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Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: a realist evaluation of a capacity building programme for district managers in Tumkur, India

Overview of attention for article published in Health Research Policy and Systems, August 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)

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Title
Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: a realist evaluation of a capacity building programme for district managers in Tumkur, India
Published in
Health Research Policy and Systems, August 2014
DOI 10.1186/1478-4505-12-42
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Authors

Nuggehalli Srinivas Prashanth, Bruno Marchal, Narayanan Devadasan, Guy Kegels, Bart Criel

Abstract

Health systems interventions, such as capacity-building of health workers, are implemented across districts in order to improve performance of healthcare organisations. However, such interventions often work in some settings and not in others. Local health systems could be visualised as complex adaptive systems that respond variously to inputs of capacity building interventions, depending on their local conditions and several individual, institutional, and environmental factors. We aim at demonstrating how the realist evaluation approach advances complex systems thinking in healthcare evaluation by applying the approach to understand organisational change within local health systems in the Tumkur district of southern India.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 3%
South Africa 2 2%
Uganda 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Unknown 109 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 22 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 16%
Student > Master 16 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 11%
Student > Bachelor 6 5%
Other 22 19%
Unknown 20 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 34 29%
Social Sciences 22 19%
Business, Management and Accounting 8 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 3%
Other 20 17%
Unknown 22 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2021.
All research outputs
#2,044,593
of 21,252,842 outputs
Outputs from Health Research Policy and Systems
#309
of 1,127 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#22,601
of 215,238 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Health Research Policy and Systems
#1
of 1 outputs
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