Search for dissertations about: "health economic evaluations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the words health economic evaluations.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Health-economic evaluations of person-centred care

    Author : Laura Pirhonen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Person-centred care; Economic evaluation; Cost-effectiveness; Health outcomes; Markov model; Randomized controlled trial; Acute coronary syndrome; Chronic heart failure; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;

    Abstract : Person-centred care aims at making the individual partake in the healthcare decisionmaking and at supporting individual health management. This stands in contrast to usual care, which typically has more focus on the particular disease at hand, rather than on the person behind the disease. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health Economic Evaluations of Screening Programs - Applications and Method Improvements

    Author : Mattias Aronsson; Lars-Åke Levin; Lars Bernfort; Mark Schulper; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Screening to detect diseases early is attractive as it can improve the prognosis and decrease costs, but it is often a problematic concept and there are several pitfalls. Many healthy individuals have to be investigated to avoid a disease in a few, which results in a dilemma because to save a few, many are exposed to a procedure that could potentially harm them. READ MORE

  5. 5. The matter of economic evaluations in health policy decision-making : The case of the Swedish national guidelines for heart diseases

    Author : Nathalie Eckard; Lars-Åke Levin; Magnus Janzon; Ann-Charlotte Nedlund; Clas Rehnberg; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Economic evaluations are used to inform decision makers about the efficient allocation of scarce healthcare resources and are generated with the direct intent to support decisions in healthcare. Producing guidelines is a complex process and the inclusion of health-economic aspects in the formulation of the Swedish national guidelines as a basis for the written recommendations (priority gradings), distinguishes them from their European counterparts. READ MORE