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How and why are communities of practice established in the healthcare sector? A systematic review of the literature
- G. Ranmuthugala, J. Plumb, F. Cunningham, A. Georgiou, J. Westbrook, J. Braithwaite
- Medicine, Political ScienceBMC health services research
- 14 October 2011
A systematic review of the literature on CoPs was conducted, to examine how and why CoPs have been established and whether they have been shown to improve healthcare practice.
Health sector accreditation research: a systematic review.
- D. Greenfield, J. Braithwaite
- Medicine, BusinessInternational journal for quality in health care…
- 13 March 2008
The health care accreditation industry appears to be purposefully moving towards constructing the evidence to ground the understanding of accreditation, with consistent findings in two categories: promote change and professional development.
Nurses’ workarounds in acute healthcare settings: a scoping review
This paper assesses the peer reviewed empirical evidence available on the use, proliferation, conceptualisation, rationalisation and perceived impact of nurses’ use of workarounds in acute care settings and examines the importance of displaying competency (image management), collegiality and organisational and cultural norms play a role in nurses' use ofWorkarounds.
Bridges, brokers and boundary spanners in collaborative networks: a systematic review
Collaborative networks by definition, seek to bring disparate groups together so that they can work effectively and synergistically together, and brokers can support the controlled transfer of specialised knowledge between groups.
How and where clinicians exercise power: interprofessional relations in health care.
Effects of Two Commercial Electronic Prescribing Systems on Prescribing Error Rates in Hospital In-Patients: A Before and After Study
In a before-and-after study, Johanna Westbrook and colleagues evaluate the change in prescribing error rates after the introduction of two commercial electronic prescribing systems in two Australian…
The impact of clinical leadership on health information technology adoption: Systematic review
A realist evaluation of the role of communities of practice in changing healthcare practice
- G. Ranmuthugala, F. Cunningham, J. Braithwaite
- Medicine, Political ScienceImplementation science : IS
- 23 May 2011
This study further enhances the value of realist evaluations by incorporating a social network analysis component to quantify the structural context associated with CoPs.
‘It’s an Interesting Conversation I’m Hearing’: The Doctor as Manager
The aim of this article is to outline in discursive-linguistic terms how doctor-managers (or ‘physician-executives’ as they are termed in the USA) manage the incommensurate dimensions of their…
Health service accreditation as a predictor of clinical and organisational performance: a blinded, random, stratified study
- J. Braithwaite, D. Greenfield, Judie Lancaster
- Medicine, Political ScienceQuality and Safety in Health Care
- 1 February 2010
Accreditation results predict leadership behaviours and cultural characteristics of healthcare organisations but not organisational climate or consumer participation, and a positive trend between accreditation and clinical performance is noted.