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A new pathway for elective surgery to reduce cancellation rates
(BioMed Central, 2012-06-11)
Background: The cancellation of planned surgeries causes prolonged wait times, harm to patients, and is a waste of scarce resources. To reduce high cancellation rates in a Norwegian general hospital, the pathway for elective ...
Investigating the use of patient involvement and patient experience in quality improvement in Norway: rhetoric or reality?
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-06-06)
Background: Patient involvement in health care decision making is part of a wider trend towards a more bottomup approach to service planning and provision, and patient experience is increasingly conceptualized as a ...
The safety attitudes questionnaire - ambulatory version: psychometric properties of the Norwegian translated version for the primary care setting
(BioMed Central, 2014-03-29)
Background: Patient safety culture is how leader and staff interaction, attitudes, routines and practices protect patients from adverse events in healthcare. The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire is the most widely used ...
Sustainability of healthcare improvement: what can we learn from learning theory?
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-08-03)
Background Changes that improve the quality of health care should be sustained. Falling back to old, unsatisfactory ways of working is a waste of resources and can in the worst case increase resistance to later initiatives ...