Assessing the Extent and Causes of Cancellation of Surgeries: An Important Issue in Improving the Efficiency of the Hospital

Hasan Jafari; Parvin Jafari; Mohammad Kazem Rahimi; Roohollah Arab Saniabadi; Farzaneh Zare Banadkooki

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 28-32

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.06

Abstract
  Background: Canceling surgery imposes the high cost of the healthcare provider system and wasted many energy and time from the patient and the care team.Objectives: This study examined the extent and reasons of canceling of surgeries in one of the hospitals affiliated to Shahid Sadoughi University of ...  Read More

Patient Flow Analysis in General Hospitals: How Clinical Disciplines Affect Outpatient Wait Times

Afsoon Aeenparast; Faranak Farzadi; Farzaneh Maftoon; Hossien Yahyazadeh

Volume 4, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 128-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.26

Abstract
  Background: Overcrowding is an important problem for outpatient services in healthcare facilities. Patient flow analysis (PFA) is a useful method for identifying inefficiencies in and facilitating patient flow. Objective: PFA was used to estimate patient wait time and determine how different clinical ...  Read More

Occupational Stress and How to Confront It: A Case Study of a Hospital in Shiraz

Tahereh Shafaghat; Mohammad Kazem Rahimi Zarchi; Zahra Kavosi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 64-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2018.13

Abstract
  Background: Although all jobs can be stressful, occupational stress is an important issue in jobs that deal with human health. Evidence indicates that nursing is a stressful occupation. Objective: This research evaluated factors affecting occupational stress and strategies for coping with it. Methods: ...  Read More