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 WM Admin on 2015-06-30 09:33:00.703
"The purpose of the 20,000 Days Campaign, and its follow up the Beyond 20,000 Days Campaign, was to reduce predicted…
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High performing hospitals: A qualitative systematic review of associated factors and practical strategies for improvement
posted by WM Admin on 2015-06-25 10:25:09.318
The objective of this study was to undertake a systematic review of qualitative literature to identify methods used to identify…
Emergency department clinical redesign, team-based care and improvements in hospital performance (Australia)
posted by WM Admin on 2015-06-22 12:53:08.637
The authors describe the impact of an emergency department (ED) clinical redesign project that involved team-based care and early senior…
The intensive care unit volume–mortality relationship, is bigger better? An integrative literature review
posted by WM Admin on 2015-06-08 14:04:58.037
In this retrospective, integrative literature review, the authors explore the association between patient volume in intensive care units (ICUs) and…
Organisational readiness and Lean Thinking implementation: Findings from three emergency department case studies in New Zealand
originally posted by WM Admin on 2014-05-13 10:57:12.727 and updated 2015-05-19 16:29:57.086
Describes and contrasts the implementation of lean thinking (a quality methodology that emphasises waste reduction and performing at higher levels…