BRIDGE (BRidging Information and Data Generation for Evidence-based Health policy and research) Health

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The BRIDGE Health project aims to prepare the transition towards a sustainable and integrated EU health information system for both public health and research purposes. The project was launched in May 2015 and will be running for 30 months.

Aim of the project

The aim is to work towards a comprehensive, integrated and sustainable EU-Health Information structure, supporting evidence-based health policy and research for the EU and Member States. It includes 31 partners in 16 countries. The project bridges the best of EU projects in domains of population and health system monitoring, indicator development, health examination surveys, environment and health, population injury and disease registries, clinical and administrative health data collection systems and methods of health systems monitoring and evaluation. BRIDGE Health is supported under the EU action of the Public Health Programme implemented by the Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency of the European Commission.

Results in brief

The project has just started and there are no results available yet.

Continued work

The Health Economics and Policy research group is part of a sub-project within BRIDGE aiming at further development of the research infrastructure based on register linkages: updating protocols, data processing, collecting, reporting and extending the episode approach to other countries and services given in primary care and social care. The project will update international patient level comparison data and gather data from three metropolitan areas in the Nordic countries on extension the approach to primary health and social services.

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Contact person


Clas Rehnberg

Phone: 08-524 863 29
Organizational unit: MMC/Health Economics and Policy

Graduate Student

Fanny Goude

Organizational unit: MMC/Health Economics and Policy