Investigating the Impact of Using Supply Chain Infrastructure on Advances in Patient Safety Given the Mediating Role of Healthcare Settings in Public Hospitals of Alborz University of Medical Sciences
Background: Using supply chain infrastructure in order to decrease medical . In addition, patient safety has become an important focus area within recent decades. Most of the studies about patient safety, which have been carried out so far, have particularly focused on safety in hospital environments. The current study aimed to determine the impact of using supply chain infrastructure on advances in patient safety given the mediating role of healthcare settings in public hospitals of Alborz university of medical sciences.
Material and Methods: Statistical population of the present research comprises all managers, nurse managers, and those responsible for medical records of all public hospitals of Alborz University of Medical Sciences. The number of managers and employees is estimated to be 150. The sample size is 108 people based on Morgan Table. Smart-PLS statistical software was used to test the hypotheses.
Results: According to the results, using supply chain infrastructure had a significant positive effect on advances in patient safety. Moreover, making use of supply chain infrastructure has a significant positive effect on advances in patient safety given the mediating role of healthcare settings.
Conclusion: If the infrastructure required in hospitals is created with the quality and safety care which leads to appropriate services, the patients will be valued.
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