Funding for this research was provided by:
Forskningsrådet om Hälsa, Arbetsliv och Välfärd (2014-4657)
Region Östergötland, Sweden
Received: 27 May 2020
Accepted: 31 August 2020
First Online: 14 September 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was performed as an evaluation of a quality improvement project in ordinary health care, which according to the Act in Swedish law concerning Ethical Review of Research involving Humans (SFS 2003:460) from the Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, is not subject for ethical approval. Written consent was deemed unnecessary according to the referenced national regulations. For the same reason, no administrative permissions were required to access and use the data/records described in the study. Agreement to take part in the structured interview, and responding to the survey, respectively, were considered consent to participate. The study included managers in health care, and registry data on group level, with no patients directly involved.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.