Bo Hovstadius

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Publications

  1. doi Factors leading to excessive polypharmacy
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, Bredbandet 1, PO SE 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:159-72. 2012
  2. doi Adherence, therapeutic intensity, and the number of dispensed drugs
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:1255-61. 2011
  3. doi Acquisition cost of dispensed drugs in individuals with multiple medications--a register-based study in Sweden
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute and School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, SE 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
    Health Policy 101:153-61. 2011
  4. pmc Dispensed drugs and multiple medications in the Swedish population: an individual-based register study
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, University of Kalmar, SE 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden and Ohrlings Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Box 179, SE 751 04 Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 9:11. 2009
  5. pmc Increasing polypharmacy - an individual-based study of the Swedish population 2005-2008
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 10:16. 2010
  6. pmc Non-adherence to drug therapy and drug acquisition costs in a national population--a patient-based register study
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:326. 2011
  7. doi Assessment of regional variation in polypharmacy
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:375-83. 2010
  8. ncbi The Swedish National Pharmacy Register
    Bengt Astrand
    Apoteket AB and School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:345-9. 2007
  9. doi The impact of increasing polypharmacy on prescribed drug expenditure-a register-based study in Sweden 2005-2009
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    Health Policy 109:166-74. 2013
  10. pmc Individuals appreciate having their medication record on the web: a survey of attitudes to a national pharmacy register
    Emelie Montelius
    E Health Institute, University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 10:e35. 2008

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Publications11

  1. doi Factors leading to excessive polypharmacy
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, Bredbandet 1, PO SE 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
    Clin Geriatr Med 28:159-72. 2012
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  2. doi Adherence, therapeutic intensity, and the number of dispensed drugs
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:1255-61. 2011
    ..To estimate non-adherence in relation to the therapeutic intensity (TI) and the number of dispensed drugs per individual and study whether the TI can be used as an estimator of non-adherence with an increasing number of drugs...
  3. doi Acquisition cost of dispensed drugs in individuals with multiple medications--a register-based study in Sweden
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute and School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, SE 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
    Health Policy 101:153-61. 2011
    ..To analyse the acquisition cost of dispensed prescription drugs for individuals with multiple medications in a national population...
  4. pmc Dispensed drugs and multiple medications in the Swedish population: an individual-based register study
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, University of Kalmar, SE 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden and Ohrlings Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Box 179, SE 751 04 Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 9:11. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to estimate the prevalence of dispensed drugs and multiple medications in an entire national population, by using individual based data on dispensed drugs...
  5. pmc Increasing polypharmacy - an individual-based study of the Swedish population 2005-2008
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 10:16. 2010
    ..We wanted to study if the prevalence of polypharmacy in an entire national population has changed during a 4-year period...
  6. pmc Non-adherence to drug therapy and drug acquisition costs in a national population--a patient-based register study
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:326. 2011
    ..Non-adherence is also related to the unnecessary sale of drugs. The aim of the present study was to estimate the drug acquisition cost related to non-adherence to drug therapy in a national population...
  7. doi Assessment of regional variation in polypharmacy
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:375-83. 2010
    ..To assess polypharmacy in a population with emphasis on regions...
  8. ncbi The Swedish National Pharmacy Register
    Bengt Astrand
    Apoteket AB and School of Pure and Applied Natural Sciences, University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:345-9. 2007
    ..To clinically evaluate individual medication history, the relatively high prevalence of dispensed drugs in the population, seems to justify the National Pharmacy Register...
  9. doi The impact of increasing polypharmacy on prescribed drug expenditure-a register-based study in Sweden 2005-2009
    Bo Hovstadius
    eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
    Health Policy 109:166-74. 2013
    ..To analyse the impact of the observed increase in the prevalence in polypharmacy on the development of prescribed drug expenditure (PDE) in a national population during five years...
  10. pmc Individuals appreciate having their medication record on the web: a survey of attitudes to a national pharmacy register
    Emelie Montelius
    E Health Institute, University of Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 10:e35. 2008
    ..4 million individuals, September 2006) and can be accessed by the individual online via "My dispensed medications". The individual has the right to restrict the accessibility of the information in health care settings...
  11. doi Trends in inappropriate drug therapy prescription in the elderly in sweden from 2006 to 2013: assessment using national indicators
    Bo Hovstadius
    Department of Medicine and Optometry, eHealth Institute, Linnaeus University, 391 82, Kalmar, Sweden
    Drugs Aging 31:379-86. 2014
    ..In 2010, the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare published the document "Indicators of appropriate drug therapy in the elderly" as a guideline for improving prescribing for the elderly...