Important and Performance of Quality Improvement at the Institutes of Health Profession Education in Yemen

Almahbashi, Taha and Aljunid, Syed M., (2016). Important and Performance of Quality Improvement at the Institutes of Health Profession Education in Yemen. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 16(3), 52-58

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    Author Almahbashi, Taha
    Aljunid, Syed M.
    Title Important and Performance of Quality Improvement at the Institutes of Health Profession Education in Yemen
    Appearing in Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine
    Volume 16
    Issue No. 3
    Publication Date 2016-04-04
    Place of Publication Kuala Lumpur
    Publisher Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine
    Start page 52
    End page 58
    Language eng
    Abstract The key goals of this study are to assess the quality improvement at health profession institutes and to detect the importance of quality improvement among the staff. It aimed to conduct a comprehensive evaluation for pyramids of health profession institutes, with an emphasis on improving change across all levels in the organization; these are: leadership, policy, strategy, people, partnership, resources and process. A cross-sectional study was conducted using quantitative method. Importance and performance of quality improvement were assessed using a general assessment questionnaire at the main campus of the High Institute of Health Sciences in Yemen, including its branches in ten governorates. A self-directed questionnaire was distributed to 207staff who were randomly selected. The response rate in the study was 97% (n = 207/201) most of them were academic staff (81%). The findings of the study showed a general awareness among the staff regarding quality improvement importance, however the level of institute performance was at a moderate level with a mean of 3.6.The results of this study revealed a significant gender difference between male and female regarding the performance of health profession institutes in relation to policy, people, partnership, resources and process. The study indicated that improving leadership will have the first effect on the entire quality system as it will not only improve the quality for being one of its factors, but it will also push people's will and motivation to participate in the process of improvement. This study contributes to a better understanding of the influence quality improvement has on the health profession education. The results of the study will help the academic developers to enhance the quality of health profession education and then the performance of health service providers.
    Keyword Quality improvement importance
    Performance
    Health profession education
    Yemen
    Copyright Holder Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine
    Copyright Year 2016
    Copyright type All rights reserved
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