Ivey Publishing
Alberta Hip and Knee Replacement Pilot Project: Changing the Provincial Model of Hip and Knee Care
Product Number:
9B12M057
Publication Date:
05/17/2012
Revised Date:
05/17/2012
Length:
16 pages (7 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Field)
Source:
Ivey
This case examines methods to incorporate the best evidence into clinical practice. More particularly, it considers the issue of knowledge translation from the perspective of implementing an evidence-based hip and knee care pathway in Alberta, Canada. A secondary problem would be bringing together multiple stakeholders with different incentives to implement a large-scale health care change.
Learning Objective:
  • To understand the strategic process involved in translating evidence-based research into clinical practice.
  • To explore knowledge translation models that can be used to implement change in complex health systems.
  • To understand important dimensions of evaluating positive changes in health care models.
  • To provide an example of an innovative health care delivery system that focuses on patient-centered care.
  • To understand effective ways of reallocating resources in the management of a complicated health process to increase effective surgeon utilization, improve patient outcomes, and manage wait lists.
Issues:
Disciplines:
General Management/Strategy,  Operations Management,  Organizational Behaviour/Leadership
Industries:
Health Care Services
Setting:
Canada, 2007
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$4.25 CAD / $4.25 USD Printed Copy
$3.75 CAD / $3.75 USD Permissions
$3.75 CAD / $3.75 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Translations: Simplified Chinese (15 pages)
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