Primary health care in the nordic countries in the earlys 1990s by Marit Kromberg

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Published by Nordic Medico-Statistical Committee in K[l]]obenhavn .

Written in English

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  • Health planning -- Europe, Northern,
  • Medical care -- Europe, Northern

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementMarit Kromberg.
SeriesNOMESCO publications -- 41
LC ClassificationsRA523.N7 K76 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p.
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21529749M
ISBN 108789702069

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Anell A. The public-private pendulum--patient choice and equity in Sweden. Primary health care in the nordic countries in the earlys 1990s book New England journal of medicine. ;(1) Epub /01/ Size: KB. Data, policy advice and research on Denmark including economy, education, employment, environment, health, tax, trade, GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and PISA., In many ways, primary care in Denmark performs well.

Danish primary care is trusted and valued by patients, and is relatively inexpensive. But there are important areas where it needs to be strengthened. Health Statistics for the Nordic Countries Publication both in English and Danish. Note: from this edition the year indicates the year of production, not the year of data.

Therefore it appears as if there is a gap in the series, when in reality there is not. Statistics in the Nordic Countries" should be the financing of health care in the Nordic countries with a focus on similarities and differences in the countries' various ways of financing health care.

Sweden assumed responsibility for the project, and the au-thors have together with the Nordic reference group unearthed the base of the pre. The benefits of primary care can be examined by comparing different countries.

One such study rated 13 OECD countries on the strength of the primary health care systems and practices on a scale of 0 to 2. Higher scores represent better primary health care systems and practices.

These scores stayed relatively stable over two decades (s and. Nordic countries. Population 26 million altogether. Life expectancy: 9 years, women years. Key features: High standard of education, well-established systems of primary health care and hospital services with advanced specialist treatment.

Nordic countries have been in the forefront of the ICT penetration and use. health behaviors within and between Nordic countries using non-Nordic OECD countries as a benchmark. This examination is of interest from a public-health perspective because health behaviors underlie the health situation now and in the future and because health behaviors may also explain the demand for, and structure of, health-care consumption.

Effective primary health care is particularly important in resource-poor countries. Effective delivery of vaccinations, maternal care and treatment of common diseases (such as malaria) is essential for the achievement of Millennium Development Goals. Health and Nordic public health: a healthier, more equitable Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab Primary health care at the centre Coordinated primary care and public health Nordic countries inspiring Europe in Health Finland •8th Global Conference on.

I am not a doctor, but as a political advisor I am familiar with some of the systemic differences. By and large, the principles of the NHS and Nordic health care systems are similar. They are all universal, single payer, mostly nationalized and st. Based on their performance, health care systems in these three Nordic countries have been among the most successful in the industrialized world.

On measures of health status like infant mortality, all three countries are among the lowest in the world, while life expectancy in Sweden and Denmark is among the highest (NOMESKO, ).

to health, health care resources and utilisation, as well as health expenditure and financing. OECD Health Statistics is available inthe statistics portal for all OECD databases.

the other Nordic countries - Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden - where more than 80% of health spendingFile Size: KB. These problems are present also if one selects homogeneous countries as, for example, the Nordic countries, which have similar GDP per capita and social systems.

This paper compares Nordic health care expenditure using different currency conversion methods and boundaries between health care and social care. by:   The health care systems are fairly similar in theScandinavian countries.

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Thecountries also have a fairly strong primary caresector (even though it varies between the countries),with family Cited by: In connection with the 15th Nordic Congress of General Practice in Reykjavik last summer the Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care celebrated its 25th anniversary.A well-attended symposium was held to mark the occasion.

In the mid s, the Nordic countries launched a modified DRG system based on the Nordic version of the ICD and a new Nordic classification of surgical procedures introduced in The current version of the NordDRG applies the Nordic diagnosis and procedure codes but imitates the DRG classification rules in the 12th edition of the DRG Cited by: Health Care Reform in Sweden, Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: 5.

Public spending on care. Costs for health and medical care as a percentage of Sweden’s gross domestic product (GDP) is fairly stable and on par with most other European countries.

