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ICIC17 – 17th International Conference on Integrated Care, Dublin

26
Nov

Conference News

***The conference is applying for Patients Included Charter status***

***The full conference programme has now been published***

*** All presenters must confirm their places on the programme by emailing events team and register their delegate place***

*** Full presenter briefing notes available below***

Download the Conference Guide

ICIC17 will offer a paperless mobile delegate information guide using an application called Guidebook. Guidebook is super easy to use and means you can have all of the conference information at your fingertips. You must download the guide to have the best experience of the conference. You can download the app directly here or on google play or the app store and search for guidebook. Once you have downloaded the app our guide is easy to find by searching ‘integrated care’ or ‘IC1C17’ .

NOTE Some organisations may block the use of mobile apps on work phones (eg HSE). In this case you can view the app as a web application (ie view the programme through the internet). Alternatively you can download the full programme as a pdf from the conference website.

For full instructions on how to download the Guidebook app and use it to its full utlity, watch the video below.

Building a platform for integrated care: delivering change that matters to people

The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with the Health Service Executive (HSE) presents the 17th International conference on Integrated Care “Building a platform for integrated care: delivering change that matters to people” to take place in Dublin, Ireland 08 to 10 May 2017. In association with 5th World Congress on Integrated Care (WCIC5).

The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care. They will share experience and the latest evidence about integrating Public Health, Health and Social Care and the New roles and Possibilities for Hospitals, producing Positive and Curative Integrated Mental and Physical Care, mobilising key enablers like policy making and Mobile and Digital Health Solutions, and investment in an Integrated Care Workforce, clinical leadership and coproduction with individuals, careers, communities and populations.

Implementation Room - How to design and implement integrated care

           

The Implementation Room

 

How to design and implement integrated care: Lessons from early adopters in Europe

The European Commission’s Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) carries out a series of activities to widely disseminate the results of the 2nd and 3rd EU Health Programme at the EU, national and regional, as well as, local levels.
In collaboration with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE), CHAFEA is organising seminars on Integrated Care Implementation, or the so-called “Implementation Rooms”, within Theme 5 Implementing integrated care

EU Health Programme – Project presentations Satellite event will take place on Monday 8, May.

The objective of the satellite event is to disseminate the knowledge acquired through projects co-funded under the EU Health Programmes in the areas of integrated care, chronic diseases and healthy ageing. Bringing together project coordinators, experts, policy-makers, stakeholders and other interested parties, the workshop further aims to demonstrate how the projects’ results and experience can support efforts of EU MS to address the challenges related to an ageing society.

Themes

Theme 1. Promoting the health and welfare of people, families and communities

  • Engaging and empowering people and communities
  • Improving population health and supporting families to live well
  • Bridging the gap between mental and physical health services
  • Managing the integrated delivery of better public health services and working with community assets to improve health outcomes
  • Integrated early childhood development: working with schools and children’s services and integrating care across the whole life course
  • Understanding the social determinants of health
  • Tackling inequalities and improving access to health and care services for minorities and hard-to-reach groups

Theme 2. Timely transitions: optimizing patient flow across care settings

  • Reducing length of hospital stay
  • Tackling delayed transfers of care, handoffs, sequences and early discharge
  • Risk stratification and tools for reducing unnecessary readmissions
  • Optimising patient flow in hospital settings and during emergencies; overcoming blockages in acute services
  • Hospital-to-Home services
  • Patient flow and improving care pathways across care settings and multiple organisations
  • Intermediary care
  • Managing complexity
  • Whole system patient flow
  • Defining roles and responsibilities

Theme 3. Preventing and managing chronic disease: engaging and empowering people

  •  Supporting self-care and improving health literacy
  • Care planning; Care/Case Management
  • Telehealth/Telecare Support
  • Access to Healthcare Records
  • Enhancing primary care and community services
  • Managing ambulatory care sensitive conditions
  • Multi-morbidities, Cancer and HIV
  • Survivorship
  • Congenital conditions and transitions from paediatrics to adult services
  • Medications management/polypharmacy
  • The role of community pharmacy, integration with other providers and integration with the multi-disciplinary team

Theme 4. Ageing health and wellbeing

  • Geriatric conditions
  • Age-friendly environments
  • Resilience/coping in old age
  • Supporting Carers
  • Active Ageing
  • Involving communities
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Older people’s care in the home environment
  • Extra-care housing
  • Supporting families to care for older adults
  • Integrated care in residential and nursing homes
  • Promoting dignity, preventing elder abuse and reducing social isolation
  • Palliative and end-of-life care

Theme 5. Implementing integrated care

  •  Leading and managing change
  •  Building blocks of integrated care
  •  Co-design and co-production
  •  Financing integrated care
  •  Toolkits and guides for promoting and delivering integrated care
  •  Measurements, indicators and evaluation tools
  •  Policy-making
  •  Developing the business case

Keynote Speakers

Bev Johnson
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Institute for Patient and Family Centred Care (IPFCC

Beverley H. Johnson serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute’s Board. She has over 25 years of experience in organizational development and management. She has worked as a health professional providing direct care in hospitals, managing a hospital unit, and teaching.

She has served as a trustee of a hospital, national health care organization, and a school board. In these trustee roles, she has chaired and served on strategic planning committees and had fiduciary responsibility for nonprofit organizations. She has provided technical assistance and consultation to over 250 hospitals across the United States and Canada. She has published widely on patient- and family-centered issues and strategies.

