What is benchmarking and what are the benefits of benchmarking in healthcare?

News, March 10, 2021

A webinar hosted by NHG brought together healthcare experts around the Nordics to share experiences Benchmarking – improving practices by peer-to-peer development – is currently becoming the hot topic in healthcare internationally which was highlighted also at the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement’s ICHOM congress 2020. Benchmarking in healthcare is in Finland already conventional,…

On the ICHOM & NHG blog: Engaging patients in collecting PROMs

News, February 16, 2021

The Estonian Health Insurance Fund (EHIF) took a big leap towards value-based healthcare as they started a national stroke patient pathway pilot involving 4 out of 6 hospitals in Estonia providing acute stroke care. As from 1st July 2020, the hospitals started collecting PROMs from the patients; with a spectacular response rate of 95% at…

The HERoS project launches an ICU capacity data visualisation tool

News, January 20, 2021

HERoS partner Nordic Healthcare Group (NHG) has developed an online tool to visualise occupancy rates at intensive care units in different countries and regions of the European Union between February and November 2020. It is based on datasets from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) as well as national health authorities. Availability…

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