Gro Berntsen

Bio

Dr. Gro Rosvold Berntsen, (MD, Dr.med. ) is Professor at the Norwegian Centre for E-health Research. She has worked in the field of e-health since 2009. Berntsen researches technology assisted quality assurance, patient pathways across care boundaries, integrated care and person-centreed care for patients with complex and long-term needs. She was research director of the Centre of Clinical documentation and Evaluation, from 2005-2009, which was awarded a national role as a steward of national clinical registries in 2009. She has a PhD in osteoporosis epidemiology (2000) and was licensed as a medical doctor in 1994. She also holds a teaching position at the department of community medicine at the University of Tromsø, Norway.

Gro Berntsen

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Title: Professor

Department: Patient Pathways


Gro's projects

Project title Year Theme Project management
3P - Patients and professionals in partnership 2015 - 2020 Patient pathways
Gro Berntsen Undine Knarvik Kamilla Michalsen Lene Steen Lindseth
PACT I and II 2015 - 2018 Patient pathways
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Economical evaluation of the patient centered health service team 2015 - 2019 Patient pathways
Trine Bergmo
Data Driven Decision Support for Clinical Information Systems 2014 - 2017 Health data
Stein Olav Skrøvseth
DigiValue – Digitally supported ValueCreating Person-centered, Integrated and proactive health services 2016 - 2017 Patient pathways
Gunn-Hilde Rotvold
Coordination for continuity of care in hospitals: ideals and practices 2012 - 2017 Patient pathways
Deede Gammon
M&eHealth 2017 - 2018 Patient pathways
Gunn-Hilde Rotvold
Collaboration between patients and health professionals - pre research project 2016 - 2016 Patient pathways
Gunn-Hilde Rotvold
Dignity Care – An action research project 2019 - 2021 Citizen services
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Gro's publications in Cristin