Bev is the recipient of the 2011 Dorland Health People Award for leadership in the area of patient- and family-centered care, the 2008 Stanley Graven Award for outstanding contribution to the National Perinatal Association, the 2007 Stan and Mavis Graven Award for Leadership in promoting optimal environments and developmental care for high risk infants and their families, the 2007 Changemaker Award by the Board for the Center for Health Care Design, the 1992 Lloyd Bentsen Award for leadership for family-centered care, and the 1990 Humanitarian Award from Pediatric Nursing.

Dr Áine Carroll
National Director for Clinical Strategy and Programmes
Health Service Executive (HSE)

Dr Áine Carroll is Ireland Health Service Executive’s National Director for Clinical Strategy and Programmes since November 2012, a division encompassing the National Clinical Programmes, Integrated Care Programmes and The Office of the Nursing & Midwifery Services (ONMSD).

The National Clinical Programmes were established to improve and standardise patient care throughout the health services by bringing together clinical disciplines to develop and share innovative healthcare solutions in individual specialty delivery. Dr Carroll is currently building on the successes of the Clinical Programmes through the development of Integrated Care Programmes for older persons, chronic disease, children and patient flow, to promote coordinated care and team work across services and specialties, ensuring that care is provided effectively and seamlessly to patients as they move through the system.

Prior to her appointment as National Director, Dr. Carroll was the Clinical Lead of the Rehabilitation Medicine Programme. She is a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor at University College Dublin School of Medicine, past Chair of the Medical Board of the National Rehabilitation Hospital and past President of the Irish Association of Rehabilitation Medicine. Her works on a wide variety of topics are widely published, with presentations at national and international conferences.

Nuria Toro
Technical Officer on Health Care Services,
World Health Organization (WHO) Geneva

Nuria Toro is a Technical Officer on Health Care Services at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, where she is coordinating the WHO Framework on integrated people-centred health services.

She holds an Economics and Business Administration degree from the University of Deusto (Spain), Master in Business Analysis from Lancaster University (UK) and a Diploma in Health Management from Deusto Business School (Spain). At the beginning of her career she worked as a consultant for KPMG Consulting, developing projects in the field of strategy and management for both private and public sector. In 2004 she joined the Basque Institute of Healthcare Innovation, where she has been working as a senior researcher for ten years.

She was involved in the design and implementation of the “Strategy for tackling the Challenge of Chronicity in the Basque Country”, released in 2010. She also became engaged in the design, development and evaluation of the “Integrated Care Plan in the Basque Country”, which underpins the transformation approach towards a more integrated, quality and efficient Basque healthcare system. Her areas of expertise are health services organization, management and evaluation, integrated care and chronic disease management.

Dr Nick Goodwin
CEO
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Nick was the co-Founder of IFIC in October 2011 and became its first Chief Executive Officer in March 2013. Nick is also the Editor-in-Chief of IFIC’s open-access and impact rated scientific periodical the International Journal of Integrated Care.

Nick holds a range of research, educational and consultation roles worldwide. These international commitments include several European R&D projects such as the EU FP7 Project INTEGRATE, the Horizon 2020 project SUSTAIN and the ICT-PSP projects SMARTCARE, BEYOND SILOS, and CAREWELL. Nick is an active member of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing B3 Action Group on Integrated Care.

Nick has also been working with the World Health Organisation to support the development of its Global Strategy on People-Centred Integrated Health Services and is on the Expert Advisory Team to WHO Regional Office for Europe’s Framework for Action Towards Coordinated/Integrated Health Services Delivery (CIHSD) leading work related to change management and adoption of integrated care in policy and practice.

Over the past year, Nick has also worked as an international consultant to the Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore; the Pan American Health Organisation, Washington; the WHO’s Western Pacific Regional Office; and to NHS England’s Better Care Fund Support Programme.

In previous roles, Nick worked as a Senior Fellow at the King’s Fund (2007-2013) leading key work on integrated health and social care as well as a two-year Inquiry into the quality of care in English general practice. Nick has also worked as a Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2003-2007) where he directed MSc and DrPH courses and worked as a lead academic for the National Institute for Health Research commissioning key studies into the service delivery and organisation of health care.

In January 2016, Nick received the Avedis Donabedian International Award for his contribution to Healthcare Excellence and Integrated Health and Social Care. 

Dr Chad Boult
Professor,
John Hopkins University

Chad Boult, MD, MPH, MBA, is a medical director, a healthcare consultant, a teacher, a researcher and a physician board-certified in Family Medicine and Geriatrics.

Dr. Boult has extensive experience in developing, testing, evaluating, and diffusing new models of comprehensive health care for persons with chronic conditions. He has published two books and more than 85 articles in biomedical scientific journals. From 2001-2012, he was a Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Bloomberg School of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, where he also held joint appointments on the faculties of the Schools of Medicine and Nursing. From 2000-2005, he edited the “Models and Systems of Geriatric Care” section of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, and he has reviewed manuscripts for 20 scientific journals and served as a grant reviewer on study sections of the NIA, AHRQ and other funding organizations.

During 2009-2011, Dr. Boult served as a “Health and Aging Policy Fellow” and a Senior Advisor for Geriatrics and Long-Term Care at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). From 2012-2013, he directed the “Improving Healthcare Systems” program of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). He is now the medical director for geriatrics, palliative care and house calls for a large healthcare system. He has provided healthcare consultative services in the U.S. and internationally for the past twenty years.

