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Register-based evaluation of primary care - Focus on chronic disease

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Title: Register-based evaluation of primary care - Focus on chronic disease
Authors: Ödesjö, Helena
Issue Date: 19-Sep-2019
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Ödesjö H, Anell A, Gudbjörnsdottir S, Thorn J, Björck S. Short-term effects of a pay-for-performance programme for diabetes in a primary care setting: an observational study. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2015;33(4):291–297.

II. Ödesjö H, Anell A, Boman A, et al. Pay for performance associated with increased volume of medication reviews but not with less inappropriate use of medications among the elderly - an observational study. Scand J Prim Health Care. ;35(3):271–278.

III. Ödesjö H, Adamsson Eryd S, Franzén S, et al. Visit patterns at primary care centres and individual blood pressure level - a cross-sectional study. Scand J Prim Health Care. ;37(1):53–59.

IV. Ödesjö H, Björck S, Franzén S, Hjerpe P, Manhem K, Rosengren A, Thorn J, Adamsson Eryd S. Better adherence to lipid-lowering guidelines for secondary prevention may lead to substantial reduction of cardiovascular events. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2019-10-11
Disputation: Fredagen 11 oktober 2019, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cardiovascular diseases
health care quality assurance
pay för performance
potentially inappropriate medication list
primary health care
secondary prevention
quality indicators
Abstract: Background: Options for following up primary care at the regional level have increased in Sweden, partly as a result of a national reform in 2009. In Region Västra Götaland (VGR) this was the starting point for a quality initiative with about 100 indicators, using extensive healthcare registers. Aim: To perform a register-based evaluation of aspects on chronic disease management in primary care after the primary care reform in VGR. Patients and methods: The four studies were based on individua... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-460-5 (PRINT)
978-91-7833-461-2 (PDF)
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