Is the Kaiser Permanente model superior in terms of clinical integration?: a comparative study of Kaiser Permanente, Northern California and the Danish healthcare system
Martin Strandberg-Larsen, Michaela L Schiotz, Jeremy D Silver, Anne Frolich, John S Andersen, Ilana Graetz, Mary Reed, Jim Bellows, Allan Krasnik, Thomas Rundall, John Hsu
BMC Health Services Research | BMC | Published : 2010
We thank the Danish Graduate School in Public Health Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen; the Health Insurance Foundation, and the Rockwool Foundation who funded this study. We also thank: Augustinus Fonden, Frimodt-Heineke Fonden, Julie von Mullens Fond, Knud Hojgaards Fond, Oticon Fonden, and the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen for providing funding for a research stay at the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley. Thanks to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), who funded the collection of data in KPNC. A final thanks to Research Assistant, Mikkel B. Nielsen, MScPH who contributed to the questionnaire construction and data collection in the Danish setting and Associate Professor Thomas Alexander Gerds for biostatistical advice.