The Knowledge Library describes primarily New Zealand based research on quality and innovation in the health sector from the year 2000 onwards.
Current areas of focus include: clinical leadership; improvement methods; productivity (focusing initially on hospitals and shorter stays in emergency departments); health targets (including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer), and oral health.
There are also a selection of abstracts from the international literature that have applicability to health system improvement activities in New Zealand.
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posted by HIIRC Admin on 6 Feb 2013
This qualitative study describes 15 stroke survivors’ experiences of the fundamentals of care (e.g. elimination, personal hygiene, eating) during the…
Does prognosis and socioeconomic status impact on trust in physicians? Interviews with patients with coronary disease in South Australia
posted by HIIRC Admin on 5 Oct 2012
Literature suggests that there has been a recent cultural shift towards decreased trust in, and increased questioning of, medical advice.…
posted by HIIRC Admin on 26 Sep 2012
The authors performed a systematic review to determine how care pathways in the hospital treatment of heart failure affect in-hospital…
posted by HIIRC Admin on 9 Aug 2012
Published 2012. Authors: Nicola M. Kayes, Kathryn M. McPherson.
Disability and Rehabilitation, 34(22), 1907-1911