Peter Lachman
Chief Executive Officer
ISQUA

Peter Lachman M.D. MPH. M.B.B.Ch., FRCPCH, FCP (SA), FRCPI assumed the position of ISQua Chief Executive Officer on 1st May 2016. He has great experience as a clinician and leader in quality improvement and patient safety.

Dr Lachman was a Health Foundation Quality Improvement Fellow at IHI in 2005-2006, and developed the quality improvement programme at Great Ormond Street Hospital where he was the Deputy Medical Director with the lead for Patient Safety. Prior to joining ISQua, Peter was also a Consultant Paediatrician at the Royal Free Hospital in London specialising in the challenge of long term conditions for children.

Dr Lachman has been the National Clinical Lead for SAFE, a Heath Foundation funded RCPCH programme which aims to improve situation awareness in clinical teams. In Ireland he is Lead International Faculty at the RCPI in Dublin, where he co-directs the Leadership and Quality programme to develop clinical leaders in quality improvement. He is co-founder and Chairperson of PIPSQC, the Paediatric International Patient Safety and Quality Community.

Dr Catherine Darker,
Adelaide Assistant Professor in Health Services Research
School of Medicine
Trinity College Dublin

Dr Catherine Darker is the Adelaide Assistant Professor of Health Services Research in the Department of Public Health & Primary Care, Trinity College Dublin. Her research interests include health inequalities, developing models of integration between primary and secondary care; and evaluating a number of national disease registers, especially with regard to the major causes of death and disability.

She is a Health Psychologist by background training and is a member of the Council for Healthy Ireland.

Partners

Principal Conference Partners

 

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Knowledge Partners

 

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Presenter Briefings

Here you will find speaker and poster presenter guidelines to support you with your participation.

Please note the following deadlines:
• Confirm the title and presenter details ASAP
• Register presenter place before Friday, 10 March (if you cannot make this deadline please notify us so that we do not remove you from the programme)
• Send your photo and short biography before Friday, 17 March
• Make suggested amendments to your abstract for publication in IJIC before Friday, 17 March

Timings:
• Oral Paper: 20 Minutes (15 presentation, 5 questions)
• Oral Poster Presenters: 5 Minutes (no question time)*
• Workshops: 90 Minutes
• Display Posters: No presentation time, posters on display only

Printing:
If you wish to get your poster printed and delivered to the venue you can do so by uploading your poster and paying the fee here at CLEAR Print. All posters can be collected at the registration desk. Please note all posters must be uploaded before Monday,1 May.

*Oral Poster presenters must also display a poster

For all enquiries and submissions relating to speaker and poster presentations please contact us at ICIC17@integratedcarefoundation.org

Registration

IFIC Discounted Rate
€665
Non Member Discounted Rate
€830
Irish Delegate Rate
€675
Low and Middle Income Countries
€250
IFIC Normal Rate
€825
Non Member Normal Rate
€955
IFIC Student Rate
€310
Non Member Student Rate
€370

Accommodation

Please use the registration portal to also book your accommodation. Click on button for hotel location and prices.

Please note Talbot Stillorgan hotel will provide a shuttle service to and from the conference venue.

Logistics

Venues

The Conference will take place at:
University College Dublin (UCD)
Stillorgan Rd,
Belfield,
Dublin 4

Welcome Drinks will take place on Monday, 8 May at:
Trinity College
College Green,
Dublin 2

Gala Dinner will take place on Tuesday, 9 May at:
The Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Military Road,
Dublin 8,
Ireland

Printing for Posters

If you wish to get your poster printed and delivered to the venue you can do so by uploading your poster and paying the fee here at CLEAR Print. All posters can be collected at the registration desk. Please note all posters must be uploaded before Monday,1 May.

Coaching / Parking / Access:

Parking
Parking is first come first served in most cases, visitor areas are paid by hour with a cap at €3.00 per day. Visitor areas are highlighted with V on each parking space. Blue areas are strictly reserved for Sports & Fitness, this is highlighted in each area and should be avoided. Please find attached a copy of the campus map.

Bus services to UCD:
From Connolly Train Station: 27x, 32x
From Heuston Train Station: 145,67x,66x,51x,25x

Aircoach operates a service from Dublin Airport to Leopardstown/ Sandyford/ Stillorgan which passes UCD.
Waterford Bus also operates a service from Dublin Airport, which goes to Wexford town via UCD.

Other bus routes to UCD:
All Direct Routes to UCD Belfield
1 Santry (Shanard Rd.) Towards Sandymount (St. John’s Church)
17 Rialto to Blackrock
25x From UCD Belfield To Lucan
27x From UCD Belfield To Clare Hall
32x From Malahide To UCD Belfield
39a From UCD Belfield Towards Ongar
41x From UCD Belfield Towards Knocksedan
47 From Poolbeg St. To Belarmine
51x From Dunawley To UCD Belfield
66x From UCD Belfield To Maynooth
67x From UCD Belfield To Celbridge (Salesian College)
77x From Citywest To UCD Belfield
84x From Hawkins St. Towards Newcastle / Kilcoole
142 From Portmarnock Towards UCD Belfield

Dart Services:
The closest Dart stations to UCD are Sydney Parade and Booterstown. A subsidised shuttle service runs from Sydney Parade to UCD from 8 – 10 am and 4 -6pm during term time.

