-for-profits[unreadable] and potentially inform legislators considering policy impacting healthcare competition. ..
- Mental health Sessions at IHEA 4th World CongressRichard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2003..IHEA's organizational objectives include increasing communication, fostering a higher standard of professional debate, transferring ..
- Service IntergrationCRAIG MATHEWS; Fiscal Year: 2007..The clinical and organizational objectives to address these needs are (by the end of year three of AHRQ TQHIT Implementation): 1...
- Service IntegrationMICHELLE LEMMING; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- COORDINATION OF OUTPATIENT EARLY-BREAST CANCER CARENina Bickell; Fiscal Year: 1999..and synchronizing differentiated work efforts so that they function harmoniously in attainment of organizational objectives. Coordination of patient care is considered an important element of the quality of care delivered; ..
- WAVEFRONT CODING FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPEEDWARD DOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2002..Systems can be retrofit to existing microscopes by use of sliders or new objectives, and processing software. System can also be retrofit as a component of new microscopes. ..
- UPTAKE OF HOST CELL CHOLESTEROL BY T GONDIIKeith Joiner; Fiscal Year: 2004..gondii endocytic pathway to macromolecule uptake, and open the possibility that this pathway can be used for therapeutic advantage in T. gondii and potentially in other Apicomplexan parasites, most notably Cryptosporidium parvum. ..
- 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. ..
- Pharmacotherapy for Minor DepressionRobert Howland; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
- Estrogen, Inflammation and Cardiovascular RiskDavid Reuben; Fiscal Year: 2003..These findings may provide substantial insight into why CEE appears to promote early but protect against late cardiovascular effects. ..
- STICH TRIAL - NEUROHORMONAL/ CYTOKINE/ GENETIC CORE LABArthur Feldman; Fiscal Year: 2007..Low expression of ACE gene or high levels of adenosine) will be most likely to achieve long-term benefit from either CABG or CABG with SVR. ..
- TRANSFERRING DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT AND ASSESSMENT RESOURCD Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Women's Health Complementary and Alternative TherapiesMargaret Heitkemper; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- UW-Madison CTSA Planning GrantMARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Caregiver Coping Skills training for Lung CancerFrancis Keefe; Fiscal Year: 2006..The proposed study rigorously evaluations methods for enhancing the effects of caregiver-assisted coping skills training in cancer patients and their caregivers. ..
- Research/Innovative Populations/Craft Ethical GuidelinesRebecca Pentz; Fiscal Year: 2004..W., Steinberg K.K., Khoury M.J., Thomson, E., Andrews, L., Kahn, M.J., Kopelman, L.M., Weiss, J.O., Consensus Statement: Informed Consent for Genetic Research on Stored Tissue Samples. JAMA (1995) 274:1786-1792. ..
- 26th Annual Meeting of IEEE EMBSDonna Hudson; Fiscal Year: 2004..All papers are published in the conference proceedings. ..
- Pharmacotherapy for Cocaine DependenceJohn Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2005..This design incorporates both major features and details in accord with NIDA's consensus review (January 2002) on optimal strategies for agonist evaluation. ..
- Imaging of EGFR Targeting in Head and Neck CancerJennifer Grandis; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- 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. ..
- Abdominal Symptom Phenotypes: Pathways to New BiomarkersRobert Shulman; Fiscal Year: 2010..New biomarkers (video capsule endoscopy, lymphocyte activation/cytokine diffuse noxious inhibitory control testing) will be used with newly recruited IBS and control subjects. ..
- A Family Partnership Intervention for Heart FailureSandra Dunbar; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY ACADEMIC AWARDAnthony Alberg; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- CHILD AND FAMILY FUNCTIONING AFTER PEDIATRIC HEAD TRAUMAJoAnne Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2001..If nursing research and care can facilitate achieving these objectives, burden on health care, educational, and family systems will be reduced. ..
- IMPROVING INSTITUTIONAL ANIMAL RESOURCESRose Fife; Fiscal Year: 2003..Additionally, this project will provide a second autoclave in the cage wash facility that will enable it to process the increased load of cages and other materials generated by this research. ..
- Pain Management and Functional Recovery in Older AdultsR Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project will examine the impact of this generalizable intervention on pain levels, lower extremity performance, functional status, health related quality of life, and utilization. ..
- Nursing Effort and Quality in Long-Term Care FacilitiesRobert Kane; Fiscal Year: 2004..The database consists of 3125 residents in 98 nursing units from 62 facilities. Results should shed light on the current policy debate over nursing home staffing standards. ..
- Follow Up of a Randomized Trial for Conduct Disorders (CD)John Eddy; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- WANDERING-- BACKROUND AND PROXIMAL FACTORSDonna Algase; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- 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. ..
- 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]..
- Dermal-Epidermal Communication during Wound HealingAlan Wells; Fiscal Year: 2008..These investigations will define key extracellular and intracellular molecules for wound resolution. These are potential targets for rationally designed interventions to promote normal wound healing and limit scarring. ..
- Mitochondrial Genetics of Recovery After Brain InjuryYvette Conley; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- 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. ..
- WOMEN'S HEALTH AND AGING: CLINICAL SCIENTIST DEVELOPMENTMARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2006..Because women's health research draws predominantly women investigators, this program also addresses the NIH workforce priority of developing women leaders in biomedical and behavioral research. ..
