• Costs and quality at the hospital level in the nordic countries 

      Kittelsen, Sverre A.C.; Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Goude, Fanny; Huitfeldt, Ingrid Marie Schaumburg; Häkkinen, Unto; Kruse, Marie; Medin, Emma; Rehnberg, Clas; Rättö, Hanna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This article develops and analyzes patient register-based measures of quality for the major Nordic countries. Previous studies show that Finnish hospitals have significantly higher average productivity than hospitals in ...
    • Economic incentives and diagnostic coding in a public health care system 

      Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon; Magnussen, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We analysed the association between economic incentives and diagnostic coding practice in the Norwegian public health care system. Data included 3,180,578 hospital discharges in Norway covering the period 1999–2008. For ...
    • Effects of GP characteristics on unplanned hospital admissions and patient safety. A 9-year follow-up of all Norwegian out-of-hours contacts 

      Svedahl, Ellen Rabben; Pape, Kristine; Austad, Bjarne; Vie, Gunnhild Åberge; Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Carlsen, Fredrik; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: There are substantial differences in hospital referrals between general practitioners (GPs); however, there is little research on the consequences for patient safety and further healthcare use. Objective: ...
    • Fordeling av felleskostnader i helseforetakene 

      Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Torvik, Liv Heidi Wiig (SINTEF Rapport;A70, Research report, 2006)
      Et utvalg helseforetak var med i kartlegging av hvordan felleskostnader ble fordelt i årene 2002-2004. Resultatene av analysen viser at det i perioden ikke var noen regionale prinsipper for fordeling. Felleskostnadene øker ...
    • Framskrivinger Helsefellesskap Helse Stavanger 

      Kalseth, Jorid; Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim (SINTEF Rapport;2021:00906, Research report, 2021)
      Dette er andre prosjektrapport fra utredningsoppdraget Sintef har gjennomført på oppdrag fra Helsefellesskap Helse Stavanger. Rapporten presenterer framskrivinger av pasienter/brukere og aktivitet for sykehus og kommuner ...
    • Kvalitet og produktivitet i norske sykehus 

      Kittelsen, Sverre A.C.; Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Huitfeldt, Ingrid Marie Schaumburg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      I følge økonomisk teori vil sterke incentiver knyttet til kostnadsreduksjon kunne gå på bekostning av tjenestenes kvalitet, i det minste hvis tjenesteprodusentene driver effektivt, og incentiver knyttet til kvantitet bør ...
    • Predicting diagnostic coding in hospitals: individual level effects of price incentives 

      Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The purpose of this paper is to test if implicit price incentives infuence the diagnostic coding of hospital discharges. We estimate if the probability of being coded as a complicated patient was related to a specifc price ...
    • Productivity growth, case mix and optimal size of hospitals. A 16-year study of the Norwegian hospital sector 

      Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Kittelsen, Sverre A.C.; Magnussen, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background and objectives This paper analyses productivity growth in the Norwegian hospital sector over a period of 16 years, 1999–2014. This period was characterized by a large ownership reform with subsequent hospital ...
    • SAMDATA Rus sektorrapport 2006. Rapport 4/07 

      Lilleeng, Solfrid; Gystad, Stein Olav; Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim (SINTEF Rapport;A2154, Research report, 2007)
      Oppdragsgiver: Sosial- og helsedirektoratet
    • Scale and quality in Nordic hospitals 

      Kittelsen, Sverre A.C.; Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Häkkinen, Unto; Kruse, Marie; Rehnberg, Clas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Empirical analysis of hospitals in production economics often find little or no evidence of scale economies and quite small optimal sizes. Medical literature on the other hand provides evidence of better results for hospitals ...
    • Styringsdata for bruk til pasientforløp 

      Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Paulsen, Bård (SINTEF Rapport;A23325, Research report, 2012)
      Oppdragsgiver: Kommunene i Tromdheimsområdet
    • Time of admission and mortality after hip fracture – a detailed look at the weekend effect in a nationwide study of 55 211 hip fracture patients in Norway 

      Asheim, Andreas; Nilsen, Sara Marie; Toch-Marquardt, Marlen; Anthun, Kjartan Sarheim; Johnsen, Lars Gunnar; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background and purpose: There are numerous studies on the weekend effect for hip fracture patients, with conflicting results. We analyzed time of admission and discharge, and the association with mortality and length of ...