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12
Jun

10 trends about the future of integrated care

‘The hospital of tomorrow is a network,’ said Jeroen Tas at the International Conference of Integrated Care (ICIC). Tas is head of innovation and digital innovation at Philips. Together with Mirella Minkman, Director of Innovation and Research at Vilans, he explored the future.

12
Jun

Join IFIC’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs) community

IFIC’s community of Special Interest Groups, SIGs, created a lot of buzz at ICIC18 in Utrecht.Delegates were given the opportunity to meet individual group leaders and attend workshops in areas including Population Health Management and Children, Young People and Families. Discussions for new topics were also launched at the conference, these included Digital Health, the role of Volunteers in Integrated Care and Education and Training.

12
Jun

Thinking about taking the next step in your career?

Talk to IFIC’s Director of Education Viktoria Stein about our Fellowship programme and how we can support you to achieve your goals. IFIC’s Director of Education and Training Dr Viktoria Stein said: “Our fellowship programme is aimed at mid to high level care professionals and academics, managers and policy-makers

12
Jun

ERIC’s inaugural Town Hall meeting global success

Early career researchers, practitioners and students were given a sneak preview of a new network aimed at supporting their journey in the Integrated Care field.
About 20 participants from around the world joined the inaugural meeting of the Early-career Researchers in Integrated Care (ERIC). The ‘virtual Town Hall’ meeting was held on March 8

12
Jun

Diverse group to join ICA Summer School

Plans for this year’s International Summer School, ISSIC18, in Oxford, are being finalised and IFIC is looking forwards to welcoming delegates.
This sell-out event has attracted a diverse group with participants from Australia to Canada, Brunei, Japan, all over Europe, as well as Tunisia.
We are delighted to announce Anne Hendry, IFIC Scotland’s lead, has joined the list of prestigious speakers during the week-long course, as well as Nuria Toro from the World Health Organisation in Geneva.

29
May

WHO are looking for a Communications Consultant on integrated people-centred health services (IPCHS)

The Consultant is expected to provide expertise to the management and development of the IntegratedCare4people web platform that supports the WHO Framework on IPCHS. We are inviting experts in website management and development as well as in social media management with a solid background on health systems and IPCHS.

29
Apr

New Chapter for IFIC Australia

IFIC Australia signed a new Partnership with Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) aimed at strengthening its commitment to Integrated Care in New South Wales.

27
Apr

IFIC launch new international service

From May 1st, IFIC is launching a new webinar series for our members and followers across the Asia-Pacific that will examine how to support the effective and sustainable implementation of integrated care.

27
Apr

IC Search Launched

An online search tool to give researchers easy access to internationally published work on different aspects of Integrated Care has been launched. IC Search was developed in partnership between IFIC Australia, Central Coast Local Health District, and Flinders Filters, of Flinders University.

27
Apr

IFIC Australia supports the 4th International Health Care Reform Conference

As part of IFIC Australia’s knowledge partnership with the Mater Research Institute – University of Queensland Centre for Health System Reform and Integration, Dr Nick Goodwin and Dr Viktoria Stein from IFIC were invited as guest speakers during the 4th International Health Care Reform Conference that was held at the Intercontinental Double Bay, Sydney, on 21st-23rd March.

27
Apr

Integrated Care in Australia at a Low Level of Maturity

The workshop examined the challenges for taking integrated care forward in Australia through the use of various assessment frameworks. Delegates attended from across Australia that included a diverse group of persons ranging from LHDs and PHNs to provider organisations and the university sector

12
Apr

Help celebrate WHO milestone birthday

Primary health care across Europe is celebrating a milestone birthday in 2018. This year marks 40 years since the signing of the Declaration of Alma-Ata and the moment will be celebrated in a week of events culminating in the anniversary conference from October 25 to 26, in Kazakhstan.

22
Mar

WHO and IFIC sign Memorandum of Understanding

The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) is very pleased to announce a formal memorandum of understanding with the World Health Organization (WHO).

