Ongoing case to reduce sickness-absence

Botkyrka and Örnsköldsvik are part of a pilot study to develop a course of action to prevent sickness-absence and to ensure healthy work places.

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SHIC catalyses the transition from knowledge to practice and improves outcomes focus and the ability to measure social and health impact on a societal and individual level. As a cross-sectoral and multi-professional actor, SHIC meets a need for a long-term implementation support focusing on the public sector in Sweden.

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About SHIC

About Social & Health Impact Center

SHIC catalyses the transition from knowledge to practice. We improve outcomes focus and the ability to measure social and health impact on a societal and individual level. As a cross-sectoral and multi-professional actor, we meet the need for a long-term implementation support focusing on the public sector in Sweden. Growing expectations of welfare services, demographic and societal change, and increasing rates of knowledge production are straining the public sector in Sweden and in other high-income countries. Despite established and growing…

International cooperation

Social Outcomes Contracts (Social Impact Bonds, Development Impact Bonds, or Health Impact Bonds as called internationally) has received increased attention as a model to tackle societal and health related challenges in the Nordic countries. Although the design of the social outcomes contract have some common features in the different countries, the level of experience, target area and involved actors differ. Hence, knowledge exchange is a crucial part in the development and optimization of Social Outcomes Contract. In 2017 RISE, together…

What is a Social Outcomes Contract?

The main feature of a Social Outcomes Contract (SOC) is that improved social and health outcomes lead to a financial return for the involved parties and the saving of public finances. This is regulated through the social outcomes contract between the commissioner and the investor(s). The role of each party of the contract vary depending on context, and thus, the structure of the contract varies. However, the SOC has some permanent features: The commissioner makes a commitment to the investor…

What we do
Cases

Case: Botkyrka and Örnsköldsvik

During fall 2017, a pre-study was conducted in seven municipalities of Sweden. The purpose was to identify models for investing in preventive and early actions for better health and working environment for employees. The pre-study was conducted in collaboration with the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR), Lumell Associates, The European Investment Bank, Impact Invest Scandinavia and Kommuninvest. Seven analyses were conducted in total. In the analysis a particularly vulnerable group was identified, with a large number of…

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Our team

Tomas Bokström

Project manager

Email: tomas.bokstrom@ri.se
Phone: +46 10 516 56 07

Tomas Bokström is responsible for establishing SHIC and cases, as well as finding new R&D collaborations. Tomas supports the operative work with competence within analysis, intervention design, implementation and evaluation. Previously, Tomas has worked at Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) where he has developed models for social investments. Tomas is also a part of the intermediate for the first SIB in Sweden with Norrköping municipality and Leksell Social Ventures.

Anna Järneteg

Analyst

Email: anna.jarneteg@ri.se
Phone: +46 10 516 57 85

Anna Järneteg holds a MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and works with quantitative and qualitative analysis and implementation support.

Selma Kalkan

Analyst

Email: selma.kalkan@ri.se
Phone: +46 10 516 57 79

Selma Kalkan holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Health Science and a MSc in International Development and Management from Lund university. Selma works with quantitative and qualitative analysis and implementation support.

Rickard Bracken

Project manager

Email: rickard.bracken@ri.se
Phone: +46 10 516 50 57

Rickard Bracken supports the operative work with competence within intervention design, implementation, and evaluation. Previously, Rickard has worked at Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) where he has worked with different projects to prevent ill-health at work and to develop healthy workplaces.

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Johan Lidman

ANALYST

Email: johan.lidman@ri.se
Phone: +46 72 230 56 02

Johan Lidman holds a MSc in Econometrics from Stockholm University and works with quantitative analysis and implementation support.

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We are always interested in new collaborations.

Contakt Info

  Adress: Box 1263, SE-164 29 Kista, Sweden

  Telephone: +46 10 516 56 07

  Email: tomas.bokstrom@ri.se

Social & Health Impact Center

SHIC is an independent knowledge hub which provides capacity and competence to drive development. SHIC works both strategically and operationally. Learnings from other countries suggest that this type of actor is crucial. Examples are SITRA in Finland, Social Finance in UK, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing in Canada.