Professor John Øvretveit "Healthcare Reforms 2020: Lessons for local regions from Sweden, USA and UK" - Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners

March 6, 2018 in
March 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Australia/Brisbane Timezone
Translational Research Institute, Auditorium
37 Kent St
Woolloongabba QLD 4102
3443 8059

Professor John Øvretveit from The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm will meet with clinicians, researchers and health executives during a week-long visit to Brisbane later this month.

Professor Øvretveit’s visit is hosted by Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners, Queensland Health’s Clinical Excellence Division, Metro South Hospital and Health Service and Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

During his visit, Professor Øvretveit will present a number of lectures that are open to all colleagues across the BDHP network and Queensland. To avoid disappointment, we would encourage you to register for any lectures that are of interest as soon as possible.

Healthcare Reforms 2020
Lessons for local regions from Sweden, USA and UK
Wednesday 21 March 2018
12.00 – 1.00pm
Auditorium, Translational Research Institute (TRI)


Professor John Øvretveit

Professor John Øvretveit is Director of Research and Professor of health innovation, implementation and evaluation at the Medical Management Centre, The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm. He was previously Professor of Health Policy and Management at Bergen University Medical School, Norway and at the Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden.

His expertise is with research that has a practical use, and carried out in partnership with practitioners and leaders. He has published widely in scientific journals on the subjects of quality improvement and implementation, health reforms, care coordination and evaluation.

His current Swedish research and development projects include implementing and evaluating changes needed to build a future sustainable high performing health system, and improving care coordination for people with mental health challenges.

Further details about Professor Øvretveit’s publications can be found on the Academia website