Search for dissertations about: "cost effectiveness in health care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 swedish dissertations containing the words cost effectiveness in health care.

  1. 1. Health-promoting health services : personal health documents and empowerment

    Author : Lars Jerdén; Lars Weinehall; Erik Bergström; Gunilla Burell; Charli Eriksson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Empowerment; health promotion; health behaviour; self-rated health; medical records; adolescents; health services; primary health care; nursing; cost-effectiveness; Epidemiology; Epidemiologi;

    Abstract : In 2003, the Swedish Parliament adopted a national public health policy that included the domain - “A more health-promoting health service”. Strategies and tools are needed in the work to reorient health services. Personal health documents are documents concerning a person’s health, and are owned by the individual. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health economic evaluation for evidence-informed decisions in low-resource settings : the case of Antenatal care policy in Rwanda

    Author : Regis Hitimana; Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström; Lars Lindholm; Gunilla Kranz; Peter C. Smith; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antenatal; maternal; cost; cost-effectiveness; ultrasound; EQ-5D-3L; Low-income countries; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Introduction: The general aim of this thesis is to contribute to the use of health economic evidence for informed health care decisions in low-resource settings, using antenatal care (ANC) policy in Rwanda as a case study. Despite impressive and sustained progress over the last 15 years, Rwanda’s maternal mortality ratio is still among the highest in the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health economic studies on advanced home care

    Author : Agneta Andersson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health economics; economic evaluation; advanced home care; redistribution; cost; informal care; Health and medical services in society; Hälso- och sjukvård i samhället;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to examine the cost-effectiveness of specific advanced home care and home rehabilitation interventions and to improve economic evaluation methods when applied to advanced home care. This included a comparison of two alternative ways of administering oxygen at home to patients with chronic hypoxaemia, as well as a review of scientific evidence on costs and effects of home rehabilitation after stroke. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Use of Laboratory Analyses in Sweden : Quality and Cost-Effectiveness in Test Utilization

    Author : Mirja Mindemark; Anders Larsson; Lars-Olof Hansson; Per Simonsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; continuing medical education; cost control; cost savings; physician practice patterns; diagnostic tests; clinical chemistry; primary health care; health care costs; laboratory management; test utilization; trends; cost-effectiveness; inflammatory bowel disease; irritable bowel syndrome; calprotectin; cost avoidance; Clinical chemistry; Klinisk kemi; Biomedical Laboratory Science; Biomedicinsk laboratorievetenskap;

    Abstract : Laboratory analyses, essential in screening, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of disease, are indispensable in health care, but appropriate utilization is intricate. The overall aim of this thesis was to study the use of laboratory tests in Sweden with the objective to evaluate and optimize test utilization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Decentralization and National Health Policy Implementation in Uganda - a Problematic Process

    Author : Anders Jeppsson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epidemiology; Public health; Uganda.; policy diffusion; policy translation; policy implementation; decentralization; health care systems; primary health care; health sector reform; Ministry of health; health policy; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Social medicine; Socialmedicin; samhällsmedicin;

    Abstract : The Ugandan Government has aimed at creating a needs-based and cost-effective health care system. The means to carry out this aim have been 1) a decentralization of the health sector in order to increase lower-level responsibility, accountability, and participation, and 2) a strong national policy formulation capacity, facilitating needs assessment and cost-effective prioritization. READ MORE