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Patients don’t realize that getting an MRI might mean an hour of automated phone system hell” for their physician, waiting to speak to an insurance customer service rep with an algorithm that determines whether or not the patient is eligible for the service – unrelated to the physician’s judgment or the particulars of the patient case.
The initiative’s combination of healthcare, housing, and human services fosters a sense of home, independence, and self-determination to help speed individuals’ reintegration into the community, promotes long-term health, and reduces overall healthcare costs.
The primary objective of the Research Programme on Better Health and Quality of Life (BEDREHELSE) is to promote research and research-based innovation of high quality and benefit to society that can help to improve public health, enhance quality of life and reduce social inequalities in health.