Kjeld Møller Pedersen

Msc econ., professor

  • Campusvej 55

    5230 Odense M

    Denmark

1977 …2019
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Personal profile

Curriculum

Kjeld Møller Pedersen, (61)
Department of Public Health, Health economics
University of Southern Denmark
J.B. Winsløwsvej 9B, 1, 5000 Odense C
e-mail: kmp@sam.sdu.dk,
direct telephone +45 65503847 /mobile: +45 21-757011


Positions held:
1975–1987: Odense University (assistant professor to full professor, economics)
1987–1991: CEO, County Health Service, County of Vejle
1991–1999: The LEGO Group, senior vice president, executive vice president,
(changing over time: finance, HR, IT, PR, strategic planning)
1998 –1999: Adjunct professor, health economics, University of Odense
1999 – Professor, health economics and health policy, University of Southern Denmark, Odense. – (Part time as of Sep. 1. 2010)


Committee membership in relation to health and social care:
2008 – member of expert committee on hospital investments, appointed by the Minister of Health
2007 - 2008 Member of Quality Reform Working Party, appointed by the Prime Minister
2007 - 2008Committee on discrimination because of handicap, appointed by the Minister of Economics and Business Affairs
2001 - 2003: Chairman of the Advisory committee on the health care Sector. Appointed by the Minister of Health
1996 -1997: Member of ‘ the hospital commission’, minister appointed
1985: Member of the commission on general practice, minister appointed
1994 - 1999 Several working groups in the Association of Danish Counties, 1987-1991 and the Federation of Danish Industries 1977 - 1987: Membership of about 25 working groups/committees appointed by the National Board of Health, national research, private organization etc.


Board membership (current)
Chairman, board of the National center for research in occupational health
Chairman, Filidelfia (Epilepsy Hospital, nursing homes etc.)
Chairman, Council for adult vocational training
Chairman of the ‘temp office’ of the Union of Danish Students of Medicine (temporary jobs in hospitals for students of medicine at the University of Southern Denmark
Chairman, Kolding Gymnasium
Member, board of Statistics Denmark
Member, board of Dafolo A/S
Member, board of Zealand Care A/S (care concepts to the public and private sector within disability equipment services.)
Member, board, The Karen Tolstrup Foundation                                                                                                                                           Member, board of the Research Network for Quality and Patient Safety                                                                                                       Board of Research Centre for Quality in Medicine Use, faculty of pharmacology, University of Copenhagen


Previous board memberships 
2008-2011 Member, Zealand Care A/S                                                                                                                                                                    2003-2006 Hørsholm Hospital , 2006 as chairman
2001-2005 Center for Register Based Research at Aarhus University (chairman)
1999-2005 The Hamlet Hospital, Copenhagen (vice-chairman)
1999-2005 Transmedica A/S (chairman)
1998-2004 Aabenraa Hospital                                                                                                                                                                                   1995-2001 Center for Technology Supported Teaching, CTU/leaning Lab Denmark


Membership of working groups, research evaluation etc.
Member, priority committee for public health, Swedish council for working life and social research, 2005-2008
Member, evaluation of Swedish health economics research, appointed by the Swedish council for working life and social research, 2005-2006
Member, Steering group for evaluation of the Norwegian health care 2 reform, Norwegian Research Council. The Research Council of Norway, 2005- 2007
Member, Evaluation committee for applications to Helsefonden, appointed by the Danish Research Council for the Social Sciences, 2004-2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Board of Appeals in Telecommunication (Teleklagenævnet) 1997-2001                                                                                                     Business Advisory Council. IMD 1995-1999

Membership, professional associations                                                                                                                                                              Danish Association of Economists (Nationaløkonomisk Forening)
American Economic Association
International Health Economics Association
Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)
Research network on quality and patient safety


Membership, misc.
Two working groups, the Academy of Technical Sciences, ATV: the Health Care Sector of the future and Research and Innovation Policy 2010 -                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Danish Cancer Society’s committee on patient support
Board of governors of ‘Bedre psykiatri’ (‘Better psychiatry’ – association of relatives)
Advisory Board, Center of Excellence, Silkeborg Hospital
Advisory Board, Midt-lab, Region of Midtjylland

