Successful experiences of Hospital Services Quality Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Iran

Nasrin Moradi, Asgar Aghaei Hashjin, Aidin Aryankhesal

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Abstract

Background: Ensuring and maintaining people’s health is one of the most important programs in every country. The aim of the present study was to identify successful experiences of hospital service quality resilience during the coronavirus pandemic. Methods: The present qualitative study was conducted using a content analysis method from September 2021 to April 2022. Seventeen senior and middle managers of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and affiliated hospitals assigned as coronavirus centers were purposefully included. Data were analyzed using Graneheim and Lundman's method and MAXQDA 2020 software. The results of this study identified successful experiences that affected the quality of hospital services during the pandemic. Results: Five main themes were identified:" Supporting University of Medical Sciences, Improving the hospital process, human resource, Medical, and pharmaceutical equipment and Welfare Facilities" and 31 sub-themes. Conclusion: The resilience of hospital service quality was one of the governing indicators of the Ministry of Health during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the many challenges in pandemic management and control, hospitals have made efforts in this field to create successful experiences that make it even more important to prepare hospitals for new epidemic conditions

Original languageEnglish
Article number162
JournalMedical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Dec 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Pandemic
  • Quality
  • Resilience
  • Successful experiences

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