Arild Aakvik

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A low-key social insurance reform--effects of multidisciplinary outpatient treatment for back pain patients in Norway
    Arild Aakvik
    Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Fosswinckelsg 6, N 5007 Bergen, Norway
    J Health Econ 22:747-62. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Access to primary health care and health outcomes: the relationships between GP characteristics and mortality rates
    Arild Aakvik
    Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Herman Fossg 6, N 5007 Bergen, Norway
    J Health Econ 25:1139-53. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Does variation in general practitioner (GP) practice matter for the length of sick leave? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP-patient data
    Arild Aakvik
    Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 70:1590-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Variation in practice: a questionnaire survey of how congruence in attitudes between doctors and patients influences referral decisions
    Benedicte Carlsen
    Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Med Decis Making 28:262-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient involvement in clinical decision making: the effect of GP attitude on patient satisfaction
    Benedicte Carlsen
    The Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, University of Bergen, Nygaardsgaten, Norway
    Health Expect 9:148-57. 2006

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint A low-key social insurance reform--effects of multidisciplinary outpatient treatment for back pain patients in Norway
    Arild Aakvik
    Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Fosswinckelsg 6, N 5007 Bergen, Norway
    J Health Econ 22:747-62. 2003
    ..We also find that there are sound arguments for expanding the multidisciplinary outpatient programme for treating back pain patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Access to primary health care and health outcomes: the relationships between GP characteristics and mortality rates
    Arild Aakvik
    Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Herman Fossg 6, N 5007 Bergen, Norway
    J Health Econ 25:1139-53. 2006
    ..However, there is a significant effect of the composition of GPs, where an increase in the number of contracted GPs reduces mortality rates when compared with GPs employed directly by the municipality...
  3. doi request reprint Does variation in general practitioner (GP) practice matter for the length of sick leave? A multilevel analysis based on Norwegian GP-patient data
    Arild Aakvik
    Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 70:1590-8. 2010
    ..Based on this understanding one may infer that GPs play an advocate role for their patients in Norway, where the patients' own wishes are important when decisions are made...
  4. doi request reprint Variation in practice: a questionnaire survey of how congruence in attitudes between doctors and patients influences referral decisions
    Benedicte Carlsen
    Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Med Decis Making 28:262-8. 2008
    ..In this study, the authors analyze whether congruence in attitudes between the GP and patients toward shared decision making affects the GP's referral rate...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient involvement in clinical decision making: the effect of GP attitude on patient satisfaction
    Benedicte Carlsen
    The Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, University of Bergen, Nygaardsgaten, Norway
    Health Expect 9:148-57. 2006
    ..This study investigates general practitioners' (GPs) and patients' attitudes to shared decision making, and how these attitudes affect patient satisfaction...