Health Care Management
On June 17ththe CREATE HOIM program will be hosting this special seminar marking the end of the NSERC funded portion of the 6-year program. We will be celebrating with a seminar by the internationally renowned researcher Professor Pinar Keskinocak and will conclude with a short presentation by Professor Verter about the achievements and progress of the CREATE HOIM Program. The lecture will take place in the McGill Bronfman Building (1001 Sherbrooke Street W, Room 360).
MDIIM Faculty Fellow Awarded Grant to Study Flow of Emergency Department Patients through the Continuum of Care
The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) would like to congratulate Professor Beste Kucukyazici on her successful application to FRQS - Programme de subvention - Recherches sur l’urgence et le continuum des soins, for her project entitled “Recherchez au-delà des murs de l'unité d'urgence pour les facteurs de retards dans l'unité d'urgence: Modélisation des associations avec l'hôpital et les soins post-aigus et exploration d’interventions prometteuses”.
"Improving Hospital Efficiency: A Process Model of Organizational Change Commitments," Medical Care Research and Review
Authors: Nigam, Amit; Huising, Ruthanne; Golden, Brian R.
Publication: Medical Care Research and Review, 2014
In many ways, Canada, the world’s second biggest country by area, is a global leader in the effective use of technology in its public health system. Almost all X-rays, MRIs, CTs and other imaging tests in its hospitals are now filmless, which equates to adding the equivalent of up to 500 radiologists and 11 million more exams annually.
Author: Henry Mintzberg
Myths impede the effective management of health care, for example that the system is failing (indeed, that is a system), and can be fixed by detached social engineering and heroic leadership, or treating it more like a business. This field needs to reframe its management, as distributed beyond the “top”; its strategy as venturing, not planning; its organizing as collaboration beyond control, and especially itself, as a system beyond its parts.