Challenges experienced by nurses in the implementation of a healthcare reform plan in Iran

Salarvand, Shahin and Azizimalekabadi, Maryam and Akbari Jebeli, Azadeh and Nazer, Mohamadreza (2017) Challenges experienced by nurses in the implementation of a healthcare reform plan in Iran. Electronic Physician, 9. pp. 4131-4137. ISSN 2008-5842

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Abstract

Introduction: The Healthcare Reform Plan is counted as a plan for improving healthcare services in Iran. Undoubtedly pros and cons can be seen either in plan or implementation. This study was conducted to describe nurses’ challenges in implementing healthcare reform in Iran. Methods: A qualitative method centered upon conventional content analysis was applied. We used purposive sampling and data saturation was obtained by 30 participants. Data were analyzed using MAXQDA software. Results: Challenges experienced by nurses in the implementation of this reform include; unsuitable infrastructure, unfavorable vision, a complicated challenge, the necessity of monitoring, control plan outcomes, the impact on nurses, people’s misconceptions and solutions. Conclusions: The Healthcare Reform Plan in Iran is a solution to establish equality in the health system, however, to eliminate these challenges, revision and appropriate foundation of infrastructures is called for. Keywords: Health Care Reform Plan, Nursing, Iran

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: sobhan rezaiian
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 12:11
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 12:11
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/872

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