Research interests
Hospital Management
Health policy and decision-making
Health care reforms
The use of economics evaluations for actual decision-making
Use of transaction cost economics/new institutional economics as a paradigm for health economics
Measurement and valuation of health status                                                                                                                                                          Quality and enonomics


Journals & Books (editor & co-editor)
1992-1996 Member of editorial board for a series of books on the Danish health care sector, FADLs Forlag
1989-1991 Member of editorial board for JOURNAL (the National Board of Health)
1983-1992 Advisory editor of Social Science and Medicine
1981-1992 Associate editor of Journal of Health Economics


Summary of publications 
17 books, all of them in Danish – and most as sole author.
69 book chapters, most written in Danish, about10 in English
91 scientific articles                                                                                                                                                                                                        42 Research reports, working papers etc.                                                                                                                                                                  14 Conference papers (incomplete)                                                                                                                                                                               94 Newspapers, reviws, debate, editorials etc. (incompete)      

Research issemination                                                                                                                                                                                                    An average of 60 external lectures per year 2000-2010 to research groups, politicians, professional societies etc. 

                                                                                                                    

Research areas

  • Health policy and decision-making
    Health care reforms 
    The use of economics evaluations for actual decision-making 
  • Use of transaction cost economics as a paradigm for health economics 
  • Measurement and valuation of health status

External positions

professor, Aalborg University

2010 → …

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Research Output 1977 2019

Analyse: Sundhedsvæsenet er under­finansieret med cirka 1 procent per år

Pedersen, K. M., 30. Apr 2019, In : Altinget Sundhed. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Comment/debateCommunication

Betalingsevnen gælder også sundhedsvæsenet

Pedersen, K. M., 29. Apr 2019, In : Jyllands-Posten. 148, 210

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Feature articleCommunication

Den uforanderlige ledelses-og organisationsstruktur?

Pedersen, K. M., 19. Aug 2019, In : Dagens Medicin.

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Comment/debateCommunication

De samfundsøkonomiske omkostninger ved knogleskørhed

Pedersen, K. M., 2. Sep 2019, In : Knogleskoer. 2019, 3 , p. 22-23

Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Feature articleCommunication

Activities 2006 2019

Fra Sundhedsklynger til Sundhedsfælleskaber

Kjeld Møller Pedersen (Guest lecturer)
4. Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Løfteevne i Det nære Sundhedsvæsen

Kjeld Møller Pedersen (Guest lecturer)
2. Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Mulig sundhedsreform - Indhold - Vurdering

Kjeld Møller Pedersen (Guest lecturer)
15. Mar 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Fremtidens nære sundhedsvæsen (især) Organisering og økonomi  

Kjeld Møller Pedersen (Guest lecturer)
11. Mar 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Økonomisk Styring af sundhedsvæsenet

Kjeld Møller Pedersen (Guest lecturer)
25. Jan 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Projects 2010 2016

Organisatorisk forandring, Thim Prætorius

Pedersen, K. M.

01/02/201031/12/2013

Project: Research

Sygenærvær i danske virksomheder

Pedersen, K. M.

01/11/201222/12/2015

Project: Research

På forkant med sundhed, Isabelle Mairey

Pedersen, K. M.

01/09/201229/02/2016

Project: Research

Long-term care (LTC), Carmen Lee

Pedersen, K. M.

01/03/201301/03/2016

Project: Research

Press / Media

P4 Østjylland regionale nyheder

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

01/11/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

P4 Midt & Vest regionale nyheder

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

01/11/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Slæk på kravene

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

25/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Myten om de 8 procent

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

25/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Medlem af Erik Juhl-udvalget fastholder krav

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

25/10/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Teaching & Supervision

Industriøkonomi og konkurrenceret

& Peter Starup

01/02/201630/06/2018

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Economics and Social Policies. Theories on the Welfare State

Kjeld Møller Pedersen & Sune Welling Hansen

01/09/201331/01/2018

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Sundhedspolitik og ledelse

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

01/09/201531/01/2016

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Sundhedspolitik og ledelse

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

01/09/201431/01/2015

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Ph.d. Supervisor

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

01/11/2012 → …

Course: Teaching and supervisionSupervision