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Leadership potential of physicians in a public teaching hospital in the city of São Paulo

Alexandre Fioranelli ORCID logo , Charles Schmidt ORCID logo , Nelson Wolosker ORCID logo , Valter Castelli Júnior ORCID logo , Dafne Braga Diamante Leiderman ORCID logo , Luiz Arnaldo Szutan ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019GS4191

ABSTRACT Objective To analyze the leadership potential of physicians in a public hospital in the city of São Paulo. Methods A descriptive pilot study, in which 40 assistant physicians and medical residents were randomly selected to receive an electronic invitation of the company Caliper Estratégias Humanas do Brasil . To those who accepted it, a link was sent to fill out a personality evaluation focused on the work, comprising 112 alternatives related to 21 domains of 4 performance areas. According […]

Efficiency in the operational process: reduction of incorrect entries and guarantee of compliance in the rendering of accounts

Daniela Nobrega Pavão ORCID logo , Monique Buttignol ORCID logo , Adriano José Pereira ORCID logo , Renato Tanjoni ORCID logo , Ederson Haroldo Pereira de Almeida ORCID logo , Patricia Leisnock ORCID logo , [...]

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2018GS4200

ABSTRACT Objective To verify the impact of the Lean Six Sigma methodology in reducing incorrect entries of non-appropriated revenues and expenses. Methods Process for the review and application of the Lean Six Sigma methodology between December 2015 and September 2016, in a high-complexity general hospital in the city of São Paulo (SP). Results A total of 3,756,814 (100%) entries were audited between December 2015 and September 2016. The Sigma level evolved over the course of the process and increased from […]

Analysis of the indicators of the Family Health Program in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo

Paulo Augusto Monteclaro Cesar ORCID logo , Márcia Mello Costa De Liberal ORCID logo , Valdecir Marvulle ORCID logo , Paola Zucchi ORCID logo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018GS4174

ABSTRACT Objective To analyze the Family Health Program replaced by the Family Health Strategy in 2011, based on health indicators and diseases classified as primary care sensitive. Methods This was a descriptive, analytical and documental study carried out in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo between 2002 and 2007. We analyzed data from Health observatory for the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo. Pearson’s correlation and the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences software version 17.0 were used to calculate data […]

Formulation, implementation and evaluation of a distance course for accreditation in patient safety

Poliana Nunes Wanderlei, Erik Montagna

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018GS4316

ABSTRACT Objective To formulate and to implement a virtual learning environment course in patient safety, and to propose ways to estimate the impact of the course in patient safety outcomes. Methods The course was part of an accreditation process and involved all employees of a public hospital in Brazil. The whole hospital staff was enrolled in the course. The accreditation team defined the syllabus. The education guidelines were divided into 12 modules related to quality, patient safety and required organizational […]

Adherence of private health system hospitals to dissemination of outcomes according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) model

Celso Machado Junior, Robson Danúbio da Silva César, Maria Tereza Saraiva de Souza

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017GS3989

ABSTRACT Objective To verify if there is an analogy between the indicators of the Global Reporting Initiative adopted by hospitals in the private healthcare system. Methods Documentary research supported by reports that are electronically available on the website of the companies surveyed. Results The organizations surveyed had a significant adherence of their economic, social and environmental indicators of the model proposed by the Global Reporting Initiative, showing an analogous field of common indicators between them. Conclusion There is similarity between […]

Analysis of the Internal Bed Regulation Committees from hospitals of a Southern Brazilian city

Vinícius Sabedot Soares

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017GS3878

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the composition of the Internal Regulation Committees created in hospitals of a capital city. Methods A cross-sectional descriptive study assessing the structure, processes and results of each Committee. Results The main reasons for implementing the committees were legal issues and overcrowding in the emergency department. The most monitored indicators were the occupancy rate and the mean length of stay, and the most observed results were reductions in the latter. Institutional protocols were developed in 70% of […]

Cost effectiveness of chemohormonal therapy in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive and non-metastatic high-risk prostate cancer

Pedro Nazareth Aguiar Jr., Carmélia Maria Noia Barreto, Bárbara de Souza Gutierres, Hakaru Tadokoro, Gilberto de Lima Lopes Jr

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017GS4017

ABSTRACT Objective To assess the cost-effectiveness of chemohormonal therapy in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive and non-metastatic high-risk prostate cancer. Methods An analytical decision model was developed to determine the cost-effectiveness of chemohormonal therapy versus androgen deprivation therapy alone in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer and patients with non-metastatic high-risk prostate cancer. The cost-effectiveness in metastatic patients with a high-volume disease was assessed separately. The model used data from randomized clinical trials and drug acquisition costs in Brazil. In addition, […]

Assessment of operative times of multiple surgical specialties in a public university hospital

Altair da Silva Costa Jr

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017GS3902

ABSTRACT Objective To evaluate the indicators duration of anesthesia, operative time and time patients stay in the operating rooms of different surgical specialties at a public university hospital. Methods It was done by a descriptive cross-sectional study based on the operating room database. The following stages were measured: duration of anesthesia, procedure time and patient length of stay in the room of the various specialties. We included surgeries carried out in sequence in the same room, between 7:00 a.m. and […]

Economic analysis of costs with enteral and parenteral nutritional therapy according to disease and outcome

Adriano Hyeda, Élide Sbardellotto Mariano da Costa

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017GS4002

ABSTRACT Objective To conduct an economic analysis of enteral and parenteral diet costs according to the type of disease and outcome (survivors versus deaths). Methods It is a cross-sectional, observational, retrospective study with a qualitative and quantitative design, based on analysis of hospital accounts from a healthcare insurance provider in the Southern region of Brazil. Results We analyzed 301 hospital accounts of individuals who used enteral and parenteral diets. The total cost of the diet was 35.4% of hospital account […]

Implementing apportionment strategy to identify costs in a multidisciplinary clinic

Renato Ribeiro Nogueira Ferraz, Anna Sofia Costa Neri, Estela Capelas Barbosa, Marcus Vinícius Cesso da Silva

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017GS3759

ABSTRACT Objective To present the implementation of an apportionment strategy proportional to the productive areas of a multidisciplinary clinic, defining the minimum values to be passed monthly to health professionals who work there. Methods A study of the clinic structure was carried out, in which the area of occupation of each service was defined. Later the cost was prorated, allocating a value to each room, proportional to the space occupied. Results The apportionment implementation allowed the clinic managers to visualize […]

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