21
Mar

Driving Integrated Care in Australia

IFIC’S CEO Dr Nick Goodwin and Director of Education and Training Viktoria Stein are mid-way through a visit to Australia to support the movement for change towards integrated care. This work forms part of the growing IFIC Australia collaborative centre co-hosted with CRRMH, University of Newcastle and with support from local Partners.

21
Mar

Integrated Care: A Global Phenomenon

IFIC Associate Robin Miller, also Joint Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Integrated Care, will be in the country in June to deliver a masterclass on ‘Creating high quality integrated care that delivers outcomes’.

8
Mar

The Heart Failure Policy Network are Calling for Information

Have you been involved in building, testing and implementing new models of multidisciplinary and integrated heart failure care?

22
Feb

Join the Pre-Conference Site Visits in Utrecht on Tuesday, 22 May

We welcome managers, practitioners, researchers, and policymakers who participate in the 18th International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC18) in Utrecht to join us on the Tuesday, 22 May. During this day we exchange knowledge, share experiences and generate new ideas and new projects to connect health and social care.

20
Feb

IFIC’s Dr Viktoria Stein and Henriikka Laurola head to Hamburg as preparations start for European project TransForm

They will join other members of the project management team for the three-day trip to look for the best examples of Integrated Community Care projects in Germany, which will be put on a global stage to be showcased at the inaugural conference of the Transnational Forum on Integrated Community Care’s from September 24 to 26.

20
Feb

IFIC is delighted to announce that Apostolos Tsiachristas, PhD, has been appointed as IJIC’s Topic Editor in Health Economic

Apostolos is a Senior Researcher at the Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford. He is widely acknowledged as an international expert in the payment and economic evaluation of integrated care and has been a long-term reviewer and associate editor of the journal.

5
Feb

TRANSFORMERS II – Transforming The Healthcare System For The Better

Bronwyn Thirkell, Senior Project Officer at the North Coast Primary Health Network, discusses November’s Transformers II, a series of event aimed at analysing some of the area’s encouraging health care solutions.

5
Feb

IFIC Australia meets in Brisbane

IFIC Australia is as a Collaborative Centre between IFIC and the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) at the University of Newcastle, NSW. The core mission of IFIC Australia is to develop capacity and capabilities in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region in the design and delivery of integrated care.

5
Feb

Integrated Care Search Filter will launch in April

IFIC Australia has been working on a new search tool to help support easier access to internationally published work on different aspects of integrated care. IC Search is due to be launched in April to coincide with next committee meetings and workshops led by IFIC CEO Dr Nick Goodwin and other IFIC senior staff.

5
Feb

Joint project to evaluate the Central Coast Integrated Care Program in New South Wales concludes

A joint project to evaluate the Central Coast Integrated Care Program in New South Wales, is coming to an end, with papers in preparation and a final report near completion. Researchers from the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health and the IFIC Faculty were awarded a competitive tender to undertake the formative evaluation last year.

30
Jan

IFIC is providing expert support to a new European project TransForm

IFIC is providing expert support to a new European project aimed at supporting policy-makers and practitioners to foster an interest in integrated community care. TransForm, The Transnational Forum on Integrated Community Care, was set up last year as part of a three-year project. It is an initiative funded by Network of European Foundations (NEF) and supported by the International Foundation for Integrated Care.

30
Jan

IFIC welcomes new staff members and Martin Perrin as Finance Adviser

IFIC has welcomed three new staff members in the past few months, and appointed Jodeme Goldhar as a Senior Associate and Mudi Kadu, as a Junior Associate.

30
Jan

IFIC is presenting at the 4th International Health Care Reform Conference

As part of its knowledge partnership with the Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland Centre for Health System Reform and Integration, IFIC has been invited to speak at The 4th International Health Care Reform Conference in Australia.

30
Jan

IFIC is delighted to announce it now accepts fellowship applications on a rolling basis.

Applicants for the IFIC Fellowship program are no longer restricted to an October start-date; rather individuals can take the lead and ensure a much more flexible fellowship journey. IFIC will continue to offer a maximum of four places on its bespoke integrated care programme, which includes 10-12 months’ enhanced access to IFIC’s expertise, network and events; one-to-one mentoring, as well as participation in our study tours, conferences, and summer school.

