How often do the managers use the statistics for hospital management?

Farzandipour, M. and Rangraz-Jeddi, F. and Moosavi, G.A. (2003) How often do the managers use the statistics for hospital management? Feyz Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 7.

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Abstract

Background : Employing statistics and the extend of this employment is a common problem in hospital management. The excessive amount of health care expenses, unemployment of hospital capacity, and mismanagement of available facilities have made our hospital less effective. Regarding the utmost importance of statistics in making decision in hospitals, the present study was conducted to determine how often managers employ the statistics for hospital management in Kashan city in 2002. Materials and methods : It was a descriptive study. Statistical indices were categorized in 5 groups according to the manager's duty in the hospital. Then the managers were asked to fulfill the questionnaire. Meanwhile, a checklist was prepares to control the managers' responses. Results : Totally, 55 of all statistical indices were used by managers. Delivery room- and operation room-related indices were used more (64), however, mortality rate indices were used less (47). Conclusion : Managers do not frequently used statistical indices. Needless to say, proper management is associated with higher efficacy and better implication of hospital's facilities. It seems as if employment of expert managers is necessary and controlling systems should be applied to evaluate their activity and performance.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine
Divisions: Feyz journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 14 May 2017 12:21
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2017 13:03
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2301

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