Self-monitoring induced savings on type 2 diabetes patients’ travel and healthcare costs. Aapeli Leminen, Markku Tykkyläinen, Tiina Laatikainen. International Journal of Medical Informatics, Volume 115, 2018.

Outcomes of Secondary Prevention among Coronary Heart Disease Patients in a High-Risk Region in Finland. Teppo Repo, Markku Tykkyläinen, Juha Mustonen, Tuomas T. Rissanen, Matti Ketonen, Maija Toivakka, Tiina Laatikainen. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018.

Care outcomes and alcohol-related treatment utilisation profiles of patients with alcohol-use disorder: A prospective cohort study using electronic health records. Rautiainen, E., Ryynänen, O.P. & Laatikainen, T. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 1–15. Online first 5 Sep 2018.

Alcohol-related social and health service use patterns as predictors of death and remission in patients with AUD. Elina Rautiainen, Olli-Pekka Ryynänen, Eeva Reissell, Jussi Kauhanen, Tiina Laatikainen. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. Online 31st October 2018.

The usefulness of small-area-based socioeconomic characteristics in assessing the treatment outcomes of type 2 diabetes patients: a register-based mixed-effect study. Toivakka Maija, Pihlapuro Aki, Tykkyläinen Markku, Mehtätalo Lauri, Laatikainen Tiina. BMC Public Health 2018.

Akter Nazu Nazma, Lindström Jaana, Rautiainen Päivi, Tirkkonen, Hilkka, Wikström Katja, Repo Teppo, Laatikainen. Maintenance of good glycaemic control is challenging – A cohort study of type 2 diabetes patient in North Karelia Finland. Int J Clin Pract. 2019 Jan 21:e13313.

Hynninen Yrjänä, Linna Miika, Vilkkumaa Eeva (2019). Value of genetic testing in the prevention of coronary heart disease events. PLoS ONE 14(1):e0210010.


Geospatial Health as Interdisciplinary Research for Health Care Reform and Planning. Markku Tykkyläinen, Mikko Pyykönen, Sami Sieranoja, Pasi Fränti, Tiina Laatikainen. AAG 2019

Efficient allocation of health care service delivery using geospatial analysis and optimization at a regional level. Markku Tykkyläinen, Maija Toivakka, Aapeli Leminen, Teppo Repo, Tiina Laatikainen. AAG 2018.

Integration of health and social care – predicting the quality, costs and consequences 17.4.2018. Kick-off seminar of the STN IMPRO -project.

Christmas seminar on geoinformation and health services 19.12.2018

Hörhammer, Iiris, Linna, Miika ja Oksman, E. (2018). 8-Year Follow-up of a Health Coaching Intervention Effects on Health and Social Care Service Use, Cost of Care and Clinical Endpoints. World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health, Dubai.