Organizing Committee

Fiona Lyne
Director of Communications
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

In 2014, Fiona joined the International Foundation for Integrated Care as Director of Communications. Fiona is responsible for developing the overall brand, marketing and communication strategy for the Foundation including membership development. She leads on various projects including Project INTEGRATE, the Annual International Integrated Care Conference Series and the World Congresses.

Fiona has worked in public policy communications since 2003. She began her career as a community stakeholder engagement manager at Fingal County Council in North Dublin supporting the local Community and Voluntary Forum to have an impact on local decision-making bodies. She went on to hold various project co-ordination and communication roles in both the public and private sector including periods with NHS North West London and the Royal Society of Arts. In 2010 she joined the King’s Fund, an internationally renowned healthcare policy think tank, as Head of Events and in subsequent years was responsible for moving the Fund into a leading position in the healthcare conference market.

Fiona has a BA in Politics and Economics from the University of Limerick, an MA in Community Development and Stakeholder Engagement from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a Diploma in Management from the Dublin Business School.

Dr Nick Goodwin
CEO
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Nick was the co-Founder of IFIC in October 2011 and became its first Chief Executive Officer in March 2013. Nick is also the Editor-in-Chief of IFIC’s open-access and impact rated scientific periodical the International Journal of Integrated Care.

Nick holds a range of research, educational and consultation roles worldwide. These international commitments include several European R&D projects such as the EU FP7 Project INTEGRATE, the Horizon 2020 project SUSTAIN and the ICT-PSP projects SMARTCARE, BEYOND SILOS, and CAREWELL. Nick is an active member of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing B3 Action Group on Integrated Care.

Nick has also been working with the World Health Organisation to support the development of its Global Strategy on People-Centred Integrated Health Services and is on the Expert Advisory Team to WHO Regional Office for Europe’s Framework for Action Towards Coordinated/Integrated Health Services Delivery (CIHSD) leading work related to change management and adoption of integrated care in policy and practice.

Over the past year, Nick has also worked as an international consultant to the Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore; the Pan American Health Organisation, Washington; the WHO’s Western Pacific Regional Office; and to NHS England’s Better Care Fund Support Programme.

In previous roles, Nick worked as a Senior Fellow at the King’s Fund (2007-2013) leading key work on integrated health and social care as well as a two-year Inquiry into the quality of care in English general practice. Nick has also worked as a Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2003-2007) where he directed MSc and DrPH courses and worked as a lead academic for the National Institute for Health Research commissioning key studies into the service delivery and organisation of health care.

In January 2016, Nick received the Avedis Donabedian International Award for his contribution to Healthcare Excellence and Integrated Health and Social Care. 

Dr Áine Carroll
National Director for Clinical Strategy and Programmes
Health Service Executive (HSE)

Dr Áine Carroll is Ireland Health Service Executive’s National Director for Clinical Strategy and Programmes since November 2012, a division encompassing the National Clinical Programmes, Integrated Care Programmes and The Office of the Nursing & Midwifery Services (ONMSD).

The National Clinical Programmes were established to improve and standardise patient care throughout the health services by bringing together clinical disciplines to develop and share innovative healthcare solutions in individual specialty delivery. Dr Carroll is currently building on the successes of the Clinical Programmes through the development of Integrated Care Programmes for older persons, chronic disease, children and patient flow, to promote coordinated care and team work across services and specialties, ensuring that care is provided effectively and seamlessly to patients as they move through the system.

Prior to her appointment as National Director, Dr. Carroll was the Clinical Lead of the Rehabilitation Medicine Programme. She is a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor at University College Dublin School of Medicine, past Chair of the Medical Board of the National Rehabilitation Hospital and past President of the Irish Association of Rehabilitation Medicine. Her works on a wide variety of topics are widely published, with presentations at national and international conferences.

Patricia McColgan
Conference & Events Director
Abbey Conference & Events

With the Abbey Group since 1982, Patricia has overall responsibility for Abbey Conference & Events. She has overseen the management of all our major international conferences for the past 28 years.

Patricia’s role will be to provide strategic advice and direction during the initial planning stages and in an ongoing way for the life of the Conference.Patricia is currently Chairperson of AIPCO – the Association of Irish Professional Conference Organisers.

Lisa GillLisa Gill
Project Manager
Abbey Conference & Events

A highly experienced project manager, Lisa has many years’ experience working in the conference and events industry, particularly in the area of medical conferences. She has been a member of the Abbey team since April 2016 and has a strong passion for the conference industry.

Lisa has extensive experience in all aspects of conference management from delegate services to financial management, exhibition management and project management. She has successfully led and managed numerous national and international healthcare events. Her ability to secure repeat events is testament to her delivery. Her goal is always to deliver an event through the eyes of her clients and to make it the best that it can be.

Greg Carew
Business Development Manager
Abbey Conference & Events

Greg is an established business professional with widespread exposure to all aspects of business management and development. He has extensive expertise in the execution of sales and marketing strategies and has excellent management skills.

Greg has worked in the industry for a number of years and has been involved in the creation, development and management of some of Ireland’s leading healthcare conferences and events including the long established National Health Summit and in recent years the National eHealth Summit.

