Search for dissertations about: "health care utilisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words health care utilisation.

  1. 1. Assessing responsiveness in the mental health care system : the case of Tehran

    Author : Ameneh Setareh Forouzan; Miguel San Sebastián; Mehdi Ghazinour; Mojgan Padyab; Ahmad Mohit; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental health care; responsiveness; health system; Iran; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Introduction: Understanding health service user perceptions of the quality of care is critical to developing measures to increase the utilisation of healthcare services. To relate patient experiences to a common set of standards, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed the concept of health system responsiveness. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing care pathways for patients with complex care needs

    Author : Magdalena Smeds; Bozena Poksińska; Mattias Elg; Henrik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Quality management; Care pathways; Complex care needs; Cancer care; Healthcare; Coordination; Standardization; Customization; Personalization; Timely; Equitable; Accessible; Patient-centred; Standardiserade vårdförlopp; SVF; Cancervård;

    Abstract : One of the central challenges for the healthcare system today is how to manage care for patients with complex needs. This patient group is not well-defined but covers patients with serious diseases and comorbidities, or with a limited ability to perform basic daily functions due to physical, mental or psychosocial challenges. READ MORE

  3. 3. Withstanding austerity : economic crisis and health inequalities in Spain

    Author : Juan Antonio Córdoba Doña; Per E. Gustafsson; Miguel San Sebastian; Stefan Fors; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Economic crisis; mental health; socioeconomic inequalities; health determinants; health care utilisation; Spain; Andalusia; Epidemiology; epidemiologi;

    Abstract : Background: Along with the austerity measures introduced in many countries, the economic crisis affecting Europe since 2008 seems to have impacted many aspects of the health of the Spanish population and has had a negative effect on the provision health services. An increasing body of knowledge has shown a clear impact of the current crisis on suicidal behaviour and mental health, and a less consistent effect on physical health and access to healthcare. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assistive technology and welfare technology explorations : Aspects of perception, utilisation and decision-making

    Author : Katarina Baudin; Angelina Sundström; Maria Müllersdorf; Christine Gustafsson; Johan Borg; Maria Haak; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; assistive technology; welfare technology; older adults; health care providers; content analysis; cross-sectional; thematic analysis; interdisciplinary health care professionals; decision-making; managers; utilisation; perception; Care Sciences; vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore decision makers’ and professionals’ perceptions, utilisation, and decision-making about assistive technology (AT) and welfare technology (WT) within the interprofessional field of care for older adults. Methods: A literature review was conducted, including nine peer-reviewed scientific articles (I), analysed with a qualitative descriptive method. READ MORE

  5. 5. Determinants of health care and drug utilisation : The causes of health care utilisation study

    Author : Ahmad Al-Windi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Medical sciences; Sociodemographic characteristics; well-being. symptom. chronic disease; health care utilisation; drugs; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : The costs of health care and medicines are a considerable and rapidly increasing part of the gross national product in Sweden. like in many other countries.The purpose of this study was to identify factors that influenced the we of health care and drugs in subjects aged 16 years and above in Håbo, a Swedish municipality. READ MORE