Anne Granstrøm Ekeland
Anne Granstrøm Ekeland, Senior Researcher, PhD in sociology in 1995 from the University of Tromsø. Heading up national and international projects on conditions for the adoption of telemedicine and e-health, research-based evaluations, systematic knowledge summaries for service efficiency and methodology development for e-health research. Adjunct position as associate professor at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Institute of Clinical Medicine, the international master's program in telemedicine and e-health. Head of the ongoing project: Links between e-health research and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) with a view to establishing HTA for ICT in NSE, as well as contributing to the development of new and dynamic approaches to HTA. The purpose is to enhance research to meet patients'and clients' needs and respond to the rapid technological and knowledge-related changes in the field. Cooperation with national and international players in the HTA field, including the Knowledge Centre at The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH). Developing a project for a PhD student on ethical issues raised by online access to the electronic health records of children and young people. The project will identify and analyze challenges to provide input for future solutions. The Project will be implemented within the framework of HTA, with testing of amongst other things implementation and improvement research approaches to the study of e-health and ethics. The project is part of efforts to further develop HTA in the ICT field.