Miriam Curran
Events and Marketing Assistant
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Miriam joined the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) as Events and Marketing Assistant in January 2015. Miriam is responsible for supporting marketing and logistical arrangements for all IFIC learning activities, including International Conferences, World Congresses and Study Tours.

Miriam has a broad range of experience in administration and marketing, including managing her own business. She has recently returned from four years working in Australia. Miriam has a Diploma in Beauty Therapy from Cork College of Commerce where she graduated in 2007.

Pascale Claes
General Manager for Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division,
Health Services Executive (HSE)

Pascale’s career has spanned various managerial roles in both the private and the public sector. In the private sector for almost 20 years, she worked for Irish manufacturing companies and an IT multinational, then moved to the Health sector working with a group of 20 Voluntary Hospitals and subsequently joining the HSE.

Her wealth of expertise and experience include such as strategy planning and implementation, service planning, programme management and organisational change, acquired though various roles in General and Financial Management, Customer Service, Materials Management and Procurement. In her current role, she is supporting Dr. Áine Carroll, HSE National Director – CSPD, with a focus on Patient-centred co-ordinated care via the National Clinical Programmes and Integrated Care Programmes.

Scientific Committee

Professor Anne Hendry
Clinical Lead for Integrated Care
Senior Fellow, International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Anne, a geriatrician, stroke physician and clinical lead for Integrated Care, has extensive experience of transforming health and social care for older people and adults with long term conditions across Scotland.

As a Senior Fellow with the International Foundation for Integrated Care, Anne now promotes the adoption and spread of innovation and good practice on population based, people centred and integrated care and facilitates special interest groups on Intermediate care, complexity, and palliative care.

Other work includes leadership development and knowledge exchange initiatives that link Scotland with other systems, participation in the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, and in Horizon 2020 funded research projects on chronic care and integrated care. Anne will lead the models of care Work Package in a new European Joint Action on Frailty.

She is honorary professor at the University of the West of Scotland, holds honorary appointments with the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh’s Global Health Academy, and is a Board member of the ALLIANCE Academy.

Dr Viktoria Stein
Senior Fellow in Integrated Care
Head of Education and Training
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Dr. Viktoria Stein joined the International Foundation for Integrated Care in September 2015 as Senior Fellow in Integrated Care and Head of the Integrated Care Academy©. As such, she is responsible for the development of IFIC’s Education and Training programme, which provides a range of courses and tools to support knowledge transfer, skills development and technical know-how. Among the portfolio is the International Summer School on Integrated Care, webinar series and content provision for Master’s programmes around the world. The courses are relevant for students, researches and professionals alike and are adapted to the needs of partners, such as universities or local health boards, on demand.

Viktoria holds a PhD in health economics and in her work focuses on health systems and their organization, specifically how to design contextualized integrated models of care and how to manage the change process towards such models. She previously worked with the WHO Regional Office for Europe coordinating the development of the Framework for Action on Coordinated/Integrated Health Services Delivery, and supporting WHO Member States in reforming their health systems to better address the challenges of providing services for ageing populations and people with multi-morbidities. Prior to joining WHO, she was a research assistant at the Medical University of Vienna, working on the development of Austrian national priorities regarding integrated care and a national integrated care programme for dementia patients and their caregivers, among other things. In 2009, she was the Scientific Programme Coordinator and Organiser of the 9th International Conference on Integrated Care in Vienna. Throughout her career, Viktoria had a strong interest and focus on education and training, teaching students and professionals around the world, as well as developing her own course programmes.

Viktoria was a founding member of the Board of IFIC and is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Integrated Care. Moreover, she is the founding president of the Young Researchers in Health Network (YRIHN), which will be further developed under the auspices of IFIC.

Fiona Lyne
Director of Communications
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

In 2014, Fiona joined the International Foundation for Integrated Care as Director of Communications. Fiona is responsible for developing the overall brand, marketing and communication strategy for the Foundation including membership development. She leads on various projects including Project INTEGRATE, the Annual International Integrated Care Conference Series and the World Congresses.

Fiona has worked in public policy communications since 2003. She began her career as a community stakeholder engagement manager at Fingal County Council in North Dublin supporting the local Community and Voluntary Forum to have an impact on local decision-making bodies. She went on to hold various project co-ordination and communication roles in both the public and private sector including periods with NHS North West London and the Royal Society of Arts. In 2010 she joined the King’s Fund, an internationally renowned healthcare policy think tank, as Head of Events and in subsequent years was responsible for moving the Fund into a leading position in the healthcare conference market.

Fiona has a BA in Politics and Economics from the University of Limerick, an MA in Community Development and Stakeholder Engagement from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a Diploma in Management from the Dublin Business School.

Dr Nick Goodwin
CEO
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Nick was the co-Founder of IFIC in October 2011 and became its first Chief Executive Officer in March 2013. Nick is also the Editor-in-Chief of IFIC’s open-access and impact rated scientific periodical the International Journal of Integrated Care.

Nick holds a range of research, educational and consultation roles worldwide. These international commitments include several European R&D projects such as the EU FP7 Project INTEGRATE, the Horizon 2020 project SUSTAIN and the ICT-PSP projects SMARTCARE, BEYOND SILOS, and CAREWELL. Nick is an active member of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing B3 Action Group on Integrated Care.