Title Year Category
Do Positivist Assumptions Hold True In Complex Interventions? 2019 FOREDRAG
Hvordan personlige mål til innbyggere med kroniske sykdommer defineres og overvåkes ved hjelp av IKT. Resulter fra en scoping review. 2019 FOREDRAG
Hvordan personlige mål hos personer med kroniske sykdommer kan formuleres og følges ved hjelp av informasjons- og kommunikasjonsteknologi? 2018 FOREDRAG
Person-centred, integrated and pro-active care for multi-morbid elderly with advanced care needs: A propensity score-matched controlled trial 2019 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Digitale helsedata kan gi større ulikheter 2019 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Patient pathways as social drama: A qualitative study of cancer trajectories from the patient’s perspective 2019 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Do Positivist Assumptions Hold True In Complex Interventions? 2019 FOREDRAG
The Evidence Base for an Ideal Care Pathway for Frail Multimorbid Elderly: Combined Scoping and Systematic Intervention Review 2019 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
“What matters to you?” A longitudinal qualitative study of Norwegian patients’ perspectives on their pathways with colorectal cancer 2018 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Towards Practical Privacy-Preserving Distributed Statistical Computation of Health Data 2017 RAPPORT
Engaging and empowering citizens with long-term conditions: How to define personal goals and how to support the goal achievement with technology? 2018 FOREDRAG
Policies Make Coherent Care Pathways a Personal Responsibility for Clinicians: A Discourse Analysis of Policy Documents about Coordinators in Hospitals 2018 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
A person-centered integrated care quality framework, based on a qualitative study of patients' evaluation of care in light of chronic care ideals 2018 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Keeping one step ahead: A qualitative study among Norwegian health-care providers in hospitals involved in care coordination for patients with complex needs 2018 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Transforming Care Towars a Culture of Person-Centeredness:Practical approaches 2017 FOREDRAG
VerDig II – Verdiskapende Digitale samhandlingsløsninger i Pasientens helsetjeneste. Den planlagte og proaktive helsetjenesten. 2017 FOREDRAG
VerDig I – Verdiskapende Digital samhandling i pasientens helsetjeneste. Aksjonsforskning for helhetlige pasientforløp 2017 FOREDRAG
OPTimized eHealth for Individuals with Multi-morbidity And Long-Term needs - OPTIMAL 2017 FOREDRAG
Person-centered care (PCC) - what is it really? 2017 FOREDRAG
Empowering patients with longterm conditions by supporting development of e-personal goals 2017 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Person-centered, cross organizational and multiprofessional team halves mortality risk. The PAtient Centered Care Team (PACT) Study – Preliminary results from a comparative effectiveness study 2017 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
The Epital Care Model: A New Person-Centered Model of Technology-Enabled Integrated Care for People With Long Term Conditions 2017 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Et verdibasert, digitalt støttet, personsentrert omsorgssystem - Nasjonale og internasjonale trender 2016 INFORMASJONSMATR
Hvordan best behandle de med flere alvorlige sykdommer? 2017 MEDIEBIDRAG
Pasientforløp og behandlingsbehov sett fra pasienters perspektiv 2017 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Pasientforløp og behandlingsbehov sett fra pasienters perspektiv 2017 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Forskningsprotokoll -VerDig Verdiskapende Digitale Samhandlingsløsninger for Pasientens helsetjeneste 2016 RAPPORT
The balancing act. A study of coordination work in hospitals 2016 FOREDRAG
"My cancer is not my deepest concern": life course disruption influencing patient pathways  and health care needs among persons living with  colorectal cancer 2016 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Ny teknologi gir ny pasientrolle 2015 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Patients Judgment of Their Trajectories 2014 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
How do we deal with multiple goals for care within an individual patient trajectory? A document content analysis of health service research papers on goals for care 2015 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Understanding patient pathways and health care needs among persons living with colorectal cancer 2015 FOREDRAG
Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the PAtient-Centred Team (PACT) model: protocol of a prospective matched control before and after study 2015 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Three new coordinator roles in Norwegian specialized health care – a policy-document analysis 2015 FOREDRAG
Mapping the risk perception and communication gap between different professionals of healthcare providers in cancer care: a cross-sectional protocol 2015 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
The Chronic Care Model and technological research and innovation: A scoping review at the crossroad 2015 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Person-centered coordination in hospitals: A review at the crossroads of research and policy 2015 FOREDRAG
Cancer patients' stories about CAM-use. CAM in cancer patietns' ongoing work to create as good a life as possible during illness and treatment 2014 FOREDRAG
Development of a survey and a web tool to bridge the communication gap between different professionals of health care providers and patients in cancer care 2014 FOREDRAG
The Tromsø Study: Determinants of precision in bone densitometry 2000 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Associations between primary healthcare and unplanned medical admissions in Norway: A multilevel analysis of the entire elderly population 2014 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Developing methods to capture the patient pathways experienc 2013 FOREDRAG
Giving patients a voice - Patient evaluation of PAtients TrAjectories – The PasTAs protocol 2013 FOREDRAG
The Snow system – a distributed medical data processing system 2013 FOREDRAG
Electronic Messaging in Primary Care – Reporting from an Implementation and Evaluation Project in Northern Norway 2013 BOKRAPPORTDEL
Ehealth systems and information needs of physicians 2012 BOKRAPPORTDEL
Work division between primary and secondary care - effect on mortality 2012 FOREDRAG
Electronic Symptom Reporting Between Patient and Provider for Improved Health Care Service Quality: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Part 2: Methodological Quality and Effects 2012 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Electronic Symptom Reporting Between Patient and Provider for Improved Health Care Service Quality: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Part 1: State of the Art 2012 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Electronic Symptom Reporting by Patients: A Literature Review 2011 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
The Snow disease surveillance system study 2011 FOREDRAG
Do GPs need online access to epidemiological data of communicable diseases from the local patient population? 2011 FOREDRAG
Kvinnene leder an i forskning på alternativ behandling 2011 MEDIEBIDRAG
An Exploratory Study of Patient Attitudes towards Symptom Reporting in a Primary Care Setting Benefits for Medical Consultation and Syndromic Surveillance? 2011 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Serum level of under-carboxylated osteocalcin and bone mineral density in early menopausal Norwegian women 2011 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Standards for reporting randomized controlled trials in medical informatics: a systematic review of CONSORT adherence in RCTs on clinical decision support 2012 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Does long-term care use within primary health care reduce hospital use among older people in Norway? A national five-year population-based observational study 2011 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Understanding cancer patients' pathways of care 2010 FOREDRAG
