Bjørn Morten Hofmann

Adjunct Professor - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Health technology
  • Philosophy of medicine
  • (Bio)medical ethics
  • Ethics in health technology assessment
  • Philosophy of health sciences and technology

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Courses taught

  • Medical ethics
  • Philosophy of science
  • Philosophy of medicine and health care (basic concepts)
  • Hva er sykdom [Ethical and epistemological challenges with the concept of disease]

Background

  • Ph.D in philosophy of medicine
  • M.Sc. in biomedical engineering
  • Philosophy and history of ideas

Positions held

  • United Nations Scientific Committee for Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR), member of expert group Attribution of health effects to radiation exposure, 2009-2011.
  • Member of the National Board for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, 2010-14.
  • Member of the Council for The Norwegian University for Science and Technology’s strategic program for medical technology, Trondheim 2009-2013.
  • Member of working group on newborn screening by the Directorate of Health, 2008.
  • Member of the Directorate for Health and Social Affairs, reference group for biopolitical issues (Bioreferansegruppa), 01.07.2007-01.07.2010.
  • Member of working group in EUNETHTA (European Network for HTA Agencies) in the elaboration of a ”core model” for integrating ethics in health technology assessment, 2006.
  • Board member, Ethics program, University of Oslo, 2006-9.

Collaboration

  • EUNETHTA (European Network for HTA Agencies)
  • Working Group on Ethics i International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessments (INAHTA), 2005-

 

Publications

  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2021). Internal barriers to efficiency: Why disinvestments are so difficult. Identifying and addressing internal barriers to disinvestment of health technologies. Health Economics, Policy and Law.  ISSN 1744-1331.  s 1- 16 . doi: 10.1017/S1744133121000037

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  • Hofmann, Bjørn; Oftestad, Eivor Andersen & Magelssen, Morten (2021). Hva vil vi med fosterdiagnostikken? Fosterdiagnostikkens etikk. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.  ISBN 9788202693992.

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  • Hofmann, Bjørn (2021). Improper data use: a bias distorting research results. Show summary
  • Hofmann, Bjørn (2021). Polarized research.
  • Hofmann, Bjørn (2021). Predatory Publishing.
  • Hofmann, Bjørn (2021). Spin of research results.
  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten & Lysdahl, Kristin Bakke (2021). Types of diagnostic uncertainty – defining them and addressing them.
  • Lysdahl, Kristin Bakke & Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2021). Unfairness of imaging overutilization.
  • Magelssen, Morten; Oftestad, Eivor Andersen & Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2021). "Det frie valgets dilemma". Klassekampen.  ISSN 0805-3839.  s 20- 21
  • Oftestad, Eivor Andersen; Magelssen, Morten & Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2021). "Hvordan skal vi bruke fosterdiagnostikk til det beste for individer og samfunn?". Morgenbladet.  ISSN 0805-3847.  9, s 29

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