Search for dissertations about: "rationing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word rationing.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Categorization Work in the Swedish Welfare State : Doctors and social insurance officers on persons with mental ill-health

    Author : Maricel L Knechtel; Michael Allvin; Rafael Lindqvist; Sandra Torres; David Rosenberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; institutional categorization; institutional categories; street-level bureaucrats; discretion; sick leave; sick listing; diagnosis; mental illness; psychiatric diagnosis; moral work; deservingness; worthiness; medical sociology; work capability; medical certification; social insurance; vignette studies; discrimination; labeling; stickiness; social mechanisms; matching; screening; signaling; cognitive categorization; working conditions; conflicting demands; client processing; Human Service Organizations; work approach; primary health care; moral stress; Bayes; work capability; rationing; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to the debate on street-level bureaucracy, which highlights how the decisions made by workers in public bureaucracies effectively become public policy. This debate has paid relatively little attention to the study of how professionals carry out their work by means of institutional categorization, a knowledge gap that this study helps to close. READ MORE

  4. 4. Demand, segmentation and rationing in the rural credit markets of Puri

    Author : Ranjula Bali Swain; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Rural Credit markets; Demand; Segmentation; Collateral; interest rate; Credit Rationing; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of five chapters.Chapter 1 and 2 The first chapter presents the introduction and the summary and the second chapter provides details on the survey and the data collection.Chapter 3 The demand and supply of credit in the rural finance markets are investigated in this paper using data on 989 households, in Orissa, India. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Art of Saying No : The Economics and Ethics of Healthcare Rationing

    Author : Gustav Tinghög; Per Carlsson; Carl Hampus Lyttkens; Ole Frithjof Norheim; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : It follows from resource scarcity that some form of healthcare rationing is unavoidable. This implies that potentially beneficial medical treatments must be denied to patients to avoid unacceptable sacrifices in other areas of society. READ MORE