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27
Oct

Disability Rights during the Pandemic

This report wants to raise the alarm about the Covid-19 pandemic and how it affects people with disabilities, including people with intellectual disabilities. The report talks about the results of the Covid-19 Disability Rights Monitor.

30
Jul

Australian contributions a factor in boosting IJIC’s impact rating

In June 2020, the International Journal of Integrated Care celebrated a further growth in its impact factor rating to 2.753 – it’s highest rating to date. This reflects a growing level of citations for the Journal that have risen from 341 in 2012 to 1,245 in 2019.

28
Jul

Webinar: Integrated care in Latin America and the Caribbean beyond COVID-19

The challenges posed by COVID-19 present an opportunity to rethink fragmented health and dependency care systems so that they are integrated, driven by individuals and communities, and resilient to future systemic crises.

17
Jul