Inhealth and medical care represented around 11 per cent of GDP. The bulk of health and medical costs in Sweden are paid for by regional and municipal taxes. A review of articles on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among diabetes patients in primary health care in the Nordic countries.

Search in PubMed and related sources. Sharing knowledge and experience internationally can provide valuable information, and comparative research can make an important contribution to knowledge about health care and cost-effective use of resources.

Descriptions of the organisation of health care in different countries can be found, but no studies have specifically compared the legal and Cited by: 5. in the Nordic countries, 4) how coordination of health care to patients with diabetes type 2 is handled, and finally, 5) coordination of long term care and medical care to the elderly.

The paper is organized as follows. Emigrants are often a selected sample and in good health, but migration can have deleterious effects on health. Many immigrant groups report poor health and increased use of health services, and it is often claimed that they tend to use emergency primary health care (EPHC) services for non-urgent purposes.

The aim of the present study was to analyse Cited by: health care and dental services according to needs have also been important and oral health care provision systems in the Nordic countries differ from those in other member states of the Europe - an economic area (EEA).

Typical for the Nordic countries is a re-latively large public sector along with a private sector. The public. The aim of the study to examine a six-year development of the panorama of contacts and diagnoses at Södra Sandby Health Centre, where care teams had been introduced, and then to compare this development with that of the rest of the Dalby primary care district, where there were no care Södra Sandby the number of contacts with general practititioners (GPs) Cited by: The ’s were about recovery, rebuilding and healing wounds.

Other trade unions attempted additional raids, but were not successful. WSNA began the long, arduous process of rebuilding. This was an era of “ restruc­turing, down-sizing, right-sizing and re-engineering” in the health care industry.

Cost-contain­ment was the name of the game. The Nordic model of social welfare and health care services In the Nordic countries, the health service is a public matter (NOMESCO ). All countries have well-established systems of primary health care.

In addition to systems of general practice, preventive services are provided for mothers and infants, as well as school health care and. Comparative Analysis of the Specialist Health Care in the Nordic Countries An new report studying differences in hospital costs between the Nordic countries point to governance, hospital structure and organisation of care as factors that may affect differences in the costs of hospital services.

The Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Iceland and Norway accep unaccompanied minors [pdf] in the peak year of the refugee crisis,compared with the EU’s total of. Scandinavian journal of primary health care Abbreviation. Abbreviation: Scand J Prim Health Care.

ISSN: (Print) (Online) Other Information: Frequency: Four no. a yea Country: England African journal of primary health care &. The NHS follows the Beveridge system of funding Healthcare compared to the Bismarck system that is also present in Europe. Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden uses the Beveridge system.

Beveridge means a tax financed healthcare. For many years, th. Health Innovation in the Nordic countries 8 Mapping of the Nordic Health care sector The Nordic countries have major business strongholds in the health industry.

The strongest and most developed indus-tries are to be found in the areas of pharmaceutical, biotech-nological and medical technology in Denmark and Size: 2MB.

The structure of a primary care system consisted of three dimensions: 1) governance; 2) economic conditions; and 3) workforce development. Four dimensions were related to the primary care process: 4) access; 5) continuity of care; 6) coordination of care; and 7) comprehensiveness of dimensions applied to its outcome: 8) quality of care; 9) Cited by: countries is ranked as high as in tenth place.1 In the case of Sweden, there is a similar, relative preference for Russia and Eastern EU.

For Iceland, the Nordic and Baltic domination is greater than in the other Nordic countries. Nordic cooperation with the Baltic countries increased dramatically during the s, when the.

American Journal of Public Health Research. ; 1(7) doi: /ajphr Correspondence to: Audu Onyemocho, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, College of Health Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria.

Email: [email protected]  A volume in International Perspectives on Educational Policy, Research and Practice. Series Editor: Kathryn M. Borman, University of South Florida. In this book, noted Nordic researchers and teacher educators provide insights into early childhood discourses and practices in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.5/5(1).3.

Systems of organizing incentive and compensation in the primary health sector Salary Capitation Fee-for-service Fee-for-performance Other incentives 4. Differences in organization and remuneration in the Nordic countries’ primary sector Denmark Norway Sweden 5.

Comparison of the countries.

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