Essays about: "medical discourse"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words medical discourse.

  1. 1. Managing cost accounting implementation through discourse: A single case study of PEC model implementation in Region Halland

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Justus Kokki; Like Ma; [2020]
    Keywords : Hospitals; Accounting and organizational change; Process analysis; Time-driven activity-based costing; Implementation of new system;

    Abstract : This paper examines accounting and organizational change process and its institutional background by conducting a case study of the implementation process of a simplified Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing system in a Swedish Healthcare Region. Using a framework adapted from Zbaracki (1998), separating reality and rhetoric along a process-view, the paper examines how institutional forces enter the implementation process and how the arising tensions are managed along the process. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Healthcare Factory: Healthcare in the European and Swedish political economies between 1973-2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emil Fridolfsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Critical political economy; healthcare; European Union; Sweden; New Public Management; Critical Discourse Analysis; healthcare choice; Fordism; post- Fordism; sjukvård; hälso- och sjukvård; LOV; lagen om valfrihetssystem; vårdval; Europeiska Unionen; inre marknaden; integration; HSL; vårdgaranti; Region Skåne; ERT; European round-table of industrialists; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Healthcare might seem like it is a purely medical issue. Nothing could be further from the truth. Both politics, law and the economy are all closely tied to healthcare. In this thesis I analyze the sensitive topic of healthcare through a critical understanding of the European and Swedish political economies from the 1970s until today. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resistance is Utile : a study of civil society organizing for public service regarding the Occupation of Sollefteå Hospital

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Mimmi Andersson Johansen; [2020]
    Keywords : resistance; occupation; discourse; biopower; identification; cultural heritage;

    Abstract : The declining access to public service is a concern for most rural areas in Sweden. This study aims to understand how civil society organize in order to maintain public service with the example of the occupation of Sollefteå Hospital. The protest opposes the closure of acute health care wards, most notably the maternity ward. READ MORE

  4. 4. Danger, Docility and the Denial of Death: On Productive Forces of Violent Practices in Prison

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rut Berling; [2020]
    Keywords : Bare life; biopower; discourse of security; force-feeding; F-Type prisons; hunger strike; medical discourse; sovereign power; torture; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis establishes an understanding of violence as discourse in the setting of Turkish prisons, during the death fast in the early 2000s. It uncovers discourses embedded in the acts of torture, hunger striking and force-feeding, each able to produce certain kinds of subjects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Emerging Principles in Obstetric Teamwork

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Christopher Neuhaus; Dag Erik Lutnaes; [2019]
    Keywords : teamwork; obstetrics; resilience; cognitive systems engineering; patient safety; FLMU06; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There is widespread consensus that teamwork constitutes one of the key requirements in today’s multidisciplinary and highly complex system of delivering care. In recent years, increasing attention has been given to questions of how to define, teach, measure, and improve teamwork in healthcare. READ MORE