Culture

Scholarly Publications

What context features might be important determinants of the effectiveness of patient safety practice interventions?

December 2011

Abstract BACKGROUND: Differences in contexts (eg, policies, healthcare organisation characteristics) may explain variations in the effects of patient safety practice (PSP) implementations.

Identifying Organizational Cultures that Promote Patient Safety

October 2009

BACKGROUND: Safety climate refers to shared perceptions of what an organization is like with regard to safety, whereas safety culture refers to employees' fundamental ideology and orientation and...

Assessing the Value of a Diagnostic Test

July 2009

Why has diagnostic testing, and in particular diagnostic imaging, increased to such a high level in the United States?

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Spring 2007 Issue

April 2007

This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Winter 2007 quarter and includes articles about: two Veterans Affairs-related items -- this year's recipient of the Under Secretary's...

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, fall 2006 issue

October 2006

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter, which covers news from the summer 2006 quarter, includes articles about: research by CHP/PCOR investigators that influenced the Centers for Disease...

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, fall 2005 issue

October 2005

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter, which covers news from the summer 2005 quarter, includes articles about: our new core faculty member Grant Miller, a Harvard-trained health economist...

News

Maya Rossin-Slater looks at impact of health policies on families, particularly the disadvantaged

October 2017

Maya Rossin-Slater uses her PhD in economics to analyze large-scale data on population health and socioeconomic outcomes to help inform policies targeting families with children, especially those...

Projects

Intergenerational Support and the Experience of the Elderly at the End of Life: An Extension of a Longitudinal Study in Rural China

October 2019

This study adopted a life course perspective in order to determine what  motivates and sustains intergenerational support, and how this support  influences older adults’ experience at the end of...
English

Elder Care, Gender, and Son Preference: The Role of Cultural Transmission and Diffusion During the Process of Rural-urban Migration in China

This study examines the relationship between gender and intergenerational transfer among rural-urban migrants and how it is affected by urban culture, specifically the impact on the provision of...
English

Research in Progress Seminars

CHP/PCOR hosts a series of weekly Research in Progress Seminars, at which the centers' faculty, affiliates and invited guests discuss their research on a relevant health policy or health services...
English