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Lived Experience Knowledge Hub launched

By Niamh Daly Day / March 25, 2024
Lived Experience Knowledge Hub launched The ALLIANCE has just launched the Knowledge Hub - a new library of resources and guides to support organisations in delivering more meaningful engagement with lived experience. We want to ensure that people’s expertise and knowledge through their lived experience is valued, and that their voices are at the centre… Read More

Call from the Medical Research Journal for health experts from the Latin American and Caribbean region

By Niamh Daly Day / November 28, 2023
Call from the Medical Research Journal for health experts from the Latin American and Caribbean region From the Latin American Node for Integrated Care (IFIC LatAm), we share the call from the Medical Research Journal for health experts in the Latin American and Caribbean region to submit research articles on achieving universal health coverage, reducing… Read More

Putting human rights at the heart of planning and commissioning

By Niamh Daly Day / October 2, 2023

We are pleased to share our third report on Compassionate Inverclyde, a multi-award-winning social movement established as the first Compassionate Community in Scotland

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Compassionate Inverclyde launch report – Realising the Value of Kindness

By Miriam Galvin / September 12, 2023

We are pleased to share our third report on Compassionate Inverclyde, a multi-award-winning social movement established as the first Compassionate Community in Scotland

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Introduction to Greg Stewart – IFIC Australia Chair

By Miriam Galvin / August 22, 2023

IFIC Ireland, in partnership with the Health Service Executive Ireland, is collecting and mapping documented implementations of integrated health and care across the island of Ireland

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Value-based Healthcare

By Niamh Daly Day / August 16, 2023

IFIC Ireland, in partnership with the Health Service Executive Ireland, is collecting and mapping documented implementations of integrated health and care across the island of Ireland

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Integrated Care Initiatives Publication Opportunity

By Miriam Galvin / August 8, 2023

IFIC Ireland, in partnership with the Health Service Executive Ireland, is collecting and mapping documented implementations of integrated health and care across the island of Ireland

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The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) is delighted to be a partner in the EU Health Coalition and support the Coalition’s Manifesto for a Healthier Europe

By Niamh Daly Day / July 17, 2023
The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) is delighted to be a partner in the EU Health Coalition and support the Coalition’s Manifesto for a Healthier Europe The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) is delighted to be a partner in the EU Health Coalition and support the Coalition’s Manifesto for a Healthier Europe. This… Read More

Niamh Lennox-Chhugani presents to the UK House of Lords Integration of Primary and Community Care Committee

By Niamh Daly Day / July 6, 2023
Niamh Lennox-Chhugani presents to the UK House of Lords Integration of Primary and Community Care Committee Our Chief Executive, Dr Niamh Lennox-Chhugani, was honoured to be invited to give evidence to the UK House of Lords Integration of Primary and Community Care Committee on 26 June. You can see the evidence session full on Parliamentlive.tv.… Read More

Reducing vacancy rates in the social care sector requires funded research now

By Niamh Daly Day / May 29, 2023
Reducing vacancy rates in the social care sector requires funded research now As an academic who thinks that research can have a positive impact I am always seeking the core challenges worthy of research, and the money to do that research properly. At a recent conference on the future of Social Care in Scotland I… Read More

How far do you feel we have advanced in providing continuous and coordinated care?

By Miriam Galvin / May 11, 2023
How far do you feel we have advanced in providing continuous and coordinated care? This is the question that we are asking this year through our Annual IFIC Survey 2023, which has been running for a few weeks now. So, if you haven´t done it yet, please take part in the survey below and share… Read More

IFIC is delighted to announce the appointment of David John Harrison to the Board

By Miriam Galvin / March 2, 2023
David Harrison, Director and independent healthcare consultant has a public-sector management, economics and commercial background.  He is a qualified chartered accountant and MBA who has worked extensively in the public and private sectors. Since leaving the public sector in 2010, David has established a portfolio career, blending independent consultancy, interim senior management roles, non-executive directorships… Read More

Merative launches their new white paper ‘Shifting to people-centred care with co-ordinated health and social outcomes’

By Niamh Daly Day / November 21, 2022
Merative launches their new white paper 'Shifting to people-centred care with co-ordinated health and social outcomes' What is the best way to achieve outcomes for people with complex health and social needs? Merative think it’s a shift to people-centred care with co-ordinated health and social outcomes (CHSO). Read the new white paper outlining 6 key… Read More

UNICA4EU Press Release launched!

