Holding a workshop to identify research priorities of university hospitals

The workshop on identifying research priorities of hospitals of Iran University of Medical Sciences was held on Thursday, November 2, in the hall of the seventh floor of the central building of the university.

According to the Public Relations Department of the Deputy Minister of Research and Technology; The workshop was organized with the participation of heads and managers of hospitals, heads of research centers of hospital management and health management and economics, assistant doctors of the Department of Epidemiology and Hosting of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology and the University Hospital Management Headquarters.

In this workshop, Dr. Abbas Motavalian, Deputy Minister of Research and Technology, emphasized that the purpose of this workshop is to identify the priorities of research in the health system (HSR) in university hospitals so that the results of these projects can provide the information needed for managers to make decisions. To improve the performance and productivity of hospitals.

In the following, the method of extracting research topics and topics from the existing operational problems in hospitals and the method of prioritizing the topics by determining the criteria of desirability and using the nominal group technique were explained.

Then, Dr. Hamid Pourasghari, the director of the Hospital Management Research Center, gave examples of the importance of conducting applied research to help solve hospital problems.

In the next part, the participants in three groups of financial affairs, human resources and quality and accreditation discussed and suggested the topic and the title of applied research projects. At the end, the results of the working groups were presented and summarized in the final session of the workshop.

Thus, 11 research titles were approved to solve the problems of university hospitals, and it was decided that for each of the approved titles, a "request to submit a proposal" (RFP) would be prepared, so that in the next stage, a call for proposals would be received. Use research.

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