Search for dissertations about: "priority setting"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the words priority setting.

  1. 1. Characterising Needs in Health Care Priority Setting

    Author : Erik Gustavsson; Lars Sandman; Ingemar Nordin; Niklas Juth; Greg Bognar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Comorbidity; conceptual analysis; health care; health care needs; interpersonal aggregation; intrapersonal aggregation; multimorbidity; needs; prioritarianism; priority setting; priority to the worse off; rationing; reflective equilibrium; severity; shared decision-making; sufficiency principles; the principle of need; Aggregering; begreppsanalys; behov; behovsprincipen; delat beslutsfattande; hälso- och sjukvård; prioritanism; prioriteringar; reflektivt ekvilibrium; resursfördelning; samsjuklighet; sufficientism; svårighetsgrad; vårdbehov;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is needs in the context of health care priority setting. The notion of needs has a strong standing in health care policy; however, how the idea should be understood more specifically and how it should guide decisions about priority setting remain contentious issues. READ MORE

  2. 2. The use of health economic evaluations in pharmaceutical priority setting - The case of Sweden

    Author : Sandra Erntoft; Företagsekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic evaluation; use; pharmaceutical; priority setting; rationing; Sweden;

    Abstract : The production of health economic evaluations of pharmaceuticals is a global, multibillion dollar industry. Despite this fact, little is known about what happens after a health economic evaluation has been produced. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strengthening fairness, transparency and accountability in health care priority setting at district level in Tanzania : opportunities, challenges and the way forward

    Author : Stephen Maluka; Anna-Karin Hurtig; Miguel San Sebastian; Norman Daniels; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; decentralisation; health care; accountability for reasonableness; priority setting; health systems; Tanzania; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background During the 1990s, Tanzania, like many other developing countries, adopted health sector reforms. The most common policy change under health sector reforms has been decentralisation, which involves the transfer of power and authority from the central levels to the local governments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Healthcare Priority Setting and Rare Diseases : What Matters When Reimbursing Orphan Drugs

    Author : Johanna Wiss; Gustav Tinghög; Per Carlsson; Lars-Åke Levin; Ann-Charlotte Nedlund; Joanna Coast; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The rarity of a disease can give rise to challenges that differ from conventional diseases. For example, rarity hampers research and development of new drugs, and patients with severe, rare diseases have limited access to qualified treatments. When drugs are available, clinical evidence has higher uncertainty and the drugs can be very expensive. READ MORE

  5. 5. Goal-setting and goal-achieving in transport policy

    Author : Holger Rosencrantz; Sven Ove Hansson; Jan Odelstad; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; rationality; goals; policy goal; transport policy; road safety; goal conflicts; priority; value uncertainty; restriction; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : The thesis aims at developing new, alternative approaches and methods based on suggestions and ideas originating from moral philosophy and philosophical decision theory. More precisely, the thesis aims at investigating the rationality of transport policy decisions, including goal-setting and performance evaluation. READ MORE