The Research Group on Health Services is a research group of IMIM-Hospital del Mar Research Institute affiliated to Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) led by Dr. Jordi Alonso. The group focuses on the measurement of perceived health and on the application of this indicator as an outcome of health services use and of the need for healthcare, particularly mental health disorders and cancer.
The main research lines are:
- Measurement methodology of perceived health outcomes and Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL)
- Estimation of the burden of diseases.
- Evaluation of health services efficiency and effectiveness