Search for dissertations about: "Ann-Britt Wiréhn"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Ann-Britt Wiréhn.

  1. 1. A Data-Rich World : Population‐based registers in healthcare research

    Author : Ann-Britt Wiréhn; John Carstensen; Carl Johan Östgren; Anneli Ivarsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic disease; demographic factors; healthcare costs; hospitalization; incidence; registers; primary healthcare; prevalence; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Advances and integration of information and communication technologies into healthcare systems offer new opportunities to improve public health worldwide. In Sweden, there are already unique possibilities for epidemiological research from registers because of a long tradition of centralized data collection into population-based registers and their allowance for linkage. READ MORE

  2. 2. Promises and pitfalls of value-based reimbursement in healthcare : A mixed method health economic approach

    Author : Thérèse Eriksson; Lars-Åke Levin; Hans Tropp; Ann-Britt Wiréhn; Ann-Charlotte Nedlund; Claes Rehnberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Financial incentives can be an effective tool to influence behaviour in almost any context and healthcare is no exception. The healthcare market is, however complex, characterised by uncertainty, information asymmetry and multiple agency connections. The reach and limits of financial incentives in healthcare has been widely debated for decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health economic aspects of diabetic retinopathy

    Author : Emelie Heintz; Lars-Åke Levin; Ann-Britt Wiréhn; Josephine Mauskopf; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetes; diabetic retinopathy; health economic evaluations; quality-adjusted life years; costs; quality of life; prevalence;

    Abstract : To ensure that the resources of the health care sector are used effectively, new technologies need to be evaluated before implementation to examine if they generate health outcomes at an acceptable cost. This information can be collected by performing health economic evaluations in which the costs and health outcomes of different technologies are compared. READ MORE