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The Logics of Healthcare – In Quality Improvement Work

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Title: The Logics of Healthcare – In Quality Improvement Work
Authors: Gadolin, Christian
Issue Date: 17-Mar-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Business Administration ; Företagsekonomiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2017-04-07
Disputation: Fredagen den 7 april 2017, kl. 13.15, CG-salen, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: quality improvement
quality improvement work
healthcare organizations
healthcare professionals
institutional logics
institutional work
Abstract: Quality improvement (QI) has become a cornerstone in contemporary healthcare organizations with the aim of enabling management that facilitates efficiency and effectiveness, while providing a consistent correlation between health spending and indicators of access to and quality of care. However, despite years of reform which have attempted to change healthcare professionals’ practice, traditional professional modes of working remain relatively stable and entrenched. Previous research has hi... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9953-0 (Print)
978-91-628-9954-7 (PDF)
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