:: Volume 1, Issue 4 (12-2011) ::
JABS 2011, 1(4): 244-250 Back to browse issues page
Strength and Weakness of Crisis Management in Hormozgan Medical University’s Hospitals
Zahra Mastane, Lotfollah Mouseli *1, Maryam Jahangiri, Maryam Doost, Ali Eshghi
1- , mouseli136025@gmail.com
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Background & Objective: Various communities continuously try to manage the unexpected events. In this regard, hospitals with providing timely health care services has transformed to the most pragmatic unit of health system. Planning and preparation of them should be strategic policy of health system. This paper aimed to investigate the strength and weakness of crisis management in training hospitals of Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences.

Materials & Methods: This is descriptive-analytic research. Research statistical population includes managers, nursing directors, financial directors and masters of crises committee of hospitals, totally 34 persons. Data collected with questionnaire in 8 domains and demographic information. Questionnaire was validated and reliabled. Collected data entered to SPSS and analyzed by descriptive & inferential statistics.

Results: Preparedness Rate of Hospitals encounters Unexpected Events was average (50%). Preparedness rate in managerial policies (44.1%), structural and non-structural stability (41.2%) and register & informed (47%) domains were in average level. In this regard HEICS (32.3%), maneuvers (55.9%) and use of relative technologies were in very low grade. Between preparedness rate with crises committee function, training and maneuvers there were meaningful relations (P<0.05).

Conclusion: Suitable crises management will be feasible by documented planning, preparing intra and extra organizational relations, reinforcing human resources with organizing, delivering of training and durational maneuvers to them. Keywords: Strength, Weakness, Crisis, Crisis Management Type of Article: Original Article

Keywords: Strength, Weakness, Crisis, Crisis Management
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Management of health services
Received: 2013/02/11 | Accepted: 2013/09/14 | Published: 2013/09/14

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