Health Management Article Comparisons


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Health Management Article Comparisons
In manufacturing, one of the most common ways to define a high performance organization is via the so-called Six Sigma standard, which aims to reduce manufacturing errors to 1 per 100,000. Sadly, the global healthcare industry is far off this standard. Duffy (2008) cites an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report finding that 100,000 Americans die annually in hospitals due to errors (p. 3). While there is no corresponding study for Canada, it has reliably been estimated that thousands of Canadians die from hospital errors every year (Menzies 2005, p. 271).
One of the most serious issues confronting a health manager, then, is how to adopt policies, practices, and tools that can inject greater...
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..... I., Bujold, M., Boon, H., & Moher, D. (2009).
Interprofessional collaboration within Canadian integrative healthcare clinics. Social science and medicine, 69, 707-715
Hesse, B.W. & Shneiderman, B. (2007). eHealth research from the
user’s perspective. American journal of preventive medicine, 32, 97-103
Ludwick, D.A. & Doucette, J. (2009). Adopting electronic medical
records in primary care: Lessons learned from health information systems in seven countries. International journal of medical informatics, 78, 22-31
Menzies, H. (2005). No time: stress and the crisis of modern
life. Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre
Scott, R.E. (2007). E-records in health: preserving our future.
International journal of medical informatics, 76, 427-431