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14
Jan

EHMA 2020 Winter School

EHMA is pleased to invite you to their 2020 Winter School!
Join the small, interactive sessions led by highly experienced trainers from leading European universities. Learn about a more collaborative approach to leadership vs. the traditional top-down system; recognising and applying soft skills for more effective leadership; and how to self-identify and hone these skills.EHMA is pleased to invite you to their 2020 Winter School!

9
Jan

ICIC20 accepted as an official event of the Croatian presidency of the EU

For the first time since it joined the European Union, Croatia took over the presidency of the Council of the Union on 1 January 2020. During a six-month period, Croatia will lead the work of the Council, building co-operation and agreement between member states. With their slogan “A strong Europe in a world of challenges” the country wants to focus on sustainable development, a networked economy, safety and positioning Europe as a global leader.

20
Dec

IFIC Consortium partners of EURIPHI Project

In 2019 IFIC became consortium partners of the ERIPHI project. The project Introduces innovation and integrated care solutions in Europe’s health and social care systems through cross-border value-based innovation procurement.

5
Dec

WHO survey on Integrated Care

European survey on what different stakeholders value in integrated care launched in collaboration with the World Health Organization, Tilburg University and Vilans have launched a European survey researching what values matter to different people in integrated care. The web-based survey is aimed at a broad variety of stakeholders: researchers, policymakers, managers, professionals, informal carers and user representatives across the 28 EU member states.

4
Dec

Integrated Care in Ireland Workshop

IFIC Ireland in partnership with the Health and Social Care Board Northern Ireland and the Health Service Executive (Ireland) hosted a workshop on Integrated Care in Ireland at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast on November 29th last.

3
Dec

Professor Anne Hendry appointed BGS Deputy Honorary Secretary

Congratulations to IFIC Senior Associate Anne Hendry who has been confirmed as the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) next deputy honorary secretary.
Based in Scotland, Professor Anne Hendry is currently a Senior Associate for the International Foundation for Integrated Care and is involved in the European Joint Action on Frailty. Anne chaired the organising committee for ICIC15 in Edinburgh and in 2016 took up a new role as IFICs Senior Associate in Scotland.

2
Dec

Congratulations to Sydney Local Health District

Congratulations to Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) for taking out the Collaboration Award in the 2019 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management. The ‘Creating Healthy Homes and Neighbourhoods’ initiative delivers cross-agency care coordination to ensure vulnerable families have their health and social needs met, and are connected to society.

27
Nov

Digital Health Europe Workshop

On 4 December 2019, DigitalHealthEurope will conduct the workshop “Improving Availability and Use of Secondary Health Data” at the EHTEL 2019 Symposium in Barcelona “Imagine 2029: Our data, our health, our care”.

15
Nov

IFIC Latin America

The creation of an active Integrated Care Community in Latin America has been a long-term aspiration for IFIC.

13
Nov

SCIROCCO Exchange

SCIROCCO Exchange is a 32 month project co funded by the Health Programme of the European Union incorporating 14 collaborative partners across Europe and started on 1st January 2019.

8
Nov

The General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE)

The General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) Date: 15-17 November 2019 Location: The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre The General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) in Melbourne is Victoria's leading CPD event for primary care and is recognised as one of the most important CPD events on the general practice calendar! This time next week, GPCE ...
5
Nov

APIC2 LIVE STREAM

The 2nd Asia Pacific Conference on Integrated Care LIVE We are looking forward to welcoming our friends, old and new to Melbourne from 11-13 November next. 500 delegates from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and across the Asia Pacific region as well as colleagues form Europe are attending. We understand that not everyone can find ...
25
Oct

Video: Breakfast With The Chiefs

Making integrated care a reality is one of the most important opportunities in front of us. It is time to improve the experience and outcomes of care, value for money, and to fundamentally shift where and how care is accessed and provided. In many ways, the opportunity in front of us is a universal movement for health system improvement.

17
Oct

IJIC Special Collection Call for Papers: People-Driven Care

Introduction Integrated care has often been characterised as a people-centred and community-oriented approach. Yet the field of integrated care – in policy, practice and research – has not fully embraced or understood how people-centred care can and should be built into integrated care strategies and programmes. Moreover, knowledge and evidence of the potential impact of ...
15
Oct

WATCH: ICIC19 Interviews On Population Health Management

Population Health Management Population Health Management is a patient centred, data driven approach to ensure sustainability of health care systems and is a highly relevant research theme worldwide. During ICIC19 which took place earlier in the year some of the experts in attendance discussed this innovative approach. Watch the below series of interviews as such ...
14
Oct

ICIC20 Scientific Committee Accepting Late Submissions

ICIC20 is now Accepting Late Submissions until Thursday, 31 October. While it is hard to find time, do not miss this opportunity to showcase your work in the beautfiul city of Šibenik.

11
Oct

World Hospital Congress, Muscat 2019

The public review of HSO’s new Integrated People-Centred Health Systems standard is taking place between September 6th, 2019 and October 6, 2019.

11
Sep

Health Standards Organizations Public Review

The public review of HSO’s new Integrated People-Centred Health Systems standard is taking place between September 6th, 2019 and October 6, 2019.