30
Jan

Are you a student or an early-career professional looking for opportunities to network and collaborate in the field of integrated care?

IFIC is delighted to announce the formation of a new network called Early-career Researchers in Integrated Care, ERIC. Open to all early-career professionals or students around the world, ERIC aims to connect those with a strong interest in advancing integrated care from a research, practice or policy perspective.

30
Jan

From Concept to Reality – International Summer School to take place in Australia

IFIC Australia will co-host an International Summer School aimed at supporting organisations to implement their integrated care strategies.

30
Jan

How IFIC Scotland are supporting Special Interest Groups and the Integrated Care Academy

Here Dr Anne Hendry talks IFIC Scotland, and its work to develop a broad spectrum of new special interest groups as well as deliver education and training activities via the IFIC Academy.

11
Jan

Making Public Health a Part of Every Integration Plan by Dr Nick Goodwin & Dr Lourdes Ferrer

The notion of integrated care has evolved over the years and has begun to recognise the need to take a more population-oriented approach to promote public health, prevent ill-health and secure wellbeing for populations.

11
Jan

IFIC welcomes Henriikka Laurola as a Junior Researcher

Henriikka joined IFIC in October 2017 after completing a MSc in International Development at Utrecht University, in the Netherlands. She also has an MSc in Gender Studies from Birkbeck, University of London, UK, and a BSc in Social and Public Policy from the University of Helsinki, Finland.

11
Jan

IFIC junior associate and president of IFIC’s Early-career Researchers in Integrated Care network

Mudi Kadu has been appointed as a Junior Associate with IFIC and will work to develop its international network of students and early career researchers. Combining her work experience and knowledge gained as a Junior Researcher with IFIC, she aims to strengthen support for young professionals and students.

8
Jan

New European Project TransForm is supported by IFIC

IFIC is providing expert support to a new European project aimed at supporting policy-makers and practitioners to foster an interest in integrated community care.

TransForm, The Transnational Forum on Integrated Community Care, was set up last year as part of a three-year project. It is an initiative funded by Network of European Foundations (NEF) and supported by the International Foundation for Integrated Care.

12
Dec

A settling year for IFIC Scotland

2017 was a fantastic year for IFIC Scotland. First we found a new home in the International Centre for Integrated Care (IC4IC), hosted by the University of the West of Scotland, with IFIC and the Health and Social Care ALLIANCE Scotland as our founding partners, and supported by an enthusiastic cross sector Advisory Board. More stories and pictures of 2017 will be shared in our January newsletter.

12
Dec

An exciting start for IFIC Australia

The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) facilitated the first work of IFIC Australia with the delivery of two key workshops on the Central Coast in February.
Dr Nick Goodwin (CEO and founder of IFIC) and Prof Anne Hendry (Clinical Lead for Integrated Care, Scotland and IFIC Associate) brought their international integrated care expertise to the workshops.

11
Dec

Co-designing services an important focus for Integrated Care Awards at APIC1

Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) announces a two year knowledge partnership with the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, a private nonprofit institution, offers graduate and professional education in integrated behavioral health care through a virtual online campus.

5
Dec

University of the West of Scotland launches new MSc Leading People-centred Integrated Care

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) are delighted to announce an innovative new Masters programme on Leading People-centred Integrated Care. The programme is designed to provide a progressive pathway of Masters level study for staff working in health, social care, housing or community sectors locally, nationally or internationally.

22
Nov

The University of Oxford has a vacancy for a Researcher in Health Economics

Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) announces a two year knowledge partnership with the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, a private nonprofit institution, offers graduate and professional education in integrated behavioral health care through a virtual online campus.

4
Oct

Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies Announces Partnership with the International Foundation for Integrated Care

Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) announces a two year knowledge partnership with the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC).
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, a private nonprofit institution, offers graduate and professional education in integrated behavioral health care through a virtual online campus.

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