By Niamh Daly Day / November 18, 2022
UNICA4EU Press Release launched! The consortium of UNICA4EU: Towards a UNIque approach for artificial intelligence data-driven solutions to fight Childhood cAncer FOR Europe is delighted to announce the start of this joint initiative, selected and granted by the European Commission. Childhood Cancer represents the leading cause of death from disease for children and teenagers in… Read More

New Podcast: Niamh Lennox-Chhugani, IFIC CEO speaks with Tara French from NHS Scotland and Chaloner Chute from Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre, Scotland

By Niamh Daly Day / March 21, 2022

We are delighted to announce that we have just published a new podcast. In our most recent podcast, Niamh Lennox-Chhugani, IFIC CEO speaks with Tara French from NHS Scotland and Chaloner Chute from Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre, Scotland. It was very exciting to discuss digital solutions and so much more in the Scottish…

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Workforce Development in Integrated Care a Global Perspective Recruitment invitation

By Niamh Daly Day / February 3, 2022

Workforce Development in Integrated Care a Global Perspective Recruitment invitation Researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia are leading a research study on workforce development in integrated care. The overall aim of the project is to develop an international education framework for the health and social care workforce in integrated care. There are two phases…

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DigiCare4You

By Niamh Daly Day / December 6, 2021

DigiCare4You IFIC are pleased to be part of the multistakeholder Horizon2020-funded DigiCare4You project. The project consist of 16 consortium partners and will last for five years .In April 2021, the Digicare4You project held its kick-off meeting, officially launching the project. The 16 consortium members from Europe, the US and Australia gathered online for two days…

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CO-CREATING VALUE-BASED CARE: VALUECARE WORKSHOP IN THE EUROPEAN WEEK OF ACTIVE HEALTH AGEING

By Niamh Daly Day / October 26, 2021
CO-CREATING VALUE-BASED CARE: VALUECARE WORKSHOP IN THE EUROPEAN WEEK OF ACTIVE HEALTH AGEING Monday, 18th October During the first day of the European Week of Active and Healthy Ageing, some partners of the ValueCare team organised the workshop “co-creating value-based care” with the main purpose of raising awareness about the benefits of implementing co-design and… Read More
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Call for Associates at the International Foundation for Integrated Care

By Miriam Galvin / October 13, 2021

The Foundation has long relied on support from a small and hugely dedicated group of international experts in integrated care. Our Senior Associates support our education and research work as members of the Integrated Care Academy faculty and as subject matter experts for our Integrated Care Solutions projects

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IFIC publishes paper on Sláintecare to support the delivery of universal person-centred care in Ireland

By Miriam Galvin / October 6, 2021

The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) has today launched a paper in response to the recent resignations of the two most senior members of the team implementing the Sláintecare reform programme in Ireland and the restructuring of the Sláintecare Implementation Advisory Council.

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IFIC is seeking a Finance Manager

By Miriam Galvin / September 22, 2021

IFIC is seeking a Finance Manager that will work closely with the CEO to ensure we maintain robust financial controls, deliver on the current strategy and play a key role in supporting IFIC’s current efforts to diversify our income.

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New Care Models: How insurers can rise to the challenge of older and sicker societies

By Miriam Galvin / August 25, 2021

Health and social care systems globally are coming under more pressure to deliver high-quality and affordable care to increasingly ageing populations.

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FLASH DISCOUNT: Register for the EHMA 2021 Annual Conference

By Miriam Galvin / August 25, 2021

European Health Management Association (EHMA) is launching a Flash Discount for the EHMA 2021 Annual Conference starting from Monday 30 August.

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Share your views on RSV-associated burden and disruption to the healthcare system

By Miriam Galvin / August 17, 2021
European Health Management Association (EHMA) is currently working on the production of a White Paper providing evidence-based policy insights into the management and prevention of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection in Europe. EHMA is reaching out to healthcare providers in Europe to survey their views on the RSV-associated burden and disruption to the healthcare… Read More

TransForm Seeking Programme Manager

By Miriam Galvin / July 30, 2021
TransForm is looking for a Programme Manager for a one-year position (renewable), preferably based in Brussels. About TransForm TransForm: TransForm, the Transnational Forum on Integrated Community Care, is a collaborative partnership of foundations from across Europe and Canada who share the vision of integrated, community-based care. TransForm is hosted by NEF (the Network of European… Read More

CareMatrix announces Open Market Consultation: integrated care solutions for People with Multimorbidity (PMM)

By Miriam Galvin / July 30, 2021
Currently no existing solutions adequately meet the needs of People with Multimorbidity. CareMatrix is a European H2020 Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) project for integrated care solutions designed to challenge the health market to develop innovative technology for People with Multimorbidity (PMM).PMM are aging populations who have two or more chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and… Read More

COME ON BOARD! STEP INTO ROSIA’s OPEN MARKET CONSULTATION

By Miriam Galvin / July 30, 2021
ROSIA (which stands for Remote RehabilitatiOn Service for Isolated Areas), will deliver a comprehensive service to patients in need of rehabilitation, enabled by cutting-edge technology, new care pathways and community support. ROSIA is ready to purchase the design of a technology-enabled all-in-one service, flexible enough to adapt to a large variety of European health-care systems, and which will allow the full development… Read More

