Integrating the Organization of Health Services, Worker Wellbeing and Quality of Care

Author: Lise Tevik Løvseth,Annet H. de Lange

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 303059467X

Category: Medical

Page: 401

View: 9124

This book introduces the concept of ‘healthy healthcare’ and posits that this new concept is necessary in light of a shortage of healthcare staff in the near future. Healthy healthcare implies that healthcare systems are designed, managed and financed in balance with the available resources to improve workers’ health and performance. Ultimately, a balanced perspective taking into account the patient, the staff and the complex healthcare system will lead to a more resource-efficient delivery of high-quality healthcare services. The book synthesizes evidence-based practice and research on the links between healthcare services, employee health and wellbeing, and quality of healthcare from an interdisciplinary perspective. Written by leading experts in this rapidly expanding field of inquiry, this is the first book ever compiled on the subject with such scope and breadth. It discusses how to conduct interventions and research on healthy healthcare with different populations and settings. The chapters critically examine the links between these pillars; and identify research gaps in both methodology and content from the perspectives of psychology, medicine, nursing, economy, law, technology, management and more. This innovative book is of interest to researchers and students of health sciences, public health, health economics and allied disciplines, as well as to stakeholders in the healthcare industry. Chapter 24 of this book is available open access under a CC-By NC-ND 4.0 license at

List of Journals Indexed in Index Medicus

Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A


Category: Abbreviations

Page: N.A

View: 2845

Issues for 1977-1979 include also Special List journals being indexed in cooperation with other institutions. Citations from these journals appear in other MEDLARS bibliographies and in MEDLING, but not in Index medicus.

Studying the Organisation and Delivery of Health Services

Author: Pauline Allen,Nick Black,Aileen Clarke,Naomi Fulop,Stuart Anderson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134296983

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 6359

Research into the delivery and organisation of health care is a vital component in the improvement of health services. A wide range of disciplines and methods needs to be deployed to address research questions in this field. This unique reader brings together thirty examples of high-quality SDO research using a range of disciplines, including organisational studies, epidemiology, sociology, history, health economics, anthropology and policy studies, illustrating the use of qualitative and quantitative approaches and primary and secondary research. Expert editorial commentary on each section highlights different themes and methodological issues. The reader covers six main areas of research: Organising services around the user User involvement in organising services Workforce issues Evaluating models of service delivery Quality management and the management of change Studying health care organisations. This book is a companion volume to Studying the Organisation and Delivery of Health Services: Research Methods also published by Routledge (2001). It makes top-quality, empirical and secondary research readily accessible to health service managers and health care professionals who are interested in research, to health service researchers and to undergraduate and postgraduate students following courses in health and health management studies.


Author: Department of Classics and Philosophy University of Cape Coast, Ghana


ISBN: 0244432201


Page: 168

View: 1633

The Journal of Integrative Humanism Ghana is a publication of the Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. All papers, reports, communications and contributions published in this journal and copyright in the same are the property of Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana and the University of Calabar, save where otherwise indicated.

Health Services Research Methods

Author: Leiyu Shi

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111804559

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 8156

Written with an emphasis on health services delivery and management, Health Services Research Methods balances classic and current models and methodology. It showcases approaches to measuring the relevant structure, process, and outcome variables that can be used to address efficiency and equity issues in health care services delivery. Emerging health services research tools and skills are included as well as implications for practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Managing Clinical Processes in Health Services

Author: Roslyn Sorensen,Rick Iedema

Publisher: Elsevier Australia

ISBN: 0729538257

Category: Medical

Page: 269

View: 9230

"Managing Clinical Processes is the first book of its kind to address the concept of clinical process management, and to integrate the clinical workplace within the corporate organisation for the Australian health services industry. It provides clinicians and managers with an understanding of the demands and expectations of modern health services from a patient, consumer and multidisciplinary perspective, and how to manage them. The text offers an evidence-based approach to organising, evaluating and revising the processes that constitute a health service, based on systematising care processes for specific clinical case types. Managing Clinical Processes in Health Services will be invaluable to those integrating and improving systems of clinical process management across the organisation"--Provided by publisher.

An Analysis of Primary Medical Care

Author: W. J. Stephen

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521218603

Category: Medical

Page: 428

View: 8933

This volume examines the provision of primary medical care in twenty-three different, predominantly developed countries, selected because of their variety and importance. An analysis is made of the problems and fundamental requirements of primary care (known as general practice in many countries). Arguments are put forward on priorities of spending and allocation of resources. Reasons for failure in the provision of adequate medical care are advanced. The role of the medical profession in education and in the quality of advice it has given to governments throughout the world are examined. Who should provide primary care? How should doctors be paid? Does the method of payment influence the quality of treatment received by the patient? Are any general lessons to be drawn from particular countries that could be of help in others? These and other questions are examined and answered.