Medical engagement: a crucial underpinning to organizational performance

Health Serv Manage Res. 2011 Aug;24(3):114-20. doi: 10.1258/hsmr.2011.011006.


Medical Engagement has long been advocated as a critical component relating to organizational performance. Relatively little data though existed to support this contention. Using the Medical Engagement Scale (MES) This study demonstrates a persuasive linkage between assessed levels of Medical Engagement in secondary care organizations and independently gathered performance measures. Implications of executive leaders in promoting engagement are explored.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Delivery of Health Care / organization & administration*
  • Delivery of Health Care / standards
  • Efficiency, Organizational / standards
  • Employee Performance Appraisal / methods
  • Employee Performance Appraisal / standards
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Humans
  • Patient Safety
  • Personnel Management* / methods
  • Personnel Management* / standards
  • Quality of Health Care / organization & administration
  • Quality of Health Care / standards
  • Workforce