Current concepts of patient centeredness in health service quality research 2010 FOREDRAG
Bone loss and the risk of non-vertebral fractures in women and men: the Tromsø study 2010 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
P07.13 Reference ranges for umbilical vein blood flow in the second half of pregnancy based on longitudinal data 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
P07.14 Reference ranges for serial measurements of umbilical artery Doppler indices in the second half of pregnancy 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Diabetes mellitus and the risk of non-vertebral fractures 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Is the risk of non-vertebral fracture associated with type I diabetes gender specific? 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Nasjonalt kvalitetsregister for ryggkirurgi, bakgrunn og fremdrift 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
A prospective study of sex steroids, sex hormone-binding globulin and non-vertebral fractures in women and men: the Tromso study 2007 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
In vivo and in vitro comparison of DXA scanners 2007 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Bone mineral density at the hip in Norwegian women and men. Prevalence of osteoporosis depends on chosen references. The Tromso Study 2009 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Lifestyle impact on lifetime bone loss in women and men. The Tromso Study 2009 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Self-reported diseases and the risk of non-vertebral fractures: the Tromsø study 2009 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Features of the metabolic syndrome and the risk of non-vertebral fractures: The Tromsø Study 2009 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Carotid Plaque Echogenicity and Risk of Nonvertebral Fractures in Women: A Longitudinal Population-Based Study (vol 79, pg 207, 2006) 2009 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Hormone replacement therapy: Knowledge, attitudes, self-reported use - and sales figures in Nordic women 2000 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Forearm bone mineral density by age in 7620 men and women. The Tromsø Study, a population-based study 2001 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Knowledge, attitudes, and selfreported use 2001 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Low bone mineral density is related to echogenic carotid artery plaques: a population-based study 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
A population-based study of the prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysms in relation to bone mineral density - The Tromso Study 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Endogenous Sex Hormones in Relation to Age, Sex, Lifestyle Factors, and Chronic Diseases in a General Population: The Tromsø Study 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Low bone mineral density is related to echogenic carotid artery plaques: A population-based study 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Reference ranges for umbilical vein blood flow in the second half of pregnancy based on longitudinal data 2005 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Higher bone mineral density in rural compared with urban dwellers 2004 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Doppler-derived umbilical artery absolute velocities and their relationship to fetoplacental volume blood flow: a longitudinal study 2005 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Reference ranges for serial measurements of blood velocity and pulsatility index at the intra-abdominal portion, and fetal and placental ends of the umbilical artery 2005 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Reference ranges for serial measurements of umbilical artery Doppler indices in the second half of pregnancy 2005 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Long-term mental distress, bone mineral density and non-vertebral fractures. The Tromso Study 2005 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Bone mineral density measures in longitudinal studies: The choice of phantom is crucial fo quality assesment. The Tromsø study, a population-based study 2005 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Diabetes mellitus and the risk of non-vertebral fractures: the Tromso study 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in women and men aged 25-44 years 2005 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Long-term mental distress, bone mineral density and non-vertebral fractures. The Tromsø Study 2005 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Self-reported diseases and the risk of non-vertebral fractures: the Tromsø study 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Features of the metabolic syndrome and the risk of non-vertebral fractures: The Tromso study 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Umbilical vein constriction at the umbilical ring: a longitudinal study 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in women and men aged 45-84 years: The tromso study, a population-based study 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Seasonal variation of estradiol, follicle stimulating hormone, and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in women and men 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Carotid plaque echogenicity and risk of nonvertebral fractures in women: A longitudinal population-based study 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Validation of the Cummings' risk score; how well does it identify women with high risk of hip fracture: The Tromsø Study 2006 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
A prospective study of sex steroids, sex hormone-binding globulin, and non-vertebral fractures in women and men: the Tromso Study 2007 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Circulating sex steroids, sex Hormone-binding globulin, and longitudinal changes in forearm bone mineral density in postmenopausal women and men: The tromso study 2007 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Differences in precision in bone mineral density measured by SXA and DXA: the NOREPOS study 2008 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Lifestyle Impact on Lifetime Bone Loss in Women and Men 2009 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Vitamin K2 supplementation does not infuence bone loss in early menopausal women: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial 2010 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Bone mineral density at the hip in Norwegian women and men-prevalence of osteoporosis depends on chosen references: the Tromso Study 2009 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Vitamin K2 supplementation does not influence bone loss in early menopausal women: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial 2009 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
In vivo and in vitro comparison of densitometers in the NOREPOS study 2008 TIDSSKRIFTPUBL
Er det forskjeller i forekomst av underarmsbrudd mellom by og land i Norge? Data fra CONOR 2003 FOREDRAG
The Tromsø Study: Mental distress and non-vertebral fractures. Oral presentation 2002 FOREDRAG
The Tromsø Study: Prevalence of osteporosis in a general population 2000 FOREDRAG
The Tromsø Study: Forearm bone mineral density by age and sex in a general population 2000 FOREDRAG
Bone mineral density in different regions of Norway. The NOREPOS Study 2002 FOREDRAG
Bone mineral density in different regions of Norway, The NOREPOS study 2002 FOREDRAG

Gro's project reports

Report no. Title Author(s)
2016 09 Forskningsprotokoll –VerDig Gro Berntsen, Gunn-Hilde Rotvold, Rune Pedersen, Johan Gustav Bellika, Kristian Malm-Nicolaisen, Strisland F, Reitan J, Røhne M, Fensli R, Normann T.

Gro's fact sheets

Fact sheet no Title Contact
2016 06 A Value-based, Digitally Supported, Person-centred Care System - National and International Trends Gro Berntsen