University of Gothenburg

Institute of Medicine

Scientific Advisor Gothenburg university

Centre for Person-centred Care (GPCC)  www.gpcc.gu.se


Deputy WG2

Research interests

Clinical research:

Long term illness

Evaluation of person-centred interventions

Treatment of chronic heart failure

Key Publications

Ekman I, Wolf A, Olsson L-O, Taft C, Dudas K, Schaufelberger M, Swedberg K Effects of person-centred care in patients with chronic heart failure – the PCC-HF study. European Heart Journal 2012 May;33(9):1112-9.

Ekman I, Swedberg K, Taft C, et al. for the University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC) www.gpcc.gu.se.  Person-Centred Care – Ready for Prime Time. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2011 Dec;10(4):248-51.

Fors A, Ekman I, Taft C, Björkelund C, Frid K, Larsson M, et al. Person-centred care after acute coronary syndrome, from hospital to primary care – a randomised controlled trial. Int J Cardiol. 2015 May 6;187:693-9.

Swedberg K, Komajda M, Bohm M, Borer JS, Ford I, Dubost-Brama A, Lerebours G, Tavazzi L. Ivabradine and outcomes in chronic heart failure (SHIFT): a randomised placebo-controlled study. Lancet. 2010;376(9744):875-85.

McMurray JJ, Packer M, Desai AS, Gong J, Lefkowitz MP, Rizkala AR, Rouleau JL, Shi VC, Solomon SD, Swedberg K, Zile MR, Investigators P-H, Committees. Angiotensin-neprilysin inhibition versus enalapril in heart failure. N Engl J Med. 2014;371(11):993-1004.

Key experience

Chief of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hosiptal/Östra, Gothenburg

Editor in Chief, European Journal of Heart Failure

Scientific advisor, GPCC,

Member of WE CARE