P Bomann-Larsen

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The purpose of the present study was to describe the reimbursement systems in use for the reimbursement of medicaments purchased within the state compulsory health (sickness) insurance systems in four Nordic countries, and to study whether and how reimbursement for drug consumption. During the study period drug reimbursement has been selective in Denmark(More)
The accessibility by phone of 35 general practitioners during consulting hours was tested systematically in 1989 and 1991. During this period the accessibility of the doctors was reduced from 74 to 62%. Only 3% of the doctors comply with the set standard of 90%. The main reason for the results are too few telephone lines to each practice. The norm should be(More)
The accessibility by phone of 35 general practitioners during consulting hours was tested systematically. The doctor was accessible in the case of 74% of all calls, no answer was obtained in 15%, and in 11% the office was inaccessible due to the use of an automatic telephone answerer. In the authors' opinion the standard should be 90% accessibility by phone(More)
A study carried out in the county of Vestfold in the spring of 1989 clearly showed how cooperation between doctor and nurse influenced the level and quality of care provided by doctors to patients nursed at home. Good cooperation coincided with high quality health services, and ensured rational use of resources in relation to the patients' needs. The study(More)
In this survey, 600 respondents over the age of 25 chosen at random from two districts in the city of Bergen were asked about their own and their families' pattern of use of health services, particularly their use of physicians. 87% of the adults and 80% of the children reported having a "family doctor". The ties to these physicians were weak, however,(More)
A study was carried out in the county of Vestfold in the spring of 1989 to establish the quality and quantity of the medical services for patients nursed at home. The study showed that doctors in rural districts provide better service than doctors in the towns. This difference is particularly noticeable in the case of patients who are acutely ill. The study(More)
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