- Social/Sexual Networks & HIV Risk: Men of ColorKyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Training & Education:Advanced Multidisciplinary Clinical Research (TEAM) (RMI)MARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2007..Thus, this is the right time and UW-Madison is the right place for this far-reaching, innovative training grant. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CONTROL OF ENDOTHELIAL TRANSLATION BY FLUID SHEAR STRESSLarry Kraiss; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- ORAL CANCER PREVENTION AND DETECTION: THE ILLINOIS MODELRichard Warnecke; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- IMPROVING INPATIENT PALLIATIVE CARE FOR OLDER ADULTSSteven Pantilat; Fiscal Year: 2004..In addition, it is anticipated that the proposed research will develop the UCSF palliative care service into a unit for conducting clinical research focused on improving inpatient palliative care. ..
- OUTPATIENT NURSE MANAGED HIV ADHERENCE TRIALWilliam Holzemer; Fiscal Year: 2002..Evidence is also provided to support the feasibility of utilizing nurse case managers to delivery a home care-based adherence intervention. ..
- 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). ..
- Training/Education: Advance in Clinical Research (RMI)MARY CARNES; Fiscal Year: 2004..Extramural federal research funding for the primary mentors exceeds $80 million annually in direct costs. Thus, this is the right time and UW-Madison is the right place for this far-reaching, innovative training grant. ..
- Role of Nitric Oxide in the Progression of Murine CancerRose Fife; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- The Clinical Informationist: Does the Model Work?NUNZIA GIUSE; Fiscal Year: 2005..Demonstration of the utility of the clinical informationist approach can foster widespread adoption nationally, and increase the degree to which clinical practice becomes evidence-based. ..
- Validation of an Innovative Approach To Error ReductionDavid Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004..The team has experience in survey research, chart review, safety-related research, ED research and quality improvement. ..
- Effects of an Intervention for Incarcerated ParentsJohn Eddy; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- SPOUSE GUIDED PAIN MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR CANCER PAINFrancis Keefe; Fiscal Year: 2002..This study may lead to major advances in our understanding of cancer pain that occurs at end-of-life and enlarge our repertoire of methods for effectively treating this pain. ..
- Naltrexone Treatment of Adolescent AlcoholicsDeborah Deas; Fiscal Year: 2006..Data from the proposed trial may assist in the development of guidelines for the use of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of adolescents with alcohol dependence. ..
- EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENTRose Fife; Fiscal Year: 2004..Thus, this proposal now encompasses this new service as well. ..
- PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION FOR ICD PATIENTSSandra Dunbar; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Community Partnership to Affect Cherokee Adolescent Substance AbuseJohn Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2009..Further, the data generated from this project will contribute to continuing research with Native American Indian adolescents who are abusing substances. ..
- Improving Decision-Making about Feeding Options for Dementia PatientsLaura Hanson; Fiscal Year: 2009..If successful, this intervention will demonstrate a methodology with broader application to decision-making in dementia care. ..
- CESSATION IN HEAVY SMOKERS USING NRT AND ADJUVANT VIDEOBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2001..With an anticipated difference of 10 percentage points between the two arms, a .05 level of significance, and 80 percent power, approximately 200 heavy smokers will need to be recruited to each arm of the study. ..
- Organizational Variables in Drug Treatment EfficacyGerald Melnick; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Creation and demonstration of a palliative care research cooperative groupJean S Kutner; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Master in Clinical ResearchRosanne Harrigan; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Building Minority Cancer Research Capacity: NMSU & FHCRCBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2006..This will be accomplished initially by conducting 5 pilot projects during the first three years of the grant with others to follow in years 4 and 5. ..
- COMMUNITY RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF HISPANIC CANCER PREVENTIONBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2003..The sample sizes take into account intraclass correlation and are sufficient to examine differences among Hispanics as well as the entire Valley population. The analysis is based on intent to treat. ..
- WRAPAROUND FIDELITY ASSESSMENT SYSTEMEric Bruns; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Palliative Oxygen for the Relief of BreathlessnessAmy Abernethy; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will also advance a long-standing international debate about the role of palliative oxygen for intractable dyspnea and it's funding. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- 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. ..
- Randomized Study to Decrease Smoking in College StudentsBeti Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Durability and dissemination of the program will be structured into the project. Departments of Health in Oregon and Washington are supporting this project and contributing in-kind resources. ..
- Outcomes of the Wraparound Service ModelEric Bruns; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PHD in Clinical Research (RMI)Rosanne Harrigan; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Developing a Network Intervention to Promote Women's HealthKyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Creating Avenues for Parent Partnership (CAPP)Janice Buelow; Fiscal Year: 2008..With the appropriate help, these children can learn to be productive members of society. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TRADITIONAL & MEDICAL MODELS OF PERIODONTAL CARERichard Niederman; Fiscal Year: 2005..These points argue for a direct comparison of the medical and traditional model of care. ..
- Female Condom Intervention TrialKyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2005..The proposed study will expand the field of HIV prevention by developing a new intervention for women. In addition, it will help broaden a range of prevention strategies for women and, in turn, help reduce their risk for HIV infection. ..
- Partnering to Empower Near East Side Family CaregiversMARY MEEKER; Fiscal Year: 2008..The long term objective of these efforts is to provide culturally appropriate supportive interventions for African American caregivers throughout our community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Asian Men's Health StudyKyung Hee Choi; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..