Volume 14, Number 3 (9-2012)                   yafte 2012, 14(3): 91-101 | Back to browse issues page


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janati A, Dadgar E, Sadegh Tabrizi J, Asghari Jafarabadi M, GHolamzade Nikjoo R. Health system professionals, attitude towards necessary criteria for hospitals managers, performance assessment. yafte. 2012; 14 (3) :91-101
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-809-en.html

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Background : Performance of hospital managers need to be evaluated based on suitable criteria to get better performance. Unfortunately no formal and systematical performance assessment system has been used to evaluate managers. The aim of this study is to determine the concrete and suitable hospital managers, performance assessment using experts, views. Materials and Methods: This study was a qualitative research with thematic analysis method. By using semi structured questionnaire with 2 health system experts interview was conducted and 20 experts participated in focus group discussion. After each interview and group discussion withdrawals were checked with participants. The initial interviews were analyzed by two faculty members and then were combined. Results: 7 main themes about necessary criteria for hospital managers, performance assessment were obtained from experts, views. These themes are: skills related to planning, organization and staff performance management, leadership, information management, clinical governance and performance indicators. Conclusion: All participants in the study had a history of hospital management therefore their comments will be an effective step in identifying the criteria for making hospital managers, performance assessment tool. In addition to Professionals, perspectives and studies done in other countries, in order to design this kind of tools, it is necessary to adjust the obtained findings according to the local hospital conditions.
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Received: 2012/09/17

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