Leadership in Health Services: Volume 23 Issue 4


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Electronic adverse incident reporting in hospitals

Kerry Walsh, Calvin Burns, Jiju Antony

The purpose of this study is to assess attitudes toward and use of an electronic adverse incident reporting system in all four hospitals in one National Health Service Scotland…


Achieving wait time reduction in the emergency department

Keith A. Willoughby, Benjamin T.B. Chan, Marlene Strenger

The purpose of this paper is to provide details on a study to determine the wait time and service time for various emergency department (ED) patient care processes and to apply…


A novel organizational structure to provide medical care in specialized hospital departments: The Cologne Consultant Concept

Michael Schroeter, Igor Savitsky, Maria A. Rueger, Ludwig Kuntz, Verena Pick, Gereon R. Fink

The purpose of this study is to investigate the implementation of a novel organizational structure in a specialized hospital department. The key issue was to optimize the efficacy…


Building a framework for a geriatric acute care model

Marie Boltz, Elizabeth Capezuti, Nina Shabbat

The purpose of this mixed methods study is to define the core components of a system‐wide, acute care program designed to meet the needs of older adults.

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