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Dr Yiannis Kyratsis is Associate Professor in Organization Theory at VU Amsterdam and Head of the Organization Theory Group. He is also Visiting Scholar at Harvard University T.H. School of Public Health, Honorary Associate Professor at City, University of London and Adjunct Associate professor at Southampton University Business School. He is Associate Editor of Healthcare Management Review and BMC International Health & Human Rights. He previously worked at the School of Health and Cass Business School of City University of London and at the Faculty of Medicine and the Business School of Imperial College London. His primary research interests include the diffusion and implementation of innovations especially in healthcare, institutionalist accounts of organizational change and professional identity change. His research has been published in top management, medical and health services research journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Sociology of Health and Ilness, Lancet Infectious Diseases, Clinical Infectious Diseases, BMJ Open, Implementation Science

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  • Organization Theory
  • Healthcare Management

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Organizations Medicine & Life Sciences
Delivery of Health Care Medicine & Life Sciences
England Medicine & Life Sciences
Learning Medicine & Life Sciences
Technology Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Point-of-Care Systems Medicine & Life Sciences
Safety Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2019

A multilevel neo-institutional analysis of infection prevention and control in English hospitals: coerced safety culture change?

Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R., Iwami, M., Castro-Sánchez, E., Atun, R. & Holmes, A. H., 1 Jul 2019, In : Sociology of Health and Illness. 41, 6, p. 1138-1158 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Safety Management
Infection Control
qualitative interview

Leading interagency planning and collaboration in mass gatherings: public health and safety in the 2012 London Olympics

Bistaraki, A., McKeown, E. & Kyratsis, Y., 1 Jan 2019, In : Public Health. 166, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Public Health
Health Planning
Decision Making

Comparison of national strategies to reduce meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Japan and England

Mizuno, S., Iwami, M., Kunisawa, S., Naylor, N., Yamashita, K., Kyratsis, Y., Meads, G., Otter, J. A., Holmes, A. H., Imanaka, Y. & Ahmad, R., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 100, 3, p. 280-298 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Staphylococcus aureus
Infection Control

Health systems in transition: Professional identity work in the context of shifting institutional logics

Kyratsis, Y., Atun, R., Phillips, N., Tracey, P. & George, G., 1 Apr 2017, In : Academy of Management Journal. 60, 2, p. 610-641 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Health care
Professional identity
Identity work
Institutional logics

Art engagement and mental health: Experiences of service users of a community-based arts programme at Tate Modern, London

McKeown, E., Weir, H., Berridge, E. J., Ellis, L. & Kyratsis, Y., 1 Jan 2016, In : Public Health. 130, p. 29-35 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Mental Health Services
Mental Health