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    WCIC4 – 4th World Congress on Integrated Care, Wellington, New Zealand

    The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC), in partnership with General Practice New Zealand (GPNZ) and Healthcare Quality and Safety Commission (HCQSC) , presents the 4rd World Congress on Integrated Care “Investing in our Future: Improving the Health of People and Communities” to take place in Wellington,New Zealand 23 to 25 November

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    Patient is partner, not consumer

    The 1960s saw the emergence of cooperation in healthcare; a development that started with the GP. Teams were established. A second wave of cooperation emerged in the 1980s. This second wave concerned care for people with chronic conditions. Primary care and secondary care started to cooperate: shared care was born. The first ten conferences of the International Foundation of Integrated Care (1999-2009) focused on cooperation in primary care, elderly care and chronic care and continued to do so in the years after. However, integrated care also expanded to mental healthcare, palliative care, emergency care and birth care. Currently, global efforts are made to expand integrated care to a great number of new patient groups and to study aspects of it.

IFIC – Leading the global movement for integrated care

The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) is a not for profit network that brings people together to advance the science, knowledge and adoption of integrated care policy and practice.


IJIC – The International Journal of Integrated Care

Our online, open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal publishes original articles in the field of integrated care on a continuous basis. It gained an impact rating of 1.261 for the year 2013.

ICA – Integrated Care Academy©

A range of accessible, high quality, evidence-based and practice-orientated learning programmes and educational activities.


“Integrated care is the key to improving care to people with long-term conditions”

Nick Goodwin, CEO, IFIC

Upcoming IFIC Conferences

Date/Time Event
23/11/2016 - 25/11/2016
WCIC4 – 4th World Congress on Integrated Care, Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
08/05/2017 - 10/05/2017
ICIC17 - 17th International Conference on Integrated Care, Dublin
University College Dublin, Ireland
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Other Conferences

Date/Time Event
International symposium
HFMA Healthcare Costing for Value Institute, London
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16/10/2016 - 19/10/2016
ISQua's 33rd International Conference
Tokyo, Japan
Toyko Banner 2016 Revised 3.081015 (1024x256)
The journey to person-centred Integrated Care- new ways of working
Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Ireland
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31/10/2016 - 03/11/2016
IHF Durban 40th World Hospital Congress 2016
Durban, South Africa South Africa
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09/11/2016 - 12/11/2016
Austria Center Vienna, Austria
15/11/2016 - 16/11/2016
European Telemedicine Conference (ETC) 2016
Oslo, Norway
Brussels, Belgium