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Troels Kristensen is an Associate Professor of Health Economics and Health Policy. He received his economics degree (MSc) and his PhD degree in Health Economics from University of Southern Denmark. During his PhD he was a visiting researcher at the University of York (CHE) and received a  part of his PhD training at the Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH).

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PhD-titlen var “Essays in the analysis of economies of scale and scope in the hospital sector”. 

Troels Kristensen has a research interest in the causes and consequences  of variation in health care delivery/needs (i.e., warranted versus unwarranted variation in use of health care services), organization of health care delivery, incentive structures in general practice, GP behavior, risk adjustment via socioeconomic and morbidity based casemix systems, integrated care (e.g., diabetes management), approaches to case mix adjustment and related resource allocation through mixed remunerations systems. Finally, he has a research interest in investigating personality and leadership characteristics in the health care sector. For instance, the interpersonal relations (empathy) between health care professionals and patients.

Selected publications (most recent):

Troels Kristensen, Frans Boch Waldorff, Jørgen Nexøe, Christian Volmar Skovsgaard, and Kim Rose Olsen. Variation in Point-of-Care Testing of HbA1c in Diabetes Care in General Practice  International Journal of Enviromental Research and Public Health 2017.

Justin A. Charles,  Peder Ahnfeldt-Mollerup, Jens Søndergaard, and Troels Kristensen. Empathy Variation in General Practice: A Survey among General Practitioners in Denmark. International Journal of Enviromental Research and Public Health 2018, 15, 433.

Anne Sofie Orup Larsen, Troels Kristensen, Jesper Lykkegaard, and Frans Boc. Use of preventive home visits by general practitioners in patients diagnosed with dementia. Danish Medical Journal. 2018.


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