Dilemmas in the general theory of implementation: lessons from three state-wide healthcare service improvement initiatives.
Professor Rick Iedema, King’s College London.
Rick Iedema is director of the Centre for Team-based Practice and Learning in
Healthcare at King’s College London. His main research interests are teamwork,
patient safety and patient involvement in healthcare improvement.
He was previously Monash-Warwick Professor in Healthcare Improvement and Implementation Science at the Monash Centre for Health Research & Implementation in Monash University's School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Melbourne, Australia (2016-2017). This role included a 20 per cent appointment at the University of Warwick School of Business. From 2014 until 2016, he managed the research portfolio at the New South Wales Ministry of Health’s Agency for Clinical Innovation, while at the same time holding a professorial appointment in healthcare innovation at the University of Tasmania. Before that he was director of the Centre for Healthcare Communication at the University of Technology, Sydney for seven years (2007-2014).
His talk will focus on improvement initiatives in Australia.
Next seminar: Tuesday 7 November 2017, 4pm-5pm.
Dr Wendy Lawrence, associate professor of health psychology at the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton.
For details of upcoming, and previous, seminars about improvement and implementation please see the KIS website.
These monthly end-of-afternoon lectures take place at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience [IoPPN] main building in de Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF. Anyone who is interested in improvement and implementation is welcome to attend. The seminars are organised by King's Improvement Science postdoctoral fellows.
KIS is part of the Centre for Implementation Science at the National Institute for Health Research [NIHR] Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research [CLAHRC] South London, also based at King's College London. The CIS is home to a team of expert researchers, including health economists and statisticians. They investigate how best to help implement evidence-based practice and research results within health services in south London and further afield.