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Scientific articles (2015-2020)

Healthcare pathways and resource use: mapping consequences of ambulance assessment for direct care with alternative healthcare providers.
Varg S, Vicente V, Castren M, Lindgren P, Rehnberg C
BMC Emerg Med 2020 10;20(1):85

A performance comparison of patient pathways in Nordic capital areas - a pilot study for ischaemic stroke patients.
Häkkinen U, Goude F, Hagen TP, Kruse M, Moger T, Peltola M, et al
Scand J Public Health 2020 Jan;():1403494819863523

The productivity development of total hip arthroplasty in Sweden: a multiple registry-based longitudinal study using the Malmquist Productivity Index.
Goude F, Garellick G, Kittelsen SAC, Nemes S, Rehnberg C
BMJ Open 2019 09;9(9):e028722

Socioeconomic distribution of GP visits following patient choice reform and differences in reimbursement models: Evidence from Sweden.
Sveréus S, Kjellsson G, Rehnberg C
Health Policy 2018 Sep;122(9):949-956

Retrospective cohort study of breast cancer incidence, health service use and outcomes in Europe: a study of feasibility.
Williams LJ, Fletcher E, Douglas A, Anderson EDC, McCallum A, Simpson CR, et al
Eur J Public Health 2018 04;28(2):327-332

Evaluating the implementation related challenges of Shasthyo Suroksha Karmasuchi (health protection scheme) of the government of Bangladesh: a study protocol.
Ahmed S, Hasan MZ, Ahmed MW, Dorin F, Sultana M, Islam Z, et al
BMC Health Serv Res 2018 07;18(1):552

The impact of community-based health insurance on the utilization of medically trained healthcare providers among informal workers in Bangladesh.
Ahmed S, Sarker AR, Sultana M, Chakrovorty S, Ahmed MW, Dorin F, et al
PLoS One 2018 ;13(7):e0200265

Implementation Research to Address the United States Health Disadvantage: Report of a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workshop.
Engelgau MM, Narayan KMV, Ezzati M, Salicrup LA, Belis D, Aron LY, et al
Glob Heart 2018 06;13(2):65-72

Prevalence, Patient Characteristics, and Pharmacological Treatment of Children, Adolescents, and Adults Diagnosed With ADHD in Sweden.
Giacobini M, Medin E, Ahnemark E, Russo LJ, Carlqvist P
J Atten Disord 2018 Jan;22(1):3-13

Comparing Methods for Estimating Direct Costs of Adverse Drug Events.
Gyllensten H, Jönsson AK, Hakkarainen KM, Svensson S, Hägg S, Rehnberg C
Value Health 2017 12;20(10):1299-1310

Direct and indirect costs for adverse drug events identified in medical records across care levels, and their distribution among payers.
Natanaelsson J, Hakkarainen KM, Hägg S, Andersson Sundell K, Petzold M, Rehnberg C, et al
Res Social Adm Pharm 2017 11;13(6):1151-1158

Recording a diagnosis of stroke, transient ischaemic attack or myocardial infarction in primary healthcare and the association with dispensation of secondary preventive medication: a registry-based prospective cohort study.
Dahlgren C, Geary L, Hasselström J, Rehnberg C, Schenck-Gustafsson K, Wändell P, et al
BMJ Open 2017 Sep;7(9):e015723

Clinic continuity of care, clinical outcomes and direct costs for COPD in Sweden: a population based cohort study.
Sveréus S, Larsson K, Rehnberg C
Eur Clin Respir J 2017 ;4(1):1290193

Linking Swedish health data registers to establish a research database and a shared decision-making tool in hip replacement.
Cnudde P, Rolfson O, Nemes S, Kärrholm J, Rehnberg C, Rogmark C, et al
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2016 10;17(1):414

The relationship between non-communicable disease occurrence and poverty-evidence from demographic surveillance in Matlab, Bangladesh.
Mirelman AJ, Rose S, Khan JA, Ahmed S, Peters DH, Niessen LW, et al
Health Policy Plan 2016 Jul;31(6):785-92

