Factors Influencing Innovative Management of In-Patient Departments among Community Hospitals, Ministry of Public Health

Authors

  • Kanyawee Mokekhaow Baromarajonnai college of nursing, Chonburi

Keywords:

Innovative Management performance, Knowledge creation, Nursing unit, Community Hospitals

Abstract

Background: Innovative management of in-patient department has played a crucial role in developing quality nursing services and outcomes as well as enhancing patient safety. Consequently, factors affecting innovative management should be determined. Objectives: This descriptive study aimed to examine outcomes and analyze factors influencing the innovative management of in- patient departments. Methods: Head nurse who have at least three- year experience in the management of in-patient departments in community hospitals were selected using stratified sampling and simple random sampling techniques. Data were conducted using questionnaires regarding the topics of knowledge creation and innovative management performance with reliability at 0.87 and 0.91 respectively, as well as personal information. The data were analyzed using percentage, mean, standard deviation, and Pearson correlation coefficient as well as stepwise multiple regression analysis. Results: The study revealed that the mean of knowledge creation, overall of innovative management performance, the compositions of knowledge creation as well as innovative management’s performance of in- patient departments were high. Factors including knowledge creation, experiencing the training of knowledge management and experiencing research related to innovation were statistically significant with outcomes of innovative management (p-value < 0.01). In addition, these factors could collaboratively predict 48.7 percent of innovative management performance. Conclusion: Nursing administrators should impose policy and create action plans to enhance the skills of head nurses of In-Patient Departments such as creating new knowledge in wards and encouraging head nurses to conduct innovative research and training regarding knowledge management. Consequently, these will result in effective and efficient innovative management of In-Patient Departments

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2019-08-07

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