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Archives - June 2016

28
Jun

Anne Hendry

Senior Fellow

16
Jun

Congratulations to the Winners of the ICIC16 Integrated Care Awards

Congratulations to the winner of the IFIC Integrated Care Best Paper Award the PRINCEP program, a clinical program for specialized and integrated care of paediatric patients with complex chronic conditions. PRINCEP is structured in a multidisciplinary team that includes a paediatrician, nurse, social worker and psycho-spiritual specialist. PRINCEP allows better care coordination and savings in ...
16
Jun

The Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly adopt integrated health care

During the opening ceremony of ICIC16 Dr Margaret Chan set out the vision for strengthening health systems, achieving universal health coverage and making services more people-centred and integrated. At the same time in Genvea, during the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly, WHO Member States officially discussed the Framework on integrated people-centred health services and its draft ...
15
Jun

Integrated Care – The Time is Now

Almost 1200 people, from around the globe and with different perspectives, gathered together in Barcelona to participate at the 16th International Conference on Integrated Care organized by IFIC in cooperation with the Catalonian government.As in the past, many common challenges where discussed. This year however something new clearly emerged at the event: a stronger feeling of “action”.

15
Jun

The Movement for Change Accelerates

On the 23-25 May 2016, our 16th International Conference on Integrated Care in Barcelona attracted an unprecedented number of delegates – over 500 oral and poster presentations, some 1200 registered participants from nearly 50 countries, and a further 600 persons per day watching events via the live stream. The conference even trended on Twitter with #icic16 reaching a ‘tweet reach’ of some 1.25 million – a sizeable impression indeed.

15
Jun

Dr Randy Petzel and Dr Kathleen Frisbee, Veteran’s Health Administration (interview) – ICIC16

Der Petzel and Dr Frisbee describe the VHA’s mobile and digital strategy, what the strategy is trying to achieve, the technology and applications being employed, the challenges for implementation and what success will look like for patients at ICIC16 in Barcelona.

15
Jun

Opening Ceremony – Dr Margaret Chan, Director General, World Health Organization (WHO) – ICIC16

Dr Margaret Chandiscussed Supporting all countries to achieve Universal Health Coverage and implement people-centred, integrated health services

15
Jun

Dr Alonzo Plough, Robert Wood Johnstone Foundation (interview) – ICIC16

Dr Plough discussed the RWJF Framework for Action on improving population health and wellbeing and sets out the steps and types of leaders required to ensure that we have an integrated health and care system that is centred around improving people’s health and wellbeing and whole population health.

15
Jun

Don Redding, Policy Director at National Voices UK (interview) – ICIC16

Don Redding describes the narrative for person-centred, coordinated, integrated care as developed by National Voices which sets out what integrated care should look like for people, their families and communities at ICIC16 in Barcelona