Health and welfare Health economics
Health insurance and sick leave
This project will map the relationship between private health insurance and sick leave in companies. The project is a follow-up and continuation of a project that was completed in 2009 with a small range of businesses, and the main finding was that the drawing of health insurance had a significant positive impact on the registered long-term sickness.
Evaluation of the Restructuring Process in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority
We will evaluate the restructuring process which began when the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority was established. The aim is to use the knowledge established through this evaluation as a source of learning and improvement in the health region.
The Effects of DRG-based Financing and Hospital Performance
The purpose of the project is to analyse productivity growth in general hospitals in Norway after the introduction of Activity-based funding (ISF) in 1997. The project will also investigate whether activity-based funding is associated with lower quality of care and fløteskumming as in adjustments to the registration of patient data for higher income through the ISF.