• Publications
  • Influence
Public sector information system project failures: Lessons from a New Zealand hospital organization
  • R. Gauld
  • Economics, Computer Science
  • Gov. Inf. Q.
  • 2007
Abstract Information system (IS) project failures are so common as to be almost expected by planners. There is an expanding literature on IS project failures including both theory and case studies.Expand
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  • Open Access
Do they want it? Do they use it? The 'Demand-Side' of e-Government in Australia and New Zealand
Abstract Drawing on 435 telephone interviews in Australia and 498 in New Zealand, this paper investigates the ‘demand’ side of e-government. That is, we examine the use of and support forExpand
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A literature review for large-scale health information system project planning, implementation and evaluation
Information technology is perceived as a potential panacea for healthcare organisations to manage pressure to improve services in the face of increased demand. However, the implementation andExpand
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One Country, Four Systems: Comparing Changing Health Policies in New Zealand
There is a growing literature in comparative health policy that analyzes the experiences of different countries. This article draws upon the comparative tradition, but has an intra-country focus. ItExpand
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The unintended consequences of New Zealand's primary health care reforms.
  • R. Gauld
  • Medicine
  • Journal of health politics, policy and law
  • 1 February 2008
In 2001, the New Zealand government commenced a program to reform the organization of publicly funded primary care services. While there have been several positive results of this reform, includingExpand
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The New Health Policy
Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Health sector funding and organization Chapter 3: Health care quality and safety Chapter 4: Health care information and communications technology Chapter 5:Expand
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Drug quality in South Africa: perceptions of key players involved in medicines distribution.
PURPOSE Substandard medicines contribute to poor public health and affect development, especially in the developing world. However knowledge of how manufacturers, distributors and providersExpand
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"This body does not want free medicines": South African consumer perceptions of drug quality.
OBJECTIVES Like many other developing countries, South Africa provides free medicines through its public health care facilities. Recent policies encourage generic substitution in the private sector.Expand
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Continuity amid chaos : health care management and delivery in New Zealand
Robin Gauld brings together health-care practitioners from the New Zealand health sector in order to provide a ground floor view of how the island nation's health care is managed and delivered. TheExpand
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Comparative Health Policy in the Asia Pacific
  • R. Gauld
  • Political Science
  • 1 December 2004
"Dr. Gauld's collection of case studies is informative and accessible. I would recommend it as a central text for a course in comparative health systems." Political Studies Review Based upon researchExpand
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