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Health by Numbers

Health by Numbers

The theme for the research project called "Health by Numbers" was how statistics on health and care in the municipalities are used and requested. The project was a collaboration between SINTEF Technology and Society, Group of Health Services Research and NTNU (the University of Trondheim), Department of Sociology and Political Science.

Some of our research questions were:

  • What are the needs for management information perceived by administrators and politicians in Norwegian municipalities?
  • How is management information used actively in control of services?
  • How is management information attached to the financing of health services?
  • What is the relationship between the administration and politicians regarding health policy?
  • How is the individual based registry for health and care in municipalitites (IPLOS) used?


 
 The project was funded by the Norwegian Research Council.
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Project no.: 102002862

Published 22 August 2013
Senior Research Scientist

Project duration

01/01/2013 - 31/12/2013