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Complex impact of Patient Safety and Medical Quality on Hospital Management Activities due to Healthcare Accreditation Adoption

의료기관인증제 도입에 따른 환자안전과 의료의 질이 병원경영활동에 미치는 복합영향

  • Yoo, Jin-Yeong (Dept. of Health Administration, Suseong College) ;
  • Lee, Jong-Hwa (Dept. of Dental Laboratory Technology, Gimcheon University)
  • 유진영 (수성대학교 보건행정과) ;
  • 이종화 (김천대학교 치기공학과)
  • Received : 2015.05.17
  • Accepted : 2015.07.20
  • Published : 2015.07.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to confirm the complex relationship between patient safety-medical quality and hospital management activities to observe the mediating effect of organizational culture in the relationship due to healthcare accreditation adoption. For this, we conducted a 4 weeks survey, from September 22, 2014 to October 17, 2014 to the employees of 6 hospitals that could accommodate less than 300 patients or more than 300 patients located in Daegu and Gyeongbuk. The study includes 377 participants who have worked for more than one year in the hospital. All of hospital with less than 300-beds or more than 300-beds, such as patient safety-medical quality, organizational culture, hospital management activities found a positive correlation among variables. The mediating effect of organizational culture in the relationship between patient safety-medical quality and hospital management activities was shown by the partial mediating effect and high causal effect. Therefore, these study suggest that patient safety-medical quality due to healthcare accreditation adoption has the potential to improve hospital management activities.

Keywords

Healthcare Accreditation;Patient Safety;Medical Quality;Hospital Management;Organizational culture;Complex impact

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 수성대학교

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