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Axel Wolf

Assistant Head of Department

Institute of Health and Care
Sciences
Visiting address
Arvid wallgrens backe hus 1 o 2
41346 Göteborg
Room number
2430
Postal address
Box 457
40530 Göteborg

About Axel Wolf

MBA, PhD

Deputy head prefect for digitalisation, innovation and utilisation.

Professor, Senior consultant Anesthesia/Intensive care (CRNA) & Affiliated researcher at the University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC).

I have a combined position as a senior lecturer at the Institute of Health and Care Sciences and as a senior consultant at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital; Department of intensive care and anesthesiology.I am also a full professor at the University in Olso (OsloMet)

Teaching:

I teach primarily at the advanced level at the university. My focus areas are person-centred care, shared economy/platform economy, value-based healthcare and eHealth.

Clinical background:

My experience is found in anaesthesia and intensive care with a special focus on bariatric surgery and opioid-free anaesthesia. I have a position at the department of intensive care and anesthesiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

Research:

My research taps on different aspects of person-centred care, such as exploring the organizational aspects of implementing PCC, innovations of PCC products/services as well as evaluation of complex interventions. A recent research area is sharing economies, value-based healthcare and strategic change management. My clinical research in Anesthesia is found within pain management and opioid-free anaesthesia. I am A affiliated researcher at the University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC). I lead the Gothenburg Care Lab (www.gothenburgpainlab.com) together with Associate professor/MD Paulin Andrell.

Implementation/Utilization:

I am the primary investigator for a recent innovation project funded by the Swedish agency for innovation (Vinnova), investigating the prerequisites for a shared economy in healthcare. I am the chair of the European committee in charge of developing a standard of patient involvement in healthcare.

I have been the operative project leader for several national projects for the development of several strategic platforms for implementation and research regarding PCC within the healthcare sector.