IFIC Australia

IFIC Australia Webinar – ‘Epic Fails’ in Integrated Care – Learning from our Failures

By Niamh Daly Day / May 22, 2024

22/05/2024 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm –

There are many ways in which we get things wrong when integrating care: A lack of shared values or vision, The local context hasn’t been considered, People and communities are not at the centre of health and care services, The capacity of local communities may have been neglected, The workforce is not sustainable, Governance models are not in place, or there is an absence of leadership, There’s an inability for data and information to be collected, stored, and shared, Financial systems are fragmented or No one has considered what success will look like or how it will be measured.

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IFIC Australia Webinar – Unveiling the Power of Evidence-Based Reviews in Integrated Care: A Practical Case Study Approach

By Miriam Galvin / March 27, 2024

27/03/2024 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am –

In today’s dynamic healthcare landscape, adeptly synthesising evidence is crucial for informed decision-making and impactful service design. Join IFIC Australia for an online seminar exploring the nuances of evidence-based reviews in integrated care.

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IFIC Australia – Building on the Momentum of 2023

By Miriam Galvin / January 18, 2024

The twin challenges of last summer’s bushfires, swiftly followed by the COVID-19 pandemic, have exposed critical bottlenecks and vulnerabilities in the Australian health system

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A Revival Year for IFIC Australia

By Niamh Daly Day / December 21, 2023

The twin challenges of last summer’s bushfires, swiftly followed by the COVID-19 pandemic, have exposed critical bottlenecks and vulnerabilities in the Australian health system

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IFIC Australia Webinar – Improving the lives of people living with dementia

By Miriam Galvin / October 31, 2023

31/10/2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm –

It is predicted that the number of Australians with dementia will more than double by 2058 to 849,300 people (AIHW, 2023). Life expectancy for people diagnosed with dementia varies widely, ranging from years to decades.

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IFIC Australia Webinar – Digital health solutions that support and engage older people and their carers

By Niamh Daly Day / September 11, 2023

11/09/2023 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm –

Digital health has a central role to play in tackling Australia’s many healthcare challenges, especially to support the health and wellbeing of older people and their carers. Technologies including telehealth, electronic health records, wearable devices, mobile health applications and digital therapeutics are increasingly being embedded in the health and aged care system.

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How to Get Published in Integrated Care Webinar

By Miriam Galvin / September 18, 2023

18/09/2023 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm –

The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), in partnership with the Integrated Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC), and the International Foundation for Integrated Care Australia (IFIC Australia), announces a new live, no-cost, webinar offering, How to Get Published in Integrated Care, taking place on Monday, 18 September.

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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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APCIC3 Event

APIC3 – 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care – Sydney, Australia

By Admin / November 13, 2023

13/11/2023 – 15/11/2023 @ All Day –

The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with IFIC Australia and the International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC) and supported by University of Sydney, Central Coast Research Institute (CCRI), University of Newcastle, Central Coast Local Health District, Sydney Local Health District, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, Children’s Health Queensland, Health Consumers NSW, Central and Eastern Sydney PHN present the 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care (APIC3) “Building healthcare system sustainability and resilience” which will take place at the Wesley Conference Centre in Sydney from 13-15 November 2023.

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World Mental Health Day 2022 – Please, No More Mental Health Service Silos!

By Niamh Daly Day / October 10, 2022
World Mental Health Day 2022 – Please, No More Mental Health Service Silos! David Burke, Senior Staff Specialist and Clinical Lead in Older People’s Mental Health at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney and Associate Professor, Discipline of Psychiatry, the University of Notre Dame There is no health without mental health (WHO, 2005); so, mental health for… Read More

Integrated Health and Social Care Partnerships during COVID-19: our local experiences

By Niamh Daly Day / October 18, 2022

18/10/2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm –

In this webinar, panellists will discuss the health and social care partnerships they established in response to COVID-19. They will present their local experiences and how they supported priority communities in a dynamic and challenging environment.

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IFIC Australia Webinar Series 2021

By Miriam Galvin / March 17, 2021

17/03/2021 – 20/03/2021 @ All Day –

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IFIC Australia Case Studies

By Admin / February 24, 2021
Case Studies “The Joint Approach” Project – Tweed Specialised Osteoarthritis Screening Clinic (SOS Clinic) Development of an organisation-level Integrated Care Strategy by a Queensland hospital and health service GP Liaison Program Navigate your Health Our Children and Communities Matter (OCCM) Our Children and Communities Matter (OCCM) Project ECHO® Read More

IFIC Australia Team

By Admin / February 24, 2021
Meet the team Chair Facilitator Greg Stewart Independent Chair IFIC Australia Partnership Committee Fiona Lyne Director of Communications International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) Communications Miriam Galvin Senior Communications Manager International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) Read More

IFIC Australia Newsletters

By Admin / February 24, 2021
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IFIC Australia Activities

By Admin / February 24, 2021
Future activities There are no events Past activities Access the materials and resources from past activities: IFIC Australia Webinar - ‘Epic Fails’ in Integrated Care – Learning from our Failures 22/05/2024     4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Webinars ificaustralia, upcoming There are many ways in which we get things wrong when integrating care: A lack of… Read More

IFIC Australia News

By Admin / February 24, 2021
News and Blogs IFIC Australia – Building on the Momentum of 2023January 18, 2024A Revival Year for IFIC AustraliaDecember 21, 2023Introduction to Greg Stewart – IFIC Australia ChairAugust 22, 2023The Waterloo Health and Wellbeing Peer Education ProgramJanuary 12, 2023Workforce Development in Integrated Care a Global Perspective Recruitment invitationFebruary 3, 2022Value-based care: why it matters so… Read More

IFIC Australia HOME

By Admin / February 24, 2021
Welcome to IFIC Australia Welcome to IFIC Australia IFIC Australia seeks to develop an independent and inclusive network to inspire, influence, facilitate and adopt integrated care in policy and practice across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Founded in 2015, it provides a platform to develop and exchange ideas and promote activities in the Region in keeping… Read More

IFIC Australia Autumn School 2021

By Admin / March 22, 2021

22/03/2021 – 25/03/2021 @ All Day –

Designing and Implementing Integrated Care – An Accelerated Learning Course for Leaders in Integrated Care Programs in AustraliaCentre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, New South Wales

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IFIC Australia 2020 Year in Review

By Admin / December 23, 2020

The year 2020 will be forever defined by COVID-19 and its global impact. In Australia – through a mixture of good fortune, a favourable geography, and aggressive policy – the impact has thankfully been orders of magnitude less than most other countries in the world. In terms of the health and care system a long-term…

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