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ICHRN Knowledge Library
  • Date
    2011-03-24
  • Title
    Effects of health policy reforms on nursing resources and patient outcomes in New Zealand
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    SAGE publications
  • Year
    2011
  • Author
    Carryer JB, Diers D, McCloskey B & Wilson D
  • Description
    "Health policy reforms in New Zealand during the 1990s impacted on hospital operations, on the nursing workforce, and on patients. This study analyses changes in rates of 20 adverse patient outcomes that are potentially sensitive to nursing (OPSNs) before (1989-1993), during (1993-2000), and after (2000-2006) the policy reforms, using all New Zealand public hospital inpatient discharge data for this period." (excerpt from abstract)
  • Categories
    Workforce Assessment, Planning and Policy, Nursing Human Resources Management
  • Keywords
    reform, mangerment, change, quality, outcomes, New Zealand
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