Nick has also been working with the World Health Organisation to support the development of its Global Strategy on People-Centred Integrated Health Services and is on the Expert Advisory Team to WHO Regional Office for Europe’s Framework for Action Towards Coordinated/Integrated Health Services Delivery (CIHSD) leading work related to change management and adoption of integrated care in policy and practice.

Over the past year, Nick has also worked as an international consultant to the Agency for Integrated Care, Singapore; the Pan American Health Organisation, Washington; the WHO’s Western Pacific Regional Office; and to NHS England’s Better Care Fund Support Programme.

In previous roles, Nick worked as a Senior Fellow at the King’s Fund (2007-2013) leading key work on integrated health and social care as well as a two-year Inquiry into the quality of care in English general practice. Nick has also worked as a Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2003-2007) where he directed MSc and DrPH courses and worked as a lead academic for the National Institute for Health Research commissioning key studies into the service delivery and organisation of health care.

In January 2016, Nick received the Avedis Donabedian International Award for his contribution to Healthcare Excellence and Integrated Health and Social Care. 

Dr. Tamar Chitashvili
Senior Quality Improvement Advisor,
MNCH/FP and NCD Technical Unit lead
USAID ASSIST Project,
University Research Co. LLC,

Dr. Tamar Chitashvili is a medical doctor and public health professional with 13 years of experience in developing, implementing and evaluating the programs/policies targeting: a) high quality health care; b) structural, functional and institutional development of sustainable health systems and b) population health.

As a head of health policy department of the Georgia MoH, she has made important contributions in development of the Georgia health sector reform over the last decade. As Chief of Party of University Research Co. LLC (URC), Dr. Chitashvili has been leading USAID funded Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) project in Georgia aiming to improve quality of integrated prevention and treatment services for high burden NCDs and respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in the country during 2011-2014.

Currently she is based at the URC headquarters, the US and is leading MNCH/FP and NCD technical portfolio within Global USAID ASSIST project.

Robin Miller
Senior Fellow and Director of Consultancy,
Health Services Management Centre,
University of Birmingham

Robin is a Senior Fellow and Director of Consultancy at HSMC, the social care lead within the Chronic Disease Theme of the West Midlands Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research & Care, and a Fellow of the School for Social Care Research.

His research interests build on his practical experiences in the field, and centre on commissioning and management of integrated services, the role and impact of the Third Sector, and personalisation. He leads on a variety of knowledge exchange projects with health and social care organisations, with a particular focus on evaluating and learning from change initiatives. Robin is Co-Editor of the Journal of Integrated Care and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Integrated Care. He convenes MSc modules at HSMC and is a cohort director on the national NHS Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Leadership Programme.

Outside of his University role, Robin is a non-executive director on the Board of Trident Social Investment Group and the chair of the board of trustees of Trident Reach.

Dr Áine Carroll
National Director for Clinical Strategy and Programmes
Health Service Executive (HSE)

Dr Áine Carroll is Ireland Health Service Executive’s National Director for Clinical Strategy and Programmes since November 2012, a division encompassing the National Clinical Programmes, Integrated Care Programmes and The Office of the Nursing & Midwifery Services (ONMSD).

The National Clinical Programmes were established to improve and standardise patient care throughout the health services by bringing together clinical disciplines to develop and share innovative healthcare solutions in individual specialty delivery. Dr Carroll is currently building on the successes of the Clinical Programmes through the development of Integrated Care Programmes for older persons, chronic disease, children and patient flow, to promote coordinated care and team work across services and specialties, ensuring that care is provided effectively and seamlessly to patients as they move through the system.

Prior to her appointment as National Director, Dr. Carroll was the Clinical Lead of the Rehabilitation Medicine Programme. She is a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor at University College Dublin School of Medicine, past Chair of the Medical Board of the National Rehabilitation Hospital and past President of the Irish Association of Rehabilitation Medicine. Her works on a wide variety of topics are widely published, with presentations at national and international conferences.

Dr. Albert Alonso
Vice-Chair and Secretary
International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)

Albert Alonso is a senior researcher at the Innovation Directorate, Hospital Clinic Barcelona. Albert holds a PhD in Medicine and a post graduate degree on Management and Organisation of Information Systems.

He has been a main contributor to the development integrated care services at Hospital Clinic and the area served by the hospital. At present, he is involved in Project Integrate that benchmarks existing approaches to integrated care models in Europe.

Albert is vice-chair and secretary of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) and member and active participant in the action group B3 on Integrated Care (EIP-AHA).

Dr. Orlaith O Reilly
National Clinical Advisor and Programme Lead, Health & Wellbeing,
HSE – South (SE)

Dr. Orlaith O Reilly graduated from University College Cork in 1982 and did her MPH in University College Dublin in 1985.

She undertook general professional training in medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics and psychiatry, prior to undertaking higher specialist training in Public Health Medicine, under the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. Her special interests have included policy and service development in cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic disease management and health information.

She was the Director of Public Health in the South Eastern region of Ireland between 1995 and 2014 and was appointed as the National Clinical Advisor and Programme Group Lead, Health and Wellbeing/Clinical Strategy and Programmes 2014. She is the Clinical Lead for the Integrated Care Programme for Chronic Disease.

