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In health care industry, EHR has been advocated to improve care quality. The journey toward the development and adaptation of EHR should be holistic and integrate all the EHR’s building blocks-health record management, business process improvement (BPI), collaboration and innovation, change management, user governance, etc.—that are intertwined together as(More)
  • S D Nasrollahpour Shirvani, M R Maleki, M E Motlagh
  • 2013
Introduction. Self assessment is provided by Excellence models covers all the factors affecting qualitative and quantitative improvement of organizational performance. The aim of this study was to evaluate performance of universities of medical sciences based on EFQM. Methods. This interventional study was done in 2010-2011.13 universities among 41 medical(More)
Nowadays, in all countries, public resources for healthcare are inadequate to meet the demands for the services. Therefore, policy makers should provide the most effective healthcare services to citizens within the limited available resources. During the past decades, lots of research using operations research techniques, tools, and theories has been(More)
Emergency department has always been a problem for the health system in most countries (1). In Iran, organizing hospital emergency has been on the agenda since the start of the 10th government cabinet, as poor services and delays in attending to emergency patients had led to patient dissatisfaction and a major cause of complaint from hospital emergency(More)
PURPOSE Early diagnosis and treatment of acute pyelonephritis in children is of special importance in order to prevent serious complications. This study was conducted to determine the diagnostic value of serum interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 in children with acute pyelonephritis. METHODS Eighty-seven patients between 1 month to 12 years old with urinary tract(More)
Productivity is the main concern of hospitals as organizations providing health services. As the role of hospital committees is increasing and their productivity and performance improvement is very important, the present study was performed to identify weaknesses and strengths of committee sessions. This analytical-descriptive study was conducted cross-(More)
BACKGROUND Diaper dermatitis (DD) is a common inflammatory disorder in infants, including newborns. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to compare the effects of a traditional medicine product (containing natural henna oil 25%) and hydrocortisone 1% cream on DD in infants. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a triple-blind, randomized trial, 82 children aged two years or(More)