May 27, 2014

Team from Iceland on tour around Sahlgrenska

Sahlgrenska I.C. and Sahlgrenska University Hospital are dedicated to maintain and develop international collaborations within highly specialized medical care. Visits from abroad are highly encouraged and on May 23rd we were pleased to welcome a team from Iceland.

The day started off with a breakfast meeting with CEO Barbro Fridén, CFO Synnöve Hyllander and Strategist Hanna Axelsson at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Fridén shared her experiences on value based healthcare, change management and organizational models.The National University Hospital of Iceland, represented by the CEO, CFO and the Head of HR, and the Icelandic Health Insurance, represented by the Medical director, gained inspiration for their current work on these topics.

The day continued with a tour around the Transplant Institute. Director Per Lindnér and Nephrologist Marie Felldin  gave an overview of the Institute’s work over the years as well as an insight in future plans.

Later on, the Department of Plastic and Hand surgery presented the treatments offered and possible future collaborations between the two hospitals were discussed.

We look forward to staying in touch!

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