3. Patient Satisfaction With Hospital Foodservice and its Impact on Plate Waste in Public Hospitals in East Malaysia

Nur Farhana Aminuddin; Reena Kumari Vijayakumaran; Shariza Abdul Razak

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 90-97

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2018.20

Abstract
  Background: Foodservice is an important issue in hospital settings, and patients’ levels of satisfaction are often indicated by consumption and plate waste. Objective: The current study compared patient satisfaction in hospital areas and other factors and determined the relationship between patient ...  Read More

4. Medical Errors Disclosure: Is It Good or Bad?

Amirashkan Nasiripour; Pouran Raeissi; Mehrnoosh Jafari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 16-21

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2018.04

Abstract
  Background: In the treatment and health process, there are a lot of dangers to patients, and the increased number of medical errors is one of the most important circumstances of this process. Objective: The present research purposed to decrease medical errors through disclosure of them in hospitals of ...  Read More

6. Nursing Workloads and Psychological Empowerment in Hospitals: Structural Equations Modeling

Parvin Ebrahimi; Zainab Malmoon; Rouhollah Zaboli

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 84-89

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2017.21

Abstract
  Background: The high workload of nurses in hospitals has been identified as a patient safety and worker stress problem. Psychological empowerment is a motivational concept demonstrated in four dimensions: meaning, competence, self-determination, and impact. Objective: This study investigated the relationship ...  Read More

7. Predictors of Patient Satisfaction With Quality of Healthcare in University Hospitals in Ghana

Albert Ahenkan; Kofi Aduo-Adjei

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 9-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2017.03

Abstract
  Background: For over 2 decades, Ghana’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has been resolved to continuously improve the quality of healthcare in a cost-effective manner. Strategies have been adopted to enhance client satisfaction with healthcare services and delivery.Objective: The current study examined ...  Read More

8. Patient Safety Culture as Viewed by Medical and Diagnostic Staff of Selected Tehran Hospitals, Iran

Majid Sabouri; Farshad Najafipour; Mehran Jariani; Arya Hamedanchi; Parisa Karimi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 15-20

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2017.04

Abstract
  Background: Today, patient safety is an important issue in providing hospital services. Any failure in this area can cause undesirable consequences. Objective:  The present study evaluated the status of patient safety culture in Educational Hospitals of Tehran, Iran. Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

9. Drug Supply Chain Management and Implementation of Health Reform Plan in Teaching Hospital Pharmacies of Ahvaz, Iran

Effat Jahanbani; Reza Shakoori; Masoume Bagheri-Kahkesh

Volume 1, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 141-145

http://dx.doi.org/10.21859/hpr-0104141

Abstract
  Background: Drugs play a strategic role as a health commodity. Thus, the supply chain management of drugs is an important issue to reducing costs and thereby improving patient health. Objective: This study evaluated the status of drug supply chain management and health reform in the pharmaceutical sector ...  Read More

10. Estimation Production Function of Inpatient Services and Input Productivity: A Cross-Sectional Study of Iran Selected Public Hospitals

Hamid Mohammadi; Mohammad Meskarpour-Amiri

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 91-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010391

Abstract
  Background: Optimal allocation of resources commensurate with performance improvement is the concerns of all countries including Iran. Estimation hospitals production function is important in the economic management of hospitals. Objective: The aim of this study was to estimate the production function ...  Read More

11. Diagnostic Stability of Psychiatric Disorders in Baqiyatallah Hospital from 1997 to 2015

Seyed Abbas Tavalaei; Shervin Assari; Vahid Tavalaei; Roghieh Nooripour

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2016, , Pages 87-90

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010387

Abstract
  Background: Hospitalization compared to outpatient care leads to better diagnosis. Stability of diagnosis varies among different psychiatric disorders and is associated with some demographic and mental health variables. Objective: The current study evaluated the stability of diagnosis in Baqiyatallah ...  Read More

12. Relationship between Person-Organization Fit and Performance Indices of Public Hospitals Affiliated with Qazvin University of Medical Sciences in Iran

Zahra Taghvaei-Keshtkar; Leila Riahi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 59-62

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010257

Abstract
  Background: Person-organization fit is an effective factor for recruiting, selection, and retention of human resources in organizations. Objective: This study examined the correlation between person-organization fit and performance indicators used in healthcare in the hospitals affiliated with Qazvin ...  Read More

13. Patient Safety Behavior in Physicians: How is it Predicted?

Maryam Yaghoubi; Marzieh Javadi; Saied Karimi; Elham Ehsani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 67-71

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010265

Abstract
  Background: Patient safety is a serious global public health issue. Estimates show that every day many patients are harmed while receiving hospital care. Health care staff plays a key role in providing quality and safe patient care, especially physicians who are main members of the medical team and a ...  Read More

14. Routine Offered Protocol is not reliable for Thrombophlebitis Prevention

Habib Yaribeygi; Mohammad Javad Hosseini; Hamid Rokhsarizadeh; Gholam Hossein Meftahi; Mahmoud Salesi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 43-46

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010241

Abstract
  Background: Intravenous catheterization is a routine technique in medical centers which can cause diverse problems such as thrombophlebitis. Objective: This study aimed to resolve replacement scheduling and proper cannula diameter and position issues for intravenous catheters. Methods: In this 2015 experimental ...  Read More

15. Studying the Status of Job Burnout and its Relationship with Demographic Characteristics of Nurses in Shiraz Nemazee Hospital

Tahereh Shafaghat; Mohammad-Kazem Rahimi-Zarchi; Zahra Kavosi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 9-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-01019

Abstract
  Background: Today, in order to provide desirable health care services, too much emphasis is placed on the physical and mental health of nurses, and job burnout among nurses is introduced as harmful elements to the health of nurses. Objective: This study was performed to evaluate job burnout in Shiraz ...  Read More

16. Assessment of Factors Affecting the Establishment of Hospitals in Iran

Mohammadkarim Bahadori; Ehsan Teymourzadeh; Seyed Mojtaba Hosseini; Gholam Hossein Alishiri; Ali Ayoubian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 15-19

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010115

Abstract
  Background: It is important to set up hospitals, since they play a key role in providing health care services based on the budget allocated to the health sector. Objective:  This study evaluated factors militating against the establishment of hospitals in Iran. It also emphasized the importance ...  Read More

17. Comparative Study of Patients’ Satisfaction with Nursing Service in Major Units of Selected Training Hospitals in Tehran

Zahra Motaghed; Payman Mahboobi-Ardakan; Mohammad Meskarpour-Amiri

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, , Pages 33-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010133

Abstract
  Background: A patient's satisfaction with nursing service is one of the main indices for measuring the quality and effectiveness of health care. Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate and compare patients' satisfaction with the nursing service provided in selected training hospitals ...  Read More