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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Pharmacist and general practitioner ambivalence about providing written medicine information to patients—A qualitative study (Australia)
posted by HIIRC Admin on 9 Apr 2013
The authors note that patients' want written medicine information, however patients report that it is often not supplied. This qualitative…
posted by HIIRC Admin on 18 Feb 2013
The authors surveyed elective patients (on the day of surgery) who reported being a smoker at the time of wait-list…
posted by HIIRC Admin on 12 Apr 2013
Published 2013. Author: Workbase.
Antenatal, labour, and delivery care for Māori: Experiences, location within a lifecourse approach, and knowledge gaps
posted by HIIRC Admin on 7 Feb 2013
Published 2013. Authors: Mihi Ratima, Sue Crengle.
Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, 10(3), 353-366