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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Training practitioners to deliver opportunistic multiple behaviour change counselling in primary care: A cluster randomised trial (Wales)
posted by HIIRC Admin on 20 Mar 2013
The aim of this cluster randomised trial was to evaluate the effect of training primary care health professionals in behaviour…
posted by HIIRC Admin on 20 Feb 2013
Medical professionals have set out their recommendations for tackling obesity in a report published by the Academy of Medical Royal…
posted by HIIRC Admin on 12 Feb 2013
The authors describe inequalities in non-communicable diseases (NCD), and effective actions to reduce NCD inequalities, including in health care (comprehensive…
Food pricing strategies, population diets, and non-communicable disease: A systematic review of simulation studies
posted by HIIRC Admin on 13 Dec 2012
Published 2012. Authors: Helen C. Eyles, Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Nhung Nghiem, Tony Blakely.
PLoS Medicine, 9 (12), e1001353. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001353