Thursday 19. May

08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:05 Opening – Fredrik A.S.R. Hanssen, Chairman of Board, Nordic Casemix Center
09:05 – 09:35 Welcome – The Minister of Health/Permanent Secretary
09:35 – 10:35 Funding and Cost Accounting, Principles and Practice
Jeff Hatcher, Senior Consultant with the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Canada.
Activity based funding – principles and development in Canada
10:35 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:00 DRG in Acute Care Services, Multi-trauma, Intensive Care, Emergency Unit
Hans Flaatten, professor, University of Bergen Norway
Intensive Care Services and the DRG system
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
Themes Funding and Cost Accounting, Principles and Practice DRG in Acute Care Services, Multi-trauma, Intensive Care, Emergency Unit
13:00 – 13:30 Petra Kokko FIN Is there linkage between cost per patient and state level funding in health care Dag Refvem NOR Developement of the casemix system for a better description of severity of illness and measures
13:35 – 14:05 Göran Atterfors SWE Strategies for the use of cost accounting Kristiina Kahur FIN Development of multitrauma grouping logic
14:10 – 14:40 Malle Avarsoo EST Evaluation of DRG prices: Calculation proceedures in Estonia Katarina Bjerg-Holm, DEN The process and result of implementing a new grouping logic for acute outpatient care
14:40 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 15:30 Jónas Thor Björnsson DEN Going from DRG-management to management by indicators – The first step  Max Köster SWE Adjusting for medical severity using NordDRG in analysis of death as an outcome
15:35 – 16:00 Jesper Iwersen and Poul Erik Hansen DEN Possibilities of working with expenses and price calculations in VAGS  Kristlaug H. Jónasdóttir ICE Costing of teaching and research at LUH
19:00 Conference Dinner: Viðey

Friday 20. May

09:00 – 10:00 Classification Systems for Outpatient Services, Development and Use
Kati Myllymäki, The Social and Health Care Joint Authority of South Savo, Finland
Management of the patient care path by integrating primary and secondary health care
10:00 – 10:20 Coffee break
10:20 – 11:20 Primary Classification Through the Wide Lens
Robert Jakob, M.D., World Health Organization, WHO, Geneva Switzerland
ICD-11 developments
Themes Classification Systems for Outpatient Services, Development and Use Primary Classification Through the Wide Lens
11:25 – 11:55 Mats Fernström SWE Development of casemix system in primary care Olafr Steinum  SWE Clinical coder exam in Sweden. A first try
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
Themes Classification Systems for Outpatient Services, Development and Use Primary Classification Through the Wide Lens
13:00 – 13:30 Stig Hagström & Irené Wester SWE The use and rules of primary-and secondary classifications for outpatients in Stockholm County Council Jens Lind Knudsen DEN How to make your DRG system embrace treatments shifting from hospitals to home. Coding, classification, and financing of home treatment and telemedicine.
13:35 – 14:05 Eva Wensaas NOR Development of a casemix system for outpatient mental health and interdisciplinary specialised substance abuse treatment Fredrik A.S.R. Hanssen NOR Technical development of a common nordic casemix grouper
14:05 – 14:25 Coffee break
14:25 – 14:55 Poul Erik Hansen  DEN Developments of a new combined system for outpatient and inpatient care in Denmark Sanna Kautto FIN RAFAELA® Nursing Intensity and Staffing System – A Tool for Optimal Resourcing
15:00 – 15:30 Eeva Ketola FIN Finnish design for primary health care  Gunhild Rognstad NOR  New initiatives for codes and classifications in Norway
15:35 – 15:50 Closure of Conference
Martti Virtanen CEO Nordic Casemix Center