Investigating Fire Protection Condition in the Units of Imam Khomeini Hospital, Tehran, Iran

Mojtaba Fazel; Ali Ardalan; Abbas Ostad Taghizadeh; Tahereh Yaghoubi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 23-27

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2022.05

Abstract
  Background: Various studies indicate that in many cases, fire has broken out in hospitals.Objectives: This study aims to assess fire protection in the selected units of Imam Khomeini hospital located in Tehran, Iran in 2020.Methods: In this descriptive-analytic study, first, a researcher-made checklist ...  Read More

Introducing a Bi-Level Linear Programming Model to Reduce Patient Payment and Increase Hospital Income Simultaneously

Seyyedeh Farkhondeh Tayebnasab; Mohebali Rahdar; Farhad Hamidi; Hamid Raza Maleki

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 157-163

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.29

Abstract
  Background: The cost of health care is a large part of every household’s budget. On the other hand, as an economic entity, the hospital is constantly faced with different aspects of cost and revenue. So, we are dealing with conflicting objectives.Objectives: The main purpose of the research is ...  Read More

Evaluation of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Chronic Pain: An Observational Clinical Study

Tuba Erdem Sultanoğlu; Hasan Sultanoğlu

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2021, , Pages 164-169

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.30

Abstract
  Background: Overcrowding of emergency departments (EDs), which are not suitable places to treat chronic pain and are responsible for managing acute disorders, leads to prolonged waiting times, delays in treating conditions requiring rapid intervention, patient dissatisfaction, and chaos and exhaustion ...  Read More

Highlighting the Relevance of Motivation and Job Satisfaction of Nurses in Ghanaian Hospitals

Charles Owusu-Aduomi Botchwey

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2021, , Pages 59-64

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2021.11

Abstract
  Background: Provision of quality and accessible health services comes with its challenges. Therefore, the need to highlight how motivation and job satisfaction can impact nurses’ performances at the Korle-Bu teaching hospital. Objectives: The research aimed to practically highlight nurses’ ...  Read More

Assessing Managers’ Attitudes Toward Health Promoting Hospitals at a Teaching Hospital in Tehran, Iran

Mohsen Saberi Isfeedvajani; Esmat Davoudi-Monfared; Akbar Nikpajouh; Yaser Nasiri Moghadam

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 150-156

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.28

Abstract
  Background: Hospitals are the most important and largest providers of health services in the health system. Objectives: This study aimed to examine hospital managers’ attitudes toward health promotion policies at a teaching hospital in Tehran, Iran. Methods: This research was a descriptive-analytical ...  Read More

Identifying the Type of a Contract to Transfer Health Services to Charities in Teaching Hospitals of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran

Mahmud Nayeri; Somayeh Hessam; Amir Ashkan Nasiripour; Katayoun Jahangiri

Volume 5, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 157-163

http://dx.doi.org/10.34172/hpr.2020.29

Abstract
  Background: One of the most important issues in the health system is to provide the necessary resources to present health services. To increase the role of charities and facilitate public participation in the treatment area and to develop hospital units, the cooperation between charity organizations ...  Read More

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 , July 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

Medical Errors Disclosure: Is It Good or Bad?

Amirashkan Nasiripour; Pouran Raeissi; Mehrnoosh Jafari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , February 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

Nursing Workloads and Psychological Empowerment in Hospitals: Structural Equations Modeling

Parvin Ebrahimi; Zainab Malmoon; Rouhollah Zaboli

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 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

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

Albert Ahenkan; Kofi Aduo-Adjei

Volume 2, Issue 1 , February 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

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 , February 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

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 , November 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

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 , August 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

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 , August 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

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 , May 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

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 , May 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

Patient Safety Behavior in Physicians: How is it Predicted?

Maryam Yaghoubi; Marzieh Javadi; Saied Karimi; Elham Ehsani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , May 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

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 , January 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

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 , January 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

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 , January 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