Andreas Hellström

Universitetslektor at Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics

Andreas Hellström is a Senior Lecturer at the Division of Service Management and Logistics. He is also joint Scientific Director, together with Svante Lifvergren M.D., of Centre for Healthcare Improvement (CHI).His research Interests are:- improvement science- implementation- sustainable healthcare delivery;- design and improvement of healthcare processes;- patient engagement/empowerment/co-creation;- process orientation- knowledge exploration and exploitation;- organizational learning;- organizational change; - creation and dissemination of management ideas;- action research and collaborative research

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2010–2013

Mot en mer patientfokuserad och sammanhållen cancervård

Andreas Hellström Department of Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences
Tony Huzzard Department of Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences
Svante Lifvergren Department of Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences
Regionalt cancercentrum Väst

2016–2017

Kraftens Hus - from power to survive the power to live - Innovative service design for better support to people affected by cancer

Andreas Hellström Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Patrik Alexandersson Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Lisa Carlgren Department of Technology Management and Economics, Innovation and R&D Management
Region Västra Götaland

2015–2020

Aktionsforskning rörande utveckling mot en mer patientfokuserad cancervård

Andreas Hellström Department of Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences
Regionalt cancercentrum Väst

2013–2016

Explore and exploit - of the need for ambidextrous capabilities in healthcare organizations

Andreas Hellström Department of Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences
Vinnvård

2015–2016

Innovations- och förnyelseförmåga inom och mellan vårdgivare

Andreas Hellström Department of Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences
Patrik Alexandersson Department of Technology Management and Economics, Quality Sciences
VINNOVA

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Publications

2016

When they talk about motherhood: a qualitative study of three groups’ perceptions in a Swedish child health service context

Erik Eriksson, Kristin Eliasson, Andreas Hellström et al
International Journal for Equity in Health. Vol. 15, p. Article number 99
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Sustainability in healthcare organizations

Andreas Hellström, Tony Huzzard, Svante Lifvergren et al
Örtenblad, A., Abrahamson Löfström, C., Sheaff, R. (Ed.) Management Innovations for Health Care Organizations: Adopt, Abandon or Adapt? NY, USA, Routledge, Taylor & Francis group, p. 338-358
Chapter in monograph, book
2015

Adopting a Management Innovation in a Professional Organization - The Case of Improvement Knowledge in Healthcare

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, Susanne Gustavsson et al
Business Process Management Journal. Vol. 21 (5), p. 1186-1203
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

After a Decade of Action Research: Impactful Systems Improvement in Swedish Healthcare

Svante Lifvergren, Tony Huzzard, Andreas Hellström et al
Handbook of Action Research
Chapter in monograph, book
2015

The complexity of using value as driver for improvement in psychosis care

Christian Colldén, Ida Gremyr, Andreas Hellström et al
22nd International Annual EurOMA Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Editorial: Why a special issue on healthcare action research?

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, Tony Huzzard et al
Action Research. Vol. 13 (1), p. 3-8
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Special Issue: Action Research and Healthcare Guest Editors: Svante Lifvergren, Tony Huzzard, Andreas Hellstrom

Svante Lifvergren, Tony Huzzard, Andreas Hellström et al
Action Research. Vol. 13 (1), p. 3-8
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2015

An Emerging Science of Improvement in Health Care

Bo Bergman, Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren et al
Quality Engineering. Vol. 27, p. 17-34
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

System-Wide Change in Cancer Care: Exploring Sensemaking, Sensegiving, and Consent

Andreas Hellström, Tony Huzzard, Svante Lifvergren et al
Research in Organizational Change and Development , p. 191 - 218
Chapter in monograph, book
2014

A Physician-Led, Learning-Driven Approach to Regional Development of 23 Cancer Pathways in Sweden

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, Tony Huzzard et al
Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness: Reconfiguring the Ecosystem for Sustainable Healthcare , p. 101-131
Chapter in monograph, book
2013

En läkarledd och lärandefokuserad strategi för regional utveckling av 28 cancerprocesser i Sverige

Andreas Hellström, Tony Huzzard, Svante Lifvergren et al
Att utveckla vården - Erfarenheter av kvalitet, verksamhetsutveckling, p. 143-166
Chapter in monograph, book
2013

Sensegiving across professional borders: readiness for system-wide change in cancer care

Tony Huzzard, Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren et al
Proceedings to the EGOS Colloquium
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Among Fumblers, Talkers, Mappers and Organizers - Four applications of process orientation

Andreas Hellström, Henrik Eriksson,
Total Quality Management and Business Excellence. Vol. 24 (5-6), p. 733-751
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Patient Safety Learning Audits: Towards organizational learning for improved safety

