The Novo Nordisk Foundation’s Research Programme: ‘General Practice in an Integrated Healthcare System – Optimal Care Pathways’ aims to support major research projects seeking to study, develop, and test patient-oriented care pathways that are coherent across treatment institutions and are clinically effective and economically efficient.
AIMS OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAMME
- To create new knowledge on organizing a coherent healthcare system.
- To create new knowledge on optimal care pathways and on integrating the healthcare services provided by different treatment institutions.
- To create new knowledge on effective collaboration and communication between patients and their families, general practices and treatment institutions in the municipalities and/or administrative regions of Denmark.
The programme targets all research disciplines that are involved in organising the healthcare system based on general practice and family medicine.
One 5-year research project may be granted for a total of DKK 25 million.
- The main applicant must have a deep knowledge of, and research experience within, General Practice and the primary sector in Denmark.
- The main applicant must have documented experience in research leadership and must be affiliated with a university, hospital or other non-profit research institution in Denmark.
- Up to four co-applicants, who take an active part in organizing and implementing the project, can be involved in the project.
The application must be submitted in English.
Applicants are requested to read the application guidelines thoroughly.