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Education

  • Occupational therapist at Oslo and Akershus University College (1998)
  • Master's degree in Health Sciences at the Department of Health and Society, University of Oslo (2016)
  • Doctoral degree (PhD) in Health Sciences at the Faculty of Health Sciences, OsloMet (2022)

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  • Postdoctoral researcher at the Unit for Health Services Research and Innovation, Diakonhjemmet Hospital

Field of interest

  • Interdisciplinary rehabilitation
  • Patient-specific goals and goal processes
  • Quality indicators
  • Quality and quality improvement in rehabilitation services
  • Standardized outcome measures in rehabilitation

Other

  • Head of the Norwegian Interdisciplinary Organization in Rheumatology (NIOR)

Email

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Telephone

visiting address

Diakonhjemmet hospital
Diakonveien 12
0370 Oslo

Postal address

Diakohjemmet hospital
PO Box 23 Vinderen
0319 Oslo

Projects

WP7 - Empowering the individual

BRIDGE

Continuity and quality in the rehabilitation of patients with diseases and ailments in the musculoskeletal system

Project Manager:
Ingvild Kjeken
WP3 - Pain mechanisms and management

Rehab Benefit

Specialized rehabilitation at private rehabilitation institutions

Project Manager:
Rikke Helene Moe
WP7 - Empowering the individual

RehabNytte - quality

Quality and yield in rehabilitation

Project Manager:
Ingvild Kjeken

Publications

Publications taken from the National Science Archive (NVA):

Does follow-up really matter? A convergent mixed methods study exploring follow-up across levels of care in rehabilitation of patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases

Gunnhild Berdal, Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Anita Dyb Linge, Ann Margret Aasvold, Kjetil Tennebø, Siv Grødal Eppeland


Disability and Rehabilitation

2024

Bridging gaps across levels of care in rehabilitation of patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases: Results from a stepped-wedge cluster randomized controlled trial

Gunnhild Berdal, Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Anita Dyb Linge, Ann Margret Aasvold, Kjetil Tennebø, Siv Grødal Eppeland


Clinical Rehabilitation

2023

Delivery of a quality improvement program in team-based rehabilitation for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases: a mixed methods study

Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Gunnhild Berdal, Gerd Jenny Aanerud, Maryam Azimi, Anne Merete Bjørnerud, Turid Nygaard Dager


Disability and Rehabilitation

2023

Associations between quality of health care and clinical outcomes in patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases: a rehabilitation cohort study

Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Gunnhild Berdal, Maryam Azimi, Ingvild Bø, Turid Nygaard Dager, Siv Grødal Eppeland


BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

2022

A quality indicator set for rehabilitation services for people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases demonstrates adequate responsiveness in a pre–post evaluation

Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Gunnhild Berdal, Maryam Azimi, Ingvild Bø, Turid Nygaard Dager, Siv Grødal Eppeland


BMC Health Services Research

2021

Structured goal planning and supportive telephone followup in rheumatology care: results from a pragmatic stepped-wedge cluster-randomized trial

Gunnhild Berdal, Ingvild Bø, Turid Nygaard Dager, Anne Dingsør, Siv Grødal Eppeland, Jon Hagfors


Arthritis care & research

2018

Aiming for a healthier life: a qualitative content analysis of rehabilitation goals in patients with rheumatic diseases

Gunnhild Berdal, Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Ingvild Bø, Turid Nygaard Dager, Anne Dingsør, Siv Grødal Eppeland


Disability and Rehabilitation

2018

Rehabilitation for patients with rheumatic diseases: Patient experiences of a structured goal planning and tailored follow-up programme

Turid Nygaard Dager, Ingvild Kjeken, Gunnhild Berdal, Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Ingvild Bø, Anne Dingsør


SAGE Open Medicine

2017

Exercises with telephone follow-up versus usual care in people with hand osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial

Nina Østerås, Kåre Birger Hagen, Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Margreth Grotle, Ingvild Kjeken


Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

2014

Limited effects of exercises in people with hand osteoarthritis: Results from a randomized controlled trial.

Nina Østerås, Kåre Birger Hagen, Margreth Grotle, Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Petter Mowinckel, Ingvild Kjeken


Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

2014

Evaluation of a structured goal planning and tailored follow-up program in rehabilitation for patients with rheumatic diseases: Protocol for a pragmatic, stepped-wedge cluster randomized trial

Ingvild Kjeken, Gunnhild Berdal, Ingvild Bø, Turid Nygaard Dager, Anne Dingsør, Jon Hagfors


BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

2014

Exercise program with telephone follow-up for people with hand osteoarthritis - Protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Nina Østerås, Kåre Birger Hagen, Margreth Grotle, Anne-Lene Sand-Svartrud, Petter Mowinckel, Eline Aas


BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

2014