Validation study of the Amharic version Safety Attitudes Questionnaire (SAQ) in public hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
In Ethiopia, there is a growing concern about improving patients ’ safety in healthcare facilities. However, the lack of a valid and reliable instrument sensitive to the Ethiopian culture for measuring health p... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 22, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Bisrat Tamene Bekele, Trhas Tadesse Berhe, Biniam Yohannes Wotango, Wubet Mihretu Workneh and Nebiyou Wendwessen Tags: Research Source Type: research

How external and agency characteristics are related to coordination in homecare – findings of the national multicenter, cross-sectional SPOTnat study
Homecare client services are often distributed across several interdependent healthcare providers, making proper care coordination essential. However, as studies exploring care coordination in the homecare set... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 22, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Nathalie M öckli, Michael Simon, Kris Denhaerynck, Diana Trutschel, Tania Martins, Carla Meyer-Massetti and Franziska Zúñiga Tags: Research Source Type: research

Level of technical efficiency and associated factors among health centers in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: an application of the data envelopment analysis
Besides the scarcity of resources, inefficient utilization of available health service resources has been the bottleneck to deliver quality health services in Ethiopia. However, Information regarding the effic... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Anteneh Lamesgen, Belayneh Mengist, Elyas Melaku Mazengia and Bekalu Endalew Tags: Research Source Type: research

Healthcare worker burnout: exploring the experiences of doctors working in a maternity unit in Namibia
Globally, healthcare workers (HCWs) in maternity units are at high risk of developing burnout. Burnout can lead to multiple harmful impacts on HCWs, their patients, and the broader healthcare system. Little is... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tanya Y. Br ückner, S. Heemelaar, T. Endjala and T. van den Akker Tags: Research Source Type: research

Economic burden of diabetic foot ulcer: a case of Iran
Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is known as a serious complication of diabetes mellitus in patients with diabetes, imposing heavy medical costs on healthcare systems due to its chronic nature. patients with severe d... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Reza Hashempour, SeyedHadi MirHashemi, Fariba Mollajafari, Soheila Damiri, Ali ArabAhmadi and Behzad Raei Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transforming health care systems towards high-performance organizations: qualitative study based on learning from COVID-19 pandemic in the Basque Country (Spain)
The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the worst health catastrophes of the last century, which caused severe economic, political, and social consequences worldwide. Despite these devastating consequences, lessons le... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 21, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Ane Fullaondo, Irati Erreguerena and Esteban de Manuel Keenoy Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction: Cost modelling rehabilitation in the home for reconditioning in the Australian context
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Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 20, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Roslyn G. Poulos, Andrew M. D. Cole, Dan R. Hilvert, Kerry N. Warner, Steven G. Faux, Tuan ‑Anh Nguyen, Friedbert Kohler, Fey‑Ching Un, Tara Alexander, Jacquelin T. Capell, Claire M. C. O’Connor and Christopher J. Poulos Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Pharmacist-led medication reconciliation service for patients after discharge from tertiary hospitals to primary care in Singapore: a qualitative study
Medication discrepancies commonly occur when patients are transferred between care settings. Despite the presence of medication reconciliation services (MRS), medication discrepancies are still prevalent, whic... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 20, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Konstadina Griva, Zi Yang Chua, Lester Yousheng Lai, Sandra Jialun Xu, Esther Siew Joo Bek and Eng Sing Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mixed method evaluation of a learning from excellence programme for community health workers in Neno, Malawi
Community Health Workers (CHWs) play an essential role in linking communities to facility-based healthcare. However, CHW programmes have often been hampered by low levels of staff motivation, and new tools aim... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 19, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Maartje Kletter, Bronwyn Harris, Emilia Connolly, Chifundo Namathanga, Basimenye Nhlema, Henry Makungwa, Benson Chabwera, Benson Phiri and Celia Brown Tags: Research Source Type: research

Utilization of routine health data and its determinants among healthcare workers in public health facilities of harari region, eastern Ethiopia
Routine health information is the pillar of the planning and management of health services and plays a vital role in effective and efficient health service delivery, decision making, and program improvement. L... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 19, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Gudeta Ayele, Admas Abera, Angefa Ayele, Daniel Gudina and Dawit Firdisa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Adoption of C-reactive protein rapid tests for the management of acute childhood infections in hospitals in the Netherlands and England: a comparative health systems analysis
The adoption of C-reactive protein point-of-care tests (CRP POCTs) in hospitals varies across Europe. We aimed to understand the factors that contribute to different levels of adoption of CRP POCTs for the man... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 19, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Juan Emmanuel Dewez, Ruud G. Nijman, Elizabeth J. A. Fitchett, Edmond C. Li, Queena F. Luu, Rebecca Lynch, Marieke Emonts, Ronald de Groot, Michiel van der Flier, Ria Philipsen, Stefanie Ettelt and Shunmay Yeung Tags: Research Source Type: research

Unfinished nursing care in healthcare settings during the COVID-19 pandemic: a systematic review
Unfinished nursing care is becoming increasingly more of a concern in worldwide healthcare settings. Given their negative outcomes, it is crucial to continuously assess those nursing interventions that are com... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 19, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Aysun Bayram, Stefania Chiappinotto and Alvisa Palese Tags: Research Source Type: research

The role of a community conversation intervention in reducing stigma related to lower limb lymphoedema in Northern Ethiopia
Stigma related to lower-limb lymphoedema poses a major psychosocial burden to affected persons and acts as a barrier to them accessing morbidity management and disability prevention (MMDP) services. Community ... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 19, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Abebayehu Tora, Stephen Bremner, Oumer Ali, Mersha Kinfe, Asrat Mengiste, Vasso Anagnostopoulou, Abebaw Fekadu, Gail Davey and Maya Semrau Tags: Research Source Type: research

The economic burden of obesity in 4 south-eastern European countries associated with obesity-related co-morbidities
To provide an assessment of the cost burden of obesity across a spectrum of obesity-related comorbidities (ORCs) for four countries in South-Eastern Europe (SEE). (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 19, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Kostas Athanasakis, Cornelia Bala, Alexander Kokkinos, Gabor Simonyi, Klaudia H álová Karoliová, Amaury Basse, Miodrag Bogdanovic, Malvin Kang, Kaywei Low and Adrien Gras Tags: Research Source Type: research

A mixed methods analysis of the medication review intervention centered around the use of the ‘Systematic Tool to Reduce Inappropriate Prescribing’ Assistant (STRIPA) in Swiss primary care practices
Electronic clinical decision support systems (eCDSS), such as the ‘Systematic Tool to Reduce Inappropriate Prescribing’ Assistant (STRIPA), have become promising tools for assisting general practitioners (GPs)... (Source: BMC Health Services Research)
Source: BMC Health Services Research - March 18, 2024 Category: General Medicine Authors: Katharina Tabea Jungo, Michael J. Deml, Fabian Schalbetter, Jeanne Moor, Martin Feller, Renata Vidonscky L üthold, Johanna Alida Corlina Huibers, Bastiaan Theodoor Gerard Marie Sallevelt, Michiel C Meulendijk, Marco Spruit, Matthias Schwenkglenks, Nicola Tags: Research Source Type: research