Mandy Andrew,
ihub Network Development Lead,
Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Mandy has experience as an innovator and change and improvement agent in health and social care across public, private and voluntary sectors. Leading the development of system wide networks to support connectivity and knowledge exchange including the Improvement Network for Integrated Care and Support underpinned by a network strategy
The Improvement network is a national network that coalesce health, social care, housing, third sector and independent sector. A key activity is developing and providing a network infrastructure to lead and support relationship development, network leadership, connections, and knowledge exchange.

Mandy previously worked as a leadership consultant with NHS Education for Scotland establishing the national Leading Quality Network for leadership and quality Improvement and developed the national mentoring initiative. Her experience as a nurse across acute, primary care and community gave the foundations for her quality improvement, leadership and network development skills to support transformational and systems wide change with a person centred focus.
Mandy is proud to have worked with patients and carers in the development of the Tayside Heart & Stroke Information Point website. Her national improvement work covers the Long Term Conditions Collaborative, National Managed Clinical Networks and Multiple Morbidity Acton Plan.

Mandy is a (founding cohort) member of the Q Initiative, a UK-wide initiative led by the Health Foundation and supported and co-funded by NHS Improvement.

E: mandy.andrew1@nhs.net
E: mandy.andrew1@gmail.com
M: +44 7977 091548
T: @mandynetwork

Walter P. Wodchis,
Associate Professor,
University of Toronto

Dr. Wodchis is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, and Scientist at both the Institute for Clinical Sciences and Toronto Rehabilitation Research Institute.

His main research interests are health economics and financing, and health care policy evaluation.

He leads a number of research programs focused on care for complex populations across multiple health care sectors.

Andrew Terris
Managing Director,
Dotjoiner

Andrew has held a number of national and strategic roles in in the areas of health process, information and measurement.

He led the national primary care quality and information programme for New Zealand (including its conversion to a national not-for-profit company). Andrew was the programme manager for the New Zealand national integrated health measurement framework (now called System Level Measures).

He has worked across mental health, primary care, community and secondary care settings mainly in change programmes to introduce better integration, information systems and process.

Prior to his 15 years in health, he has worked in a number of industries and countries and has a background in consulting, process improvement and programme leadership.

He has experience in creating start-ups (consulting and software), CEO and Board level experience in both large and small organisations.
He now resides in Europe and works across the UK and EU countries.

Dr Apostolos Tsiachristas,
Senior Researcher,
Health Economics Research Centre,
Nuffield Department of Population Health,
University of Oxford

Apostolos is a senior researcher at the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC), University of Oxford. His main research interests are related to the economic evaluation and financing of integrated care.

In collaboration with several medical departments across the UK, his current work focuses on the economic evaluation of integrated care models in various disease areas (Oxford CLAHRC), process changes in breast cancer screening (CO-OPS trial) and in cervical cancer screening (STRATEGIC trial), and hospital-at-home in geriatric care (CGA trial). He is also involved in SELFIE, a H2020 project about the payment and economic evaluation of integrated care models for people with multi-morbidity in Europe. Apostolos’ methodological work focuses on reducing confounding in observational studies and the application of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) in evaluating complex health interventions. Prior to his current positon, Apostolos worked as researcher at the Institute for Medical Technology Assessment (iMTA), Erasmus University Rotterdam. At iMTA, he investigated adequate financial incentives that facilitate integration of care and their impact on health spending.

He was also involved in the economic evaluation of 22 Dutch disease management programs (ZonMw-Disease management project), a cluster randomised control trial about the cost-effectiveness of a COPD disease management program (RECODE trial), and a FP7 European project about the cost-effectiveness of new professionals and new professional roles in integrated care (MUNROS project). Apostolos also worked as consultant at APE bv, a public economics consultancy located in The Hague.

The last six years, Apostolos has been teaching health economics in undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional courses in Oxford and Rotterdam. His work is published in numerous international scientific journals and presented in prestigious conferences in his field. Apostolos acts as a reviewer in several scientific journals and leads the health economics special interest group of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).

John Crawford
Healthcare Industry Leader, Europe
IBM Industry Academy Member

John is a member of IBM’s global Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry team, with a specific focus on the European market. He is also a member of the IBM Industry Academy, and the IBM Faculty Academy.

He advises and contributes to a number of European and Global healthcare IT industry associations, including COCIR, Continua. He is the lead IBM contributor for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Aging (Action Area B3 – Integrated Care), and is one of several IBM executive sponsors of EIT Health, a European alliance for healthy living and active ageing.

John is President, since January 2016, of the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL), a multi-stakeholder membership organisation dedicated to the promotion of eHealth and new models of care. He is also a Board Member of HIMSS for the period April 2016 to June 2018.

He is often invited to provide expert commentary about developments in eHealth, Big Data and Analytics, and has spoken at many conferences and events over the past 10 years. These include HIMSS conferences in Europe and the USA, the European Health Forum Gastein, EU eHealth Week, the HIMSS CIO Summit, the European Telemedicine Conference, the European Society of Cardiology Congress, and the NHS Confederation Conference. In 2012 he contributed to the World Economic Forum report on Sustainable Healthcare Systems. He also edited the chapter on ‘Open Innovation in eHealth’ for the InnovaHealth report published by the Cyprus Presidency in 2012.

With over 35 years experience in the IT Industry, he is a strong advocate for the transformation of healthcare using information technology, and he regularly briefs press and analysts on IBM’s Healthcare Business, eHealth and Digital Health.

