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Quality and safety in healthcare

Over the last decade research on quality and safety in healthcare has been a prioritised area for the University of Stavanger. This has resulted in the establishment of the UiS based research centre SHARE in 2017.

Nurses in a hospital corridoor

SHARE focuses its research on the following topics:

  • Resilience studies
  • Identification and reduction of risk in healthcare
  • Organizational factors
  • Cultural factors
  • Patient involvement and patient experiences
  • Coordination and transitional care
  • Regulation and accreditation
  • Interprofessional collaboration
  • The effects of quality and safety interventions
  • Implementation research
  • Simulation, training and healthcare education
  • Telecare

The research centre is multidisciplinary and the researchers academic fields include societal safety, risk management, health and medicine, change management, sociology, psychology, patient involvement and organizational studies.

Read more about SHAREs research acitivties