Factors contributing to interprofessional collaboration in Indonesian health centres: A focus group study

Setiadi, Antonius Adji Prayitno and Wibowo, Yosi Irawati and Herawati, Fauna and Irawati, Sylvi and Setiawan, Eko and Presley, Bobby and Zaidi, M. Arif and Sunderland, Bruce (2017) Factors contributing to interprofessional collaboration in Indonesian health centres: A focus group study. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 8. pp. 69-74.

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Abstract

Background: The burgeoning health burden in Indonesia requires strengthening primary care services through interprofessional collaboration. Purpose: to explore factors contributing to interprofessional collaboration within health centres Indonesia. Methods: Eight focus group discussions involving a range of health professionals from health centres were conducted in four districts in East Java, Indonesia. Thematic analysis was used to generate findings. Results: Collaborative practices in Indonesian health centres are directly affected by health professional interactions (personnel level) e hierarchy and lack of role understanding have been reported as barriers to the interactions. These factors are in turn affected by health centre's environment (organisational level) and the Government legislation/policy (health system). The health centre's environment included organisation's culture, team management, physical space, as well as communication and coordination mechanisms. Conclusions: Factors contributing to collaborative practices in this setting were complex and intertwined. Structuring collective actions or strategies would be required to address the identified collaborative issues.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Collaboration Interprofessional Indonesia Health centres Focus group discussion
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Divisions: Faculty of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmacy
Depositing User: Eko Setiawan 194014
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2017 07:40
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2017 07:20
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/30406

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