Monash Warwick Alliance: Developing Research and Teaching in Healthcare Improvement
Ian Kirkpatrick is Professor of Healthcare Improvement and Implementation Science, Warwick Business School, Monash Warwick Alliance. MCHRI staff and students were lucky enough to hear his presentation at their recent team meeting.
Professor Kirkpatrick has longstanding credentials in research that has focused on management, organisation and performance of health services both in the UK and internationally. He has published widely on this topic, including books focusing on the new public management and the management of social care services.
In 2006, Ian led a national inquiry into the changing relationship between management and medicine and later served as the Chair of a Framework 7 European COST Action, focusing on that topic. More recently, Ian’s research has utilised a variety of routine and administrative data sources to profile the nature and effectiveness of different forms of governance in the NHS and other health systems including Spain, Italy and China. He is currently working for the Monash Warwick Alliance.