Volume 4, Issue 2

 

ارسال های اخیر

  • Reducing Errors by RFID Technology to Achieve Lean Healthcare 

    Salehi Shahrabi, Mehran (Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    Reducing wastes in the healthcare processes is crucial for developing a high performance health system. Adopted from the Toyota Production System (TPS), the Lean concept has emerged in recent years as a way of introducing ...

  • Informal Payment in Health Settings: A Survey of Teaching Hospitals 

    Jafari, Abdosaleh؛ Ravangard, Ramin؛ Heidari, Fateme؛ Roshani, Mohamad؛ Hadian, Marziye؛ Mohammadi, Mahan (Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    Background and Objectives: Informal payment in the health settings is a significant challenge facing the health system, with consequences such as inequity in access to healthcare services, distrust to health care system, ...

  • Provincial Level Survey Provides Evidence for Remarkably Short Outpatient Visit Length in Iran 

    Hasanpoor, Edris؛ Asghari JafarAbadi, Mohammad؛ Saadati, Mohammad؛ Sokhanvar, Mobin؛ Haghghoshaei, Elehe؛ Janati, Ali (Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    Background and Objectives: Visit length is a crucial aspect of patient-physician relationship that its inadequacy can negatively influence the treatment efficiency. Studies on visit length and the factors influencing it ...

  • Development and Application of an Indicator for Reliable Survey of Patient Complaint Data 

    Saadati, Mohammad؛ Tabrizi, Jafar Sadegh؛ Sadeghi-Bazargani, Homayoun؛ Alibabayee, Roghayeh؛ Mirzaie, Amaneh؛ Ebadi, Ali (Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    Background and Objectives: Data on patient complains can be used as a feedback to improve the quality of healthcare services. The aim of this study was to develop an indicator for reliable retrieval of statistical data on ...

  • A Survey of Barriers to Health Research Promotion 

    Balali Meybodi, Fatemeh؛ Mahmoudi Zarandi, Minoo؛ Hassani, Mehdi؛ Rajabi, Mahboobeh (Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    Background and Objectives: High performance research activity in the health domain is crucial to overcoming ever-growing health-related problems. Despite availability of data sources, only a limited number of researchers ...

  • Developing a Psychometric Scale for Brief Evaluation of Outpatient Satisfaction 

    Atari, Maryam؛ Bahrami-Ehsan, Hadi؛ Atari, Mohammad (Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    Background and Objectives: Patient satisfaction is a key feature of quality improvement in modern health care systems. The focus of patient satisfaction studies has been on inpatient satisfaction measurement. As such, valid ...

  • The Essential Components of a Comprehensive Nutrition and Dietetic Portal 

    Sadat Abtahi, Zahra؛ Safdari, Reza؛ Ghazi saeedi, Marjan؛ Dorosty, Ahmadreza (Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    Education and information delivery is an integral part of an effective strategy to control the prevalence of obesity and diabetes. Nutrition and dietetic portals provide integrated access to a wide range of information ...

  • Identification of the Healthcare Services with Potential Induced Demand 

    Khorasani, Elahe؛ Karimi, Saeed؛ Keyvanara, Mahmoud؛ Etemadi, Manal؛ Khorasani, Fahime (Iran University of Medical Sciences, 2015-06-01)
    Background and Objectives: Induced demand in healthcare is referred to as provision of unnecessary services or the patient by health services providers, while the patient is not aware of their unnecessity. Apart from being ...