Department of Accounting & Business Law

Healthcare Productivity Group

We are a dynamic research group focusing on top publications in management accounting, health economics and medical journals.
Research Department of Finance

We focus on reporting format design and the facilitation of dialogue to enhance healthcare productivity. Our projects work in close collaboration with top healthcare institutions. Among others, we closely collaborate with Helsinki University Hospital and Metro Health Medical Center.

Team

We pride ourselves with strong team work and the international nature of our team:

Research

Current working papers:

  • Costing in healthcare: a realist synthesis literature review, Sjöblom, N,. Derichs, D.  -working paper

  • A taxonomy to hospital cost accounting, Derichs, D., Malmi, T., Sjöblom, N. -working paper

  • The interplay of cost system structure and management control systems, Derichs, D., Malmi, T., Sjöblom, N. - working paper

  • DRG based healthcare productivity management – A realist synthesis, Derichs, D., paper presented at the Performance Management Association Conference (2016) and the Finnish National Doctoral Tutorial (2016) - working paper

  • The effects of relative performance information (RPI) reporting format design and strategic dialogue on hospital productivity – A field experiment, Derichs, D., Malmi, T., Schnieder, C., paper presented at the Workshop and PhD Seminar in Management Accounting and Control (2015) and Oberseminar Controlling (2016), the Nordic Accounting Conference (2016) - working paper

  • Altering clinical practice patterns through benchmarking to increase productivity, Derichs, D., Sivak, E., Malmi, T., paper submitted to conferences - working paper

  • Graphically illustrating patterns in resource consumption establish dialogue and change clinical practice patterns in pneumonia care, Derichs, D., Sivak, E., Hörhammer, I., Malmi, T. - working paper

Latest publications

Department of Accounting, Healthcare Productivity Group
Publishing year: 2019
Energy Efficiency and Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hydrometallurgy and Corrosion, Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering, Healthcare Productivity Group, Department of Accounting, Department of Economics, Department of Film, Television and Scenography, Department of Computer Science, Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence, Probabilistic Machine Learning, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Professorship Kaski S., Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference, COIN, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering, Department of Built Environment, Marine Technology
Publishing year: 2019
Department of Accounting, Healthcare Productivity Group
Publishing year: 2019 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
Aalto University, Department of Accounting, Healthcare Productivity Group
Publishing year: 2017 Scandinavian Journal of Management
Department of Accounting, Healthcare Productivity Group
Publishing year: 2016 ACCOUNTING ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY
Department of Accounting, Healthcare Productivity Group
Publishing year: 2016 Management Accounting Research
Department of Accounting, Healthcare Productivity Group
Publishing year: 2015 Management Accounting Research
Department of Architecture, Healthcare Productivity Group
Publishing year: 2015
Department of Architecture, Healthcare Productivity Group
Publishing year: 2015
More information on our research in the Research database.
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