July 11, 2019

Jure Baloh, PhD, MHA

Jure Baloh
Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
Affiliated Investigator, Center for Implementation Research


2017 – PhD, University of Iowa, Health Services & Policy
2012 –  MHA, University of Missouri, Health Services Management
2009 –  BSc, University of Ljubljana, Business & Economics

Research Interests

  • Implementation Science
  • Organizational Behavior and Theory
  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Behavioral Health
  • Rural Health
  • Qualitative and Mixed Methods
  • Configurational Comparative Methods

Recent Publications

Baloh J, Reisinger HS, Dukes K, da Silva JP, Salehi HP, Ward M, Chasco EE, Pennathur PR, Herwaldt L. Healthcare Workers’ Strategies for Doffing Personal Protective Equipment. Clin Infect Dis. 2019; 69(Supplement_3):S192-S198. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz613

Zhu X, Weigel P, Baloh J, Nataliansyah M, Gunn N, Mueller K. Mobilising cross-sector collaborations to improve population health in US rural communities: a qualitative study. BMJ Open. 2019; 9(11):e030983. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030983

Baloh J, Zhu X, Ward MM. What influences sustainment of facilitation activities in implementation? Analysis of organizational factors in hospitals implementing TeamSTEPPS. Medical Care Research & Review. 2019; Epub ahead of print. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1077558719848267.

Baloh J, Thom K, Perencevich E, Rock C, Robinson G, Ward M, Herwaldt L, Reisinger HS. Hand hygiene before donning nonsterile gloves: Healthcare workers’ beliefs and practices. American Journal of Infection Control. 2019; 47(5):492-7. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.11.015.

Baloh J, Zhu X, Ward MM. Implementing team huddles in hospitals: How does the Kotter model of change apply? Journal of Nursing Management. 2018; 26:571-8. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jonm.12584.

Baloh J, Zhu X, Ward MM. Types of internal facilitation activities in hospitals implementing evidence-based interventions. Health Care Management Review. 2018;43(3):229-37. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1097/HMR.0000000000000145.

Ward MM, Baloh J, Zhu X, Stewart GL. Promoting Action on Research Implementation in Health Services framework applied to TeamSTEPPS implementation in small rural hospitals. Health Care Management Review. 2017; 42(1):2-13. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1097/HMR.0000000000000086.