Mario del Rio Cámara
Senior Researcher,
Basque Foundation for Health Innovation and Research (BIOEF)

Mario del Rio Cámara is a Senior Researcher in The Basque Foundation for Health Innovation and Research (BIOEF). He graduated from Nursing in 2008 and from Anthropology in 2011. He holds a Masters in International Relations and Development at the University of the Basque Country and an Executive Course at the LSE in International Finance.

He is currently finishing his second MA in Public Health from Sheffield University. He has field experience as a nurse and anthropologist in several countries such as Belgium, the Philippines, U.K. and Spain. His previous job before joinging BIOEF was with Brussels based NGO EPHA, the European Public Health Alliance. Since he joined BIOEF in 2014 has been working together with the Basque Health Service in Strategic Projects related with integration policies and nursing.

His research interests concern advance nursing roles, Integrated Care Organisations and the implementation of Evaluation Tools for Integration (IEMAC and IEXPAC).

Prof. Michael Rigby
Emeritus Professor,
School of Social Science and Public Policy,
Keele University, UK

Prof. Michael Rigby is Emeritus Professor in the School of Social Science and Public Policy at Keele University, UK.

He is also Visiting Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College London, and Adjunct Professor at Dublin City University. His career has spanned managerial posts in service development and an academic career in health management research and teaching.

His particular interests are information, evaluation, quality and e-health. Though semi-retired, he is active in European research, and is also an expert advisor to the European Commission and a range of other bodies. He lives in Ireland.

Derick Mitchell
Chief Executive,
the Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science and Industry (IPPOSI)

Derick Mitchell, PhD. is the Chief Executive of IPPOSI – – the Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science and Industry. Derick has over ten years experience of working in patient engagement, scientific communications, multi-stakeholder management and advocacy at both the national and European level. From 2011-2015, Derick was Communications Manager of the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND).

Derick leads IPPOSI’s participation in EUPATI – a unique initiative to develop an EU-wide Patient Training Academy. He is also a board member of the Health Informatics Society of Ireland, the eHealth Ireland committee, the Medical and Life Sciences Committee of the Royal Irish Academy as well as the oversight group on implementation of the National Rare Disease Plan for Ireland.

Derick graduated with a BSc. (Hons) in Biotechnology from NUI Galway (2000) followed by a PhD in Molecular Medicine from University College Dublin (2004). Outside of IPPOSI, Derick spends his free time attempting to influence his two toddler daughters.

Dr Ana María Miquel Gómez
General practician in Madrid Health Service
Professor and Researcher in the Innovation and Health Management Area of the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid.

Dr Ana Maria Miquel Gomez graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Autonomous University of Madrid where she specialized in Family and Community Medicine. Then went on to do a full Doctorate by the University of Madrid and Graduated with a Master’s in Management from IESE Business School: Healthcare Management Program.

Currently, she works as a General Practician in a Health Center in Madrid, and she is Professor and Researcher in The Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid, in the Innovation and health Management Chair. She also cooperates with different organizations an and international projects related to chronicity and integrated care (ICARE4EU, JA-CHRODIS, the Spanish Ministry of health social services and equality). Nowadays, she is also collaborating with Berkeley University in a project of the John Wood Foundation

Till December 2015 She was the Coordinator of the strategy for patients and chronic diseases in the community of Madrid an also, Deputy Manager of Planning and Quality of Primary Care Management of the Madrid Health Service.

Prior to this Dr Miquel Gomez was Deputy Director for Management and Monitoring of Objectives in Primary Care DG Madrid, Medical Director of Primary Care Area 8 of Madrid and Medical Director of SUMMA 112 in Madrid.

She has been Professor of several Masters of Public Health Care, Quality and Management at the Autonomous University of Madrid, University Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid and University Complutense de Madrid. She is the main author of 17 scientific publications and between 150 communications, conferences and seminars in different Meetings and Congress, receiving 6 awards.

She is expert in Quality management, Strategic Planning, Projects Development, and Evaluation.

Juan Carlos Contel
PIAISS The Catalan Government

Juan Carlos Contel is currently developing his professional activities within the Chronic Prevention and Care Programme at the Department of Health – Generalitat de Catalunya.

He has a major role in the newly launched “Integrated Health and Social Care Plan” fostering the interplay between Integrated Care and Social Care as one of the main priorities of the Department of the Catalan Government. Juan Carlos Contel graduated in Nursing at the University of Barcelona (UB).

He is an associate Teacher in the Nursing School at the UB. Juan Carlos has a Master’s in Public Management for ESADE Business School and a postgraduate diploma in Health Management for ESADE. He is editor of the books “Homecare organization and practice” and “Management in primary care”. He is author of several articles related with the homecare and care of chronic patient.

He is very interested in the Home Care, Chronic Care and Integrated Care area, developing and implementing projects related to these issues.

Ri De Ridder
Director-General,
National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance,
Brussels

Henri De Ridder is Director-General of the Health Insurance Department at the National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance, Brussels, Belgium since 17/10/2005. He graduated from the University of Ghent as a doctor in the medicine, surgery and obstetrics in 1976. He was general practitioner in a primary health center from 1976 till 2000. He was counselor and deputy director in the cabinet of Ministers of Health and of Social Affairs from 1997 till 2005. He has large experience in public health policy, public administration, primary health care, social equity and equal access, chronic care, health insurance.

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Date:
08-10 May 2017

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Dublin

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Ireland

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