Applied research in healthcare and communication

Applied research in healthcare and communication

Knowledge supporting and improving healthcare and patient’s health, requires research grounded in concrete questions from healthcare practices. Emphasis is on patient and person centered care and lifelong learning and sustainability. Interpersonal communication is imperative for quality care and patient outcome.

Examples of research areas are:

  • Child and adolescent health and participation in healthcare
  • Self-care and health promotion initiatives
  • Patient safety and high quality healthcare
  • Good quality care for older persons
  • Life-long Learning in health and caring
  • Human rights in healthcare
  • Person centred communication
  • Assessments and priorities
  • Co-creation and empowerment


Ongoing research projects

Concluded research projects

Researchers/University employees

External researchers