Reform for people – a joint vision for integrating care

By Miriam Galvin / July 15, 2021
Many of us will be watching closely as the NHS Bill begins its journey through Parliament and will be seeking to ensure that it meets the needs of the people we support. However, while the Bill represents an exciting opportunity, previous NHS reforms have taught us that legislation alone is not enough to improve people’s health and lives. For… Read More

More than 40 companies express interest in participating in the design of a telerehabilitation system for remote areas in Europe

By Miriam Galvin / July 12, 2021
Project ROSIA’s procurement will be channelled through a Pre-Commercial Instrument (PCP) and will invest € 9 million ROSIA will enable, from 12 July to 3 September, an online tool to help organisations find potential partnerships in meeting the tender Zaragoza, 7 July, 2021.- A total of 42 companies have expressed interest in participating in the… Read More

IFIC are looking for a Senior Researcher

By Miriam Galvin / July 8, 2021
IFIC is about to launch its new 5-year strategy as a movement for change committed to collaboration as a fundamental way of working. We are a small team that punches above its weight in influencing policy and practice in integrated care in Europe and increasingly elsewhere. We are looking for a senior researcher and evaluator… Read More

HSO introduces world’s first co-designed, evidence-based standard on integrated people-centred care

By Miriam Galvin / July 1, 2021
On behalf of Health Standards Organization (HSO) and our Integrated Health Technical Committee, I am pleased to introduce the world’s first co-designed, evidence-based standard on integrated people-centred care. The evidence is clear: risk of adverse events are highest during care transitions and people with multiple health and social care needs frequently fall between the cracks… Read More

INCAREHEART announces an Open Market Consultation: integrated care solutions for chronic heart failure

By Miriam Galvin / May 12, 2021
The INCAREHEART buyers’ group from five countries Sweden, Italy, Greece, Portugal, and Turkey, invites potentially interested bidders to participate in the open market consultation (OMC) events starting in June 2021 in preparation of an upcoming pre-commercial procurement. Chronic Heart Failure (CHF): a challenge for healthcare systems Heart failure is a complex condition, covering a whole… Read More

ICIC20 Virtual Wins IAPCO Client Award

By Miriam Galvin / April 21, 2021

The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) was recently nominated by our Conference Partners Abbey for the International Association of Professional Conference Organizers (IAPCO) Client Award which we won for our ICIC20 Virtual Conference.

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EHMA 2021 Call for Abstracts

By Miriam Galvin / April 21, 2021

EHMA is pleased to launch the EHMA 2021 Call for Abstracts and invites all interested stakeholders to submit their cutting-edge research on health management.

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Call for Proposals: Changemakers Forum for ICC

By Miriam Galvin / April 12, 2021
Join the Changemakers Forum for Integrated Community Care TransForm, the Transnational Forum on Integrated Community Care, seeks to identify and value socially innovative initiatives from across Europe and Canada that support the capacity of local communities to deal with public health issues and the care needs of people throughout their lifetime. By creating and supporting… Read More

44TH WORLD HOSPITAL CONGRESS CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

By Miriam Galvin / March 12, 2021
The World Hospital Congress of the International Hospital Federation (IHF) is a unique global forum that brings together leaders, executives and decision-makers  of hospitals, health services, and healthcare organizations to discuss key drivers of national and international policy, management, financial trends and solutions. Through this forum multidisciplinary exchange of knowledge, expertise and experiences are facilitated, together with dialogue… Read More

IFIC appoints new Chief Executive

By Miriam Galvin / March 4, 2021

The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Niamh Lennox-Chhugani as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 22 March 2021.

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ERPIC Mentorship Program Round II 2021

By Miriam Galvin / February 3, 2021
ERPIC Mentorship Program Round II 2021   Call for Mentees  We are launching the ERPIC Mentorship Program Round II in March 2021! In 2019-2020, we launched our inaugural ERPIC Mentorship Program where some of you were matched to senior researchers and professionals in the field of integrated care for 10 months of mentorship. Given the positive… Read More

IFIC is a consortium partner for 10 EU-funded projects in 2021

By Admin / January 4, 2021

Over each of the last 8 years, IFIC has been a consortium partner for many EU-funded project with most focusing on older people living with complex health and/ or social care needs. Many of our projects have examined how ICT can enable the delivery of care services and provide better outcomes and experiences for patients,…

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ERPIC to launch a Journal Club

By Admin / December 23, 2020

During 2020 ERPIC underwent some changes: the two founding members of the executive team, Mudi Kadu and Henriikka Laurola, resigned due to an overload of commitments. Their passion and purpose endure as we forge ahead in fortifying the ERPIC network. With this aim, we have created a Charter to formalize the aims, structure, and operations…

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