Projects

Besides the papers listed under “work in progress” I am currently participating in the following projects. Pls don’t hesitate to contact me for further information:

 

Utilization- and Health effects of removing co-payment on psychology treatment for adolescents 18-20 years of age

The aim of this project is to evaluate the effect of removing co-payment on psychology treatment for patients between 18 – 20 years of age. Co-payment remains for all other age groups which allows for a unique opportunity to assess utilization, health and equity effects of free access to mental health services.

Funded by: Ministry of Health

Effects of treating anxiety and depression in patients with ischemic heart disease (IHD)

 The overall aim of study study is to undertake an intention to treat assessment of depression and anxiety screening for patients with IHD. Furthermore, we examine if patients with IHD and comorbid anxiety and/or depression receive appropriate treatment (psychological, pharmacological or a combination) when referred back to their GP, whether there is a social gradient in those who are offered treatment, and the impact on health outcomes and return to work. This study is part of the eHealthyheart project.

LINK to media on the project

Funded by: Internal SDU grant

Equity effects of point of care testing for HbA1C in Danish General Practice – evidence from a natural experiment

In this project we will continue the work on the effects of POCT in diabetes care. The focus will be on equity effects of being able to supply HbA1C monitoring at the  GP clinic.

Funded by: Helsefonden

Nurse capacity and patient outcomes

This project is work package V of the NUCAP project. The overall objectives of the NUCAP study is to investigate the characteristics defining the departments with the highest level of recruitment and retention of nurses in the region of Zealand. The aim of study V is to use retrospective data to assess the consequences of nurse shortage and nurse vacancies on patient outcomes and health economic factors.

Funded by: Region Sjælland & the Association of Nurses