Willingness-to-Pay for Community-Based Health Insurance among Informal Workers in Urban Bangladesh.
Ahmed S, Hoque ME, Sarker AR, Sultana M, Islam Z, Gazi R, et al
PLoS One 2016 ;11(2):e0148211

Decomposing the productivity differences between hospitals in the Nordic countries.
Kittelsen SA, Winsnes BA, Anthun KS, Goude, F, Hope Ø, Häkkinen U, Kalseth B, Kilsmark J, Medin E, Rehnberg C & Rättö H (2015).
Journal of Productivity Analysis. Vol. 43(3), s 281- 293.

A Window on Geographic Variation in Health Care: Insights from EuroHOPE.
Heijink R, Engelfriet P, Rehnberg C, Kittelsen SA, Häkkinen U,
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():164-77

Costs and Quality at the Hospital Level in the Nordic Countries.
Kittelsen SA, Anthun KS, Goude F, Huitfeldt IM, Häkkinen U, Kruse M, et al
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():140-63

Outcome, Use of Resources and Their Relationship in the Treatment of AMI, Stroke and Hip Fracture at European Hospitals.
Häkkinen U, Rosenqvist G, Iversen T, Rehnberg C, Seppälä TT,
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():116-39

Towards Explaining International Differences in Health Care Performance: Results of the EuroHOPE Project.
Häkkinen U, Iversen T, Peltola M, Rehnberg C, Seppälä TT,
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():1-4

European Regional Differences in All-Cause Mortality and Length of Stay for Patients with Hip Fracture.
Medin E, Goude F, Melberg HO, Tediosi F, Belicza E, Peltola M, et al
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():53-64

Comparing ischaemic stroke in six European countries. The EuroHOPE register study.
Malmivaara A, Meretoja A, Peltola M, Numerato D, Heijink R, Engelfriet P, et al
Eur J Neurol 2015 Feb;22(2):284-91, e25-6

Evaluating an early intervention in psychosis service for 'high-risk' adolescents: symptomatic and social recovery outcomes.
Lower R, Wilson J, Medin E, Corlett E, Turner R, Wheeler K, et al
Early Interv Psychiatry 2015 Jun;9(3):260-7

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Use of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, and Mortality: A Comparative Effectiveness Analysis Covering Seven European Countries.
Hagen TP, Häkkinen U, Belicza E, Fatore G, Goude F,
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():88-101

Individual and Regional-level Factors Contributing to Variation in Length of Stay After Cerebral Infarction in Six European Countries.
Peltola M, Seppälä TT, Malmivaara A, Belicza É, Numerato D, Goude F, et al
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():38-52

Variations and Determinants of Mortality and Length of Stay of Very Low Birth Weight and Very Low for Gestational Age Infants in Seven European Countries.
Fatttore G, Numerato D, Peltola M, Banks H, Graziani R, Heijink R, et al
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():65-87

Parameter Heterogeneity In Breast Cancer Cost Regressions - Evidence From Five European Countries.
Smith J, Banks H, Campbell H, Douglas A, Fletcher E, McCallum A, et al
Health Econ 2015 Dec;24 Suppl 2():23-37

Mortality and Length of Stay of Very Low Birth Weight and Very Preterm Infants: A EuroHOPE Study.
Numerato D, Fattore G, Tediosi F, Zanini R, Peltola M, Banks H, et al
PLoS One 2015 ;10(6):e0131685

Measuring health-related quality of life with the EQ-5D-Y instrument in children and adolescents with asthma.
Bergfors S, Åström M, Burström K, Egmar AC
Acta Paediatr 2015 Feb;104(2):167-73

Distribution of chronic disease mortality and deterioration in household socioeconomic status in rural Bangladesh: an analysis over a 24-year period.
Khan JA, Trujillo AJ, Ahmed S, Siddiquee AT, Alam N, Mirelman AJ, et al
Int J Epidemiol 2015 Dec;44(6):1917-26

