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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|Research Studies||38||View all|
|International Literature||608||View all|
“Nothing about me without me”: An interpretative review of patient accessible electronic health records
posted by WM Admin on 30 Jun 2015
The authors undertook a systematic review of reviews of the impact of giving patients record access from both a patient…
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Do patients with long-term side effects of cancer treatment benefit from general practitioner support? A literature review
posted by WM Admin on 11 Jun 2015
In this literature review, the authors explore the role of general practitioners alongside specialist cancer clinics in cancer patients’ follow-up…
posted by WM Admin on 2 Jun 2015
In this systematic review, the authors investigated the effectiveness of chronic disease management programmes for adults with asthma. Twenty studies,…
Enablers and barriers to the implementation of primary health care interventions for Indigenous people with chronic diseases: A systematic review
posted by WM Admin on 26 May 2015
This systematic literature review synthesised international evidence on the factors that enable or inhibit the implementation of interventions aimed at…
posted by WM Admin on 22 Jun 2015
"Using qualitative data and social theoretical concepts, [the authors] argue that the time, space and emotional entanglements that take place…
posted by WM Admin on 16 Jun 2015
In this thesis, the author describes the history of the epidemiology of pertussis and recent pertussis epidemiology in New Zealand;…
posted by WM Admin on 9 Jun 2015
Canterbury has been identified by the King's Fund as having many similarities with other high-performing healthcare systems". In this article,…