Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Continuous and integrated health care services in rural areas. A literature study

Ellen  Rygh

Ellen Rygh

qualifications: MD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, literature review, collected data, wrote the first draft, contributed to drafts

position: Senior medical advisor


I am a specialist in Public Health, currently engaged as a medical adviser at the Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine in Tromsoe, Norway. Special interests are interaction between the different actors and levels in health care services, and how telemedicine can be a tool for better access and continuity of care.

Per  Hjortdahl

Per Hjortdahl

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Professor


Professor of General Practice/Family Medicine, University of Oslo. Special interests research; healthcare worker-patient relationship, continuity of care, communication, telemedicine, upper airway infections. Special interests teaching; professionalism in medicine; quality improvement, knowledge based medicine, leadership in medicine. Clinical General Practice

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