PERFECT – Performance, Effectiveness, and Cost of Treatment Episodes (Hoitoketjujen toimivuus, vaikuttavuus ja kustannukset)

Project: Externally funded project

Project Details

Description

The PERFECT project aims to develop methods for register-based measurement of the cost-effectiveness of treatment and to create a comparative database that allows the treatments given and their costs and effectiveness to be compared between hospitals, hospital districts, regions and population groups. The project: • Produces comparative information on treatments and their costs and effectiveness for treatment monitoring and development. • Creates indicators and models for monitoring the content, quality and cost-effectiveness of treatment episodes in specialised medical care. • Assesses factors that influence cost-effectiveness. • Develops methods for the register-based measurement of cost-effectiveness, and comes up with proposals concerning the data content of national level registers in order to improve the continuous monitoring of cost-effectiveness. • Develops an approach and methodology that can be subsequently applied to other disease groups as well. • Compares cost-effectiveness at an international level. The focus will first be on selected disease groups with sufficient significance in terms of costs and disease burden and where specialised medical care plays a key role: stroke, hip fracture, low-birth-weight infants, breast cancer, schizophrenia, acute myocardial infarction, and hip and knee replacements. Each sub-project has its own expert group, and each university hospital district is responsible for one sub-project. PERFECT is a joint project by the Social Insurance Institution of Finland, STAKES and university hospital districts. The project forms part the Academy of Finland's Research Programme on Health Services Research 2004-2007. For more information see project home page http://info.stakes.fi/perfect/FI/index.htm
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date01.01.200431.12.2008

Research Output

A methodological approach for register-based evaluation of cost and outcomes in health care

Peltola, M., Juntunen, M., Häkkinen, U., Rosenqvist, G., Seppälä, T. T. & Sund, R., 2011, In : Annals of Medicine. 43, p. S4-S13 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

44 Citations (Scopus)

PERFECT-Menetelmäraportti: PERFECT - Performance, Effectiveness and Cost of Treatment Episodes : Hoitoketjun toimivuus, vaikuttavuus ja kustannukset

Peltola, M., Juntunen, M., Häkkinen, U., Linna, M., Rosenqvist, G., Seppälä, T. & Sund, R., 2009, Helsinki: THL - Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos. 43 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Finding the best treatment under heavy censoring and hidden bias

Lee, M., Häkkinen, U. & Rosenqvist, G., 2007, In : Royal Statistical Society. Journal. Series A: Statistics in Society. 170, 1, p. 133-147 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)