New publications :
2018 Dramé, M. , Houehanou, C. , Sogbohossou, P. , Paré, R. , Ekambi, A. , Mizéhoun-Adissoda, C. , Houinato, D. , Gyselinck, K. , Marx, M. , Martins, M. and Ferrinho, P. (2018) Determinants of High Blood Pressure and Quality of Management in Three Regions of Benin. Open Journal of Epidemiology, 8, 14-28. doi: 10.4236/ojepi.2018.81002.
2018 John Ovretveit, Lisa Dolan-Branton, Michael Marx, Amy Reid, Julie Reid, Bruce Agins; Adapting improvements to context: when, why and how?, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Volume 30, Issue suppl_1, 20 April 2018, Pages 20–23, https://doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzy013
“If you can’t measure it – you can’t change it” – New publications available :
- Michael Marx, Christine Nitschke, Maureen Nafula, Mabel Nangami, Marc Brodowski, Irmgard Marx, Helen Prytherch, Charles Kandie, Irene Omogi, Friederike Paul-Fariborz, Joachim Szecsenyi. If you can’t measure it- you can’t change it – a longitudinal study on improving quality of care in hospitals and health centers in rural Kenia. BMC Health Services Research, 2018, 18:246, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3052-7.
- Bernadette Kleczka, Anita Musiega, Grace Rabut, Phoebe Wekesa, Paul Mwaniki, Michael Marx, Pratap Kumar. Rubber stamp templates for improving clinical documentation_ A paper-based m-Health approach for quality improvement in low-resource settings. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 2017, 1-9 doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.10.014.
e-Learning course with 7,5 ECTS on Quality Improvement: for Health Systems Strengthening
A new e-learning course is available for registration until end of April 2018 on the website of the University Hospital Heidelberg! It was created in cooperation with evaplan GmbH, aQua Institute, Heidelberg University & Common Sense eLearning & training consultants GmbH. The course aims to increase competencies for strategic decision making in managing quality, enhance skills in quality improvement mechanisms and build positive patient-centered attitudes. Register here.
“HubBerlin – breakthrough innovations in healthcare from Tanzania and Kenya”
Moderated by Friederike Paul-Fariborz – evaplan, the digital health network of the expert network of the GIZ Innovation Factory showcased some breakthrough digital health innovations from Tanzania (Mwawi Mlekano – ITIDO) and Kenya (Steven Wanyee – Intellisoft) at this years HubBerlin: