Reports

The Swedish Agency for Health and Care Services Analysis primarily presents the results from analyses and reviews through various reports. Below is a list of a few of the reports, each with an English summary.

  • International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Physicians 2015

    Vårdanalys publishes annually a comparison of how the Swedish health care system performs in comparison with ten other countries, the International Health Policy Survey. The American foundation The Commonwealth Fund is in charge of the Survey and the Vårdanalys is their Swedish partner organisation. The 2015 Survey was completed by 2,900 Swedish primary care physicians.

    International Health Policy Survey of Primary Care Physicians 2015
  • VIPs in health care?

    Vårdanalys has conducted an analysis of the current situation in the medical care and care provided to people with chronic illnesses. The aim is to obtain a clearer understanding of some of the challenges that the healthcare services need to deal with in order to meet the needs of this target group.

    VIPs in health care?
  • Valuable but not fully satisfactory - The benefits of health economic assessments of hospital pharmaceuticals

    Vårdanalys has evaluated the benefits of health economic assessments of pharmaceutical products used in inpatient care (so-called hospital pharmaceuticals).

    Valuable but not fully satisfactory - The benefits of health economic assessments of hospital pharmaceuticals
  • Who wants to know what to choose?

    This study examines what information different groups of people – based, for example, on gender or socioeconomics – wish to have in order to choose their primary care provider.

    Who wants to know what to choose?
  • Time is out of joint - Four areas for development for a more effective use of doctors’ time and expertise

    Vårdanalys has conducted a study with the aim of identifying the main areas for development for a more effective use of doctors’ time and expertise.

    Time is out of joint - Four areas for development for a more effective use of doctors’ time and expertise
  • Patient-Centeredness in Sweden's Health System

    This report presents a framework consisting of five dimensions that can serve as a basis for defining and assessing the degree of patient-centeredness. The framework was then applied to make a first, preliminary assessment of patient-centeredness in Sweden. On the basis of the conclusions, six recommendations were developed to strengthen progress towards a more patient-centered health care system in Sweden.

    Patient-Centeredness in Sweden's Health System
  • The Investment in National Quality Registers

    This report draws up an evaluation plan for the Government investment in National Quality Registers.

    The Investment in National Quality Registers
  • What are the Benefits of Health Economic Assessments of Pharmaceutical Products?

    This report evaluates the benefits of health economic assessments of pharmaceutical products used in inpatient care.

    What are the Benefits of Health Economic Assessments of Pharmaceutical Products?
  • What Does the Patient Want to Know to Choose?

    This report studies which information the public considers it needs in order to choose a medical centre, and the extent to which it considers these needs to have been met.

    What Does the Patient Want to Know to Choose?
  • Centralising Care with the Patient in the Centre

    This report aims to evaluate and analyse how level structuring in national specialised medical care has taken into account the patient’s perspective in inquiries, decisions, processes and organisation. It also aims to identify how the patient’s perspective may gain greater impact in the future.

    Centralising Care with the Patient in the Centre
  • Who has Benefited from Choice in Healthcare?

    This report studies and compares three county councils before and after the healthcare choice reform.

    Who has Benefited from Choice in Healthcare?
  • The Effects of Freedom of Choice in Healthcare

    This report presents a systematic review of Swedish and international research on reforms concerning choice in healthcare. The report focuses on how patient choose and how the reforms affect quality, equality, accessibility, and costs.

    The Effects of Freedom of Choice in Healthcare
  • Patient-Perceived Quality in Primary Care

    This report presents analyses of patients' own experiences in primary care based on the National Patient Survey.

    Patient-Perceived Quality in Primary Care
  • Evaluation of the PRIO Mental Ill Health Action Plan

    This report presents a first evaluation of the PRIO mental ill health action plan. PRIO is the government’s strategic drive to combat mental ill health during the period 2012–2016.

    Evaluation of the PRIO Mental Ill Health Action Plan