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Archives - May 2014

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May

Integrated Care in Practice: Collaborative Practice in Integrated Care

Chaired by Hernan Montenegro, Health Systems Advisor, WHO, Geneva Switzerland This session, which took place at WCIC2 in Sydney, offered participants a chance to reorient themselves on a core issue in integrated care: collaboration. Many people working to implement integrated care can easily get caught up in the technical issues of developing or changing an existing …

19
May

Poster Presentations – ICIC14

20 poster presentations covering horizontal and vertical integration of care, with global and European applicability.  Some were people centred and bottom-up, with others focusing on systems and services and describing top-down approaches to integrated care. Many were work in progress so we will look forward to further presentations and results at future conferences.  The panel, …

19
May

Organisational Models and Care Pathways for Integrated Care

I attended the session on “Organisational models and care pathways” run by the colleagues from EIP AHA B3 Action Group. The first thing I found amazing and interesting to learn was that Scotland has now launched legislation on social and healthcare integration. It is now a Public Bodies (Joint Working Scotland) Act 2014, (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2014/9/pdfs/asp_20140009_en.pdf) and …

19
May

ICIC 2014 – First Conference Day

A great start to International Conference on Integrated Care 2014 On the first afternoon of this year’s International Conference on Integrated Care 2014 there was a session focussed on the service user or patient in the context of integrated care. The three presenters took the audience on a journey by first seeking to define person centred care …

19
May

ICIC 2014 Review: Patient Empowerment

Session P5-B – Empowering people through integrated care – patient empowerment The session offered delegates an opportunity to take part to an open discussion on patient empowerment and share their views and knowledge on the matter with the high level panellist representing stakeholders of all categories: Institutions, patient organizations, academia, health professionals and EC experts. …

19
May

ICIC 2014 Review: Collaborative Practice in Integrated Care

Integrated care in practice: collaborative practice in integrated care Chaired by Hernan Montenegro, Health Systems Advisor, WHO, Geneva Switzerland This session offered participants a chance to reorient themselves on a core issue in integrated care: collaboration. Many people working to implement integrated care can easily get caught up in the technical issues of developing or …

2
May

IFIC’s Inaugural Integrated Care Award presented to Pim Valentijn

The 14th International Conference on Integrated Care saw the launch of IFIC’s Integrated Care Award for outstanding contribution to the promotion of the science, knowledge or application of integrated care in policy and practice around the World. For 2014, the IFIC Committee decided to present the inaugural award to Pim Valentijn from the Jan van …