Sökning: "Healthcare priority-setting"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 8 avhandlingar innehållade orden Healthcare priority-setting.
Sammanfattning : The rarity of a disease can give rise to challenges that differ from conventional diseases. For example, rarity hampers research and development of new drugs, and patients with severe, rare diseases have limited access to qualified treatments. When drugs are available, clinical evidence has higher uncertainty and the drugs can be very expensive. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The resources available for the public provision of health care are not unlimited. Cost-effectiveness evidence on new healthcare interventions can help us prioritise in order to use scarce resources wisely, but to interpret cost-effectiveness evidence, it may appear as if we must make trade-offs between life and money. This is not so. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The overarching aim of this project is to explore, empirically as well as philosophically, the arguments for and against making Swedish healthcare priority setting decisions sensitive to patients’ degree of responsibility for their ill health. Arguments of interest are those expressed by important stakeholders in the debate – physicians, lay people and, as this is a matter of some theoretical importance, bioethicists. LÄS MER
4. Asking the public : Citizens´ views on priority setting and resource allocation in democratically governed healthcare
Sammanfattning : Resource allocation in publicly funded healthcare systems is inevitably linked with priority setting between different patient groups and between different service areas, so-called meso level priorities. Behind every priority-setting decision (investments, reallocating or rationing), are values affecting both the content of the decisions and how the decisions are made. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : There is a growing trend of holding people responsible for their lifestyle-based diseases. For example, policymakers as well as researchers have argued that medical conditions caused by smoking, overweight, or extreme sports should be given lower priority in publicly funded healthcare. LÄS MER