Outi Kanste

PhD, adjunct professor (docent)
University lecturer
Health sciences, health management science

Nursing Science and Health Management
Faculty of Medicine

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Leading the research group that is researching social and health care management and leadership, services and staff well-being from the viewpoints of patients, professionals and managers. Research materials are based on surveys, interviews, documents and register-based studies.

Supervising and teaching doctoral candidates and master students.

Responsible person of Master's Degree programme in Health Management Science

Research interests

  • Management and leadership in health and social care: leadership in digital services, digital competence of leaders, leading evidence-based health care, change management, management in crisis and exceptional situations, multidisciplinary management
  • Health and social services: person and patient-centeredness, frequent attenders, leading the development of digital services, leaders’ and professionals’ perceptions of artificial intelligence in services
  • Human resource management: competence/knowledge management, the impact of digitalization on work wellbeing, promotion of wellbeing of professionals and managers

Researcher information

Contact information

E-mail

Outi.Kanste@oulu.fi

Phone number

+358 50 433 1988

Visiting address

Aapistie 5A, 2. floor
90230 Oulu

Postal address

Box 5000
90014 University of Oulu