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Jafari H, YazdanPanah A, Akbari A. The Way of Implementing the New Accreditation Standards at Shahid Motahhari Educational Center in Marvdasht City: A Qualitative Study. EBHPME. 2018; 2 (4) :258-267
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Health Management and Health Policy Research Center, Health Care Management Department, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
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Background: One of the ways through which the quality of the hospital services can be improved is the accreditation, and most of the countries have launched their own accreditation system as a strategy to improve services. The aim of this research was to investigate the way of implementing the accreditation programs at Shahid Motahhari educational center in Marvdasht city.
Methods: The current study was qualitative with conventional content analysis which was conducted by using the semi-structured interviews with eight officials and employees of Marvdasht Shahid Motahhari Medical Education Center in 2017. Purposeful sampling was done in this study and the next stage; the snowball sampling method was used to select the desired samples. Data were gathered to reach the data saturation point, and conventional content analysis was done to analyze the research data.
Results: Two main themes and nineteen sub-themes were obtained through the nine categories. Self-confidence in the team, sense of superiority and achievement, all units’ coordination, accurate and scientific coherent supervision and management, and considering the book of standards as a guiding factor are among the strengths of this research.Poor management of programs, lack of proper context while running the program, lack of proper training, lack of financial and human resources, lack of commitment and interest in implementing the program among different groups were main identified barriers of the program.
Conclusion: The effective factors on the implementation of the accreditation standards in the healthcarecenters should be identified. Besides, planning effective education, continued monitoring and assessing, creating suitable contexts of financial and human resources,consolidating the strengths and using the available potentials can be effective factors in line with the implemetation of accreditation standards.
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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: Healt care Management
Received: 2018/12/28 | Accepted: 2018/12/28 | Published: 2018/12/28

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