10
Sep

IFIC Australia welcomes Sydney consortium as Platinum partners

IFIC Australia welcomes its new consortium Partner, comprising Sydney LHD, South Eastern Sydney LHD and Central and Eastern Sydney PHN.

23
Jul

IFIC: Leadership changes; our journey goes on

We all know that personal development takes time. It is a lifelong experience that allows us to incorporate new skills and qualities so that we can better face current and future challenges.

11
Jul

Mobilizing Knowledge for Elder Empowerment Forum 2019

IFIC’s Acting CEO & Director of Programmes Dr Toni Dedeu will present at the Mobilizing Knowledge for Elder Empowerment (MKEE) Forum held at McGill University in Montreal on July 11-12, 2019, is a timely response to this pressing problem.

5
Jul

Person Centred Integrated Care Services. Care in Primary Health Conference

IFIC’s Director of Programmes Dr Toni Dedeu will attend the Person centred integrated care services. Care in primary health Conference

10
Jun

SELFIE Final Conference

The final conference of SELFIE will be held on June 13 2019 in the Eye Film Museum Amsterdam on Thursday, 13 June.

10
Jun

3rd Transnational Conference on Integrated Community Care

Through a series of four conferences, TransForm is exploring the undoubted potential this new and diffuse concept of integrated community care presents.

30
May

IFIC to Launch International Mapping Exercise of Innovations in Integrated Care

There are many innovations in integrated care ongoing in Australia and worldwide, but most often there is a lack of awareness or appreciation of these projects in how they have been designed and implemented and the impact they have made.

17
May

ICIC19 Integrated Care Award Winners

The IFIC Integrated Care Awards are selected based on quality of content, originality and quality of presentation. The awards are supported by the Foundation and are in recognition of the advancement of the science, knowledge and adoption of integrated care policy and practice.

16
May

Number of vacancies to become available on IFIC Board

Due to the expiration of terms of board members, the IFIC Board currently has vacancies for new board members. Appointments are to serve a three-year term, with the option for one re-appointment of three years. Appointment of the new members will be in September 2019.

2
May

Dr Nick Goodwin and Dr David Perkins write for Health Advocate Magazine April Edition

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is Australia’s national peak body for public and not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare providers.

1
May

IJIC Editor Dr Liz Schroeder appointed to the National Mental Health Commission in Australia

The National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) announced Dr Elizabeth Schroeder, IJIC Editor as a new member from 3 April 2019 to 31 January 2021.

1
May

Royal decoration for Guus schrijvers

On Friday April 26, the day before Kings day, our former IFIC president and one of the ‘founding fathers’ Guus Schrijvers got a royal decoration from mayor Van Zanen in his city Utrecht, the Netherlands

18
Apr

VIGOUR kick-off in Luxembourg

A good start to an ambitious project: From 13-14 February the 17 VIGOUR partners met for the first time in Luxembourg

18
Apr

VIGOUR participates in ICIC19 in San Sebastian

From 1-3 April, VIGOUR attended the 19th International Conference on Integrated Care. During the conference, the project took part in two workshops on integrated care capacity building

18
Apr

ALLIANCE Self Management Fund opens for applications

The ALLIANCE is delighted to announce that the Self Management Fund: Working Together to Strengthen Integration is now open for applications.

18
Apr

Save the date: Self Management Week 7th – 11th October

A good start to an ambitious project: From 13-14 February the 17 VIGOUR partners met for the first time in Luxembourg

11
Apr

A survey on the practices and tools for identifying individuals to integrated care and support

Person-centered integrated care is an actual topic of development in the European countries, because the amount of people who need and use several different services is growing fast, and at the same time the budgets of care are diminishing. The individuals who might benefit from integrated care should be identified as early as possible to provide them timely, seamless and cost-effective integrated care and support.

30
Mar

ACT@Scale Final Workshop at ICIC19!

The ACT@Scale consortium is thrilled to host its Final workshop in collaboration with the International Conference on Integrated Care 2019. The collaboration with ICIC19 supports the synergy between ACT@Scale’s primary focus on implementation and scaling up, and ICIC19’s general focus on integrated care.

26
Mar

IFIC Austalia are delighted to announce partnership with AHHA

Coordinated and integrated care is a critical part of a fit for purpose 21st century healthcare system that meets the 21st century needs and expectations of Australians. The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has worked extensively with members and the broader health sector to articulate a vision for value-based, outcomes-focused and patient centred care,

22
Mar

Roadmap for Sustainable tailored integrated care for older people in Europe LAUNCHED!

On 13th of March 2019 in Brussels, IFIC’s Maggie Langins, Toni Dedeu and Nick Goodwin took part in the final conference for SUSTAIN. The conference marked the end of the 4 year Horizon 2020 project which worked in close collaboration with health and social care staff in 13 sites across 7 countries in Europe to improve integrated care for older people with complex conditions at home.

21
Mar

ERPIC presentations at ICIC19

Emerging Researchers in Integrated Care (ERIC) proudly presents four exciting workshops as part of the 19th Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC19)

21
Mar

The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) announce a knowledge partnership with Synsana

Synsana seeks to strengthen health and care services, to have greater impact on Health Care systems and clinicians, across treatment and care settings and geographies, and to better align with the clinical and personal needs of citizens throughout their lives. Synsana was formed in 2016, as an European Economic Interest Grouping registered in the UK

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