Estimating the cost of cholera-vaccine delivery from the societal point of view: A case of introduction of cholera vaccine in Bangladesh.
Sarker AR, Islam Z, Khan IA, Saha A, Chowdhury F, Khan AI, et al
Vaccine 2015 Sep;33(38):4916-21

Is healthcare a 'Necessity' or 'Luxury'? an empirical evidence from public and private sector analyses of South-East Asian countries?
Khan JA, Mahumud RA
Health Econ Rev 2015 ;5():3

Patient perspectives on centralisation of low volume, highly specialised procedures in Sweden.
Svederud I, Virhage M, Medin E, Grundström J, Friberg S, Ramsberg J
Health Policy 2015 Aug;119(8):1068-75

Updated Medication Costs From A Real-Life Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation Of Budesonide/Formoterol Maintenance And Reliever Therapy In Asthma Maintenance And Reliever Therapy In Asthma.
Medin E, Safioti G, Lindqvist F, Torvinen S
Value Health 2015 Nov;18(7):A500


  • Ahmed S. Healthcare Financing Challenges and Opportunities to Achieving Universal Health Coverage in the Low- and Middle-Income Country Context. Karolinska Institutet, FEB 2020, supervisor: Jahangir Khan.
  • Gyllensten H. Economic impact of drug-related morbidity in Sweden – Estimated using experts’ opinion, medical records and self-reports. University of Gothenburg MAY 2014, co-supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Yuan S. Quality and Expenditures of Medical Care and their Associations under NCMS: A Study in Junan of Shandong Province. Shandong University, MAY 2013, co-supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Neovius K. Work absenteeism and productivity losses associated with overweight. Social Medicine/FHV, Karolinska Institutet APR 2012, co-supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Tiainen A. Cost analysis and policy implications in psychiatric care. MMC/LIME, Karolinska Institutet, APR, 2009, main supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Arnlind Heibert M. Asthma treatment in primary care : Studies of variability and health economic aspects. MMC/LIME, Karolinska Institutet, JUN, 2009, co-supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Johansson P. Economic evaluation of public health programmes : Constraints and opportunities. Social Medicine/FHV, Karolinska Institutet, FEB., 2009, main supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Xiaojie S. Social capital and health. Shandong University, JUN, 2008, co-supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Lidgren M. Health economics of breast cancer. MMC/LIME, Karolinska Institutet, JUN 2007, main supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Sobocki P. Health Economics of Depression. MMC/LIME, Karolinska Institutet, OCT 2006, main supervisor: Clas Rehnberg. Appointed to research fellow (docent) at Karolinska Institutet in AUG 2010.
  • Borgström F. Health Economics of Osteoporosis. MMC/LIME, Karolinska Institutet, MAY 2006, main supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Meng Q. Health Care Pricing and Payment Reforms in China: The Implications for Health Service Delivery and Cost Containment. IHCAR/FHV, Karolinska Institutet, FEB 2006, main supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.
  • Lundkvist J. The role of economic evaluations in health care decision making. MMC/LIME, Karolinska Institutet, SEP, 2005, main supervisor: Clas Rehnberg. Appointed to research fellow (docent) at Karolinska Institutet in MAY 2009.
  • Masiye F. Economic Efficiency in Health Care in a Low-Income Country: Empirical Approaches and Policy Relevance. Dep. of Public Health, University of Cape Town, JUN 2005, main supervisor: Clas Rehnberg.

Reports (2021 - )

Dahlgren C, Hagman M, Sveréus S, Rehnberg C. Vilka grupper använder digital vård i Region Stockholm? En kartläggning av konsumtionen av digitala vårdbesök 2016–2018. Centrum för hälsoekonomi, informatik och sjukvårdsforskning, Region Stockholm; 2020. Rapport 2020:3.