Andreas Hellström, Susanne Gustavsson, Svante Lifvergren et al
2nd Nordic Research Conference on Patient Safety and Quality in Health Care, Copenhagen
Conference poster
2012

A physician lead, and learning driven approach to regional development of 23 cancer pathways in Sweden

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, Tony Huzzard et al
European Care Pathway Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2012
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

A Physician-Led and Learning-Driven Approach to Regional Development of 23 Cancer Pathways

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, Tony Huzzard et al
Reconfiguration of the Eco-System for Sustainable Healthcare: An International Exploration
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

Because Right Action Matters In Life Or Death Situations: Action Research Contributions At Individual, Team And National Network Levels Of Intervention

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, Erik Olsson et al
Academy of Management Proceedings, Boston 2012
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

Process Management as a Contagious Idea: a Contribution to Røvik’s Virus-Inspired Theory,

Andreas Hellström, Johan Quist,
International Journal of Public Administration. Vol. 35 (13), p. 901-913
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

Process orientation in healthcare services: tracking the patient’s journey through the healthcare system

Andreas Hellström, Mattias Elg, Jan Lindmark et al
18th International Annual EurOMA Conference, Cambridge UK
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Transforming a healthcare organization so that it is capable of continual improvement – the integration of improvement knowledge

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, Susanne Gustavsson et al
18th International Annual EurOMA Conference, Cambridge UK
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Kvalitetschefen under luppen i svensk forsknigsstuide

Andreas Hellström, Ida Gremyr, Mattias Elg et al
Vetenskaplig Essens. Vol. 1 (1), p. 4-9
Journal article - popular science
2011

The role of quality managers in contemporary organisations

Mattias Elg, Ida Gremyr, Andreas Hellström et al
Total Quality Management & Business Excellence. Vol. 22 (8), p. 795-806
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Management by Dialogue – Developing Integrated Sustainable Healthcare

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, Peter Docherty et al
A time for change - restructuring america's healthcare delivery system
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Lessons from Sweden’s first large-scale implementation of Six Sigma in healthcare

Svante Lifvergren, Ida Gremyr, Andreas Hellström et al
Operations Management Research. Vol. 3 (3-4), p. 117-128
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

How to run a quality department and its effects on business results and status in a senior management team

Andreas Hellström, Mattias Elg, Ida Gremyr et al
17th International Annual EurOMA Conference, June, Porto
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Process management in healthcare: investigating why it's easier said than done

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren, johan Quist et al
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 21 (4), p. 499 - 511
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

The Agenda of Quality Managers

Mattias Elg, Ida Gremyr, Andreas Hellström et al
12th QMOD International Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Quality Management and Business Results: The Role of the Quality Department

Lars Witell, Mattias Elg, Ida Gremyr et al
16th International Annual EurOMA Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

A Large Scale Implementation of Six Sigma at the Skaraborg Hospital Group

Svante Lifvergren, Alexander Chakhunashvili, Ida Gremyr et al
16th International Annual EurOMA Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Applying Process Management in Healthcare –Investigating Implementation Difficulties

Andreas Hellström, Svante Lifvergren,
16th International Annual EurOMA Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

Kreativ förmåga krävs

Andreas Hellström,
Kvalitetsmagasinet (1), p. 46-49
Journal article - popular science
2008

Are you viewing, mapping or managing your processes?

Andreas Hellström, Henrik Eriksson,
The TQM Journal. Vol. 20 (2), p. 166-174
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

One idea, four applications: process orientation in Swedish health care

Andreas Hellström, Henrik Eriksson,
10th International QMOD Conference
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2007

It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got that Swing: The Initiator’s Attraction to New Management Ideas

Andreas Hellström,
19th Nordic Academy of Management Conference in Bergen
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Adopting Process Management - the Importance of Recognizing the Organizational Transformation

Andreas Hellström, Jonas Peterson,
The Asian Journal of Quality. Vol. 7 (1), p. 20-34
Journal/newspaper article
2006

Conceptions of Process Management: An Analysis of the Discourse in the Management Literature

Andreas Hellström,
International QMOD Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

När processidén möter verkligheten

Andreas Hellström,
HEL - Hälso- och Ssjukvårdens ekonomi och logistik
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2005

Becoming Process-Oriented: A study on organizational transformation

Andreas Hellström, Jonas Peterson,
International QMOD Conference
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2005

The social process of organizational adaptation: Exploring the gap between managerial intentions and local realization

Andreas Hellström,
International Research Conference on Quality, Innovation and Knowledge Management
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

Perceptions of Improvement Work in Swedish Health Care: Implications for Improvement Practices.

Stefan Book, Andreas Hellström, Jesper Olsson et al
Quality Management in Health Care. Vol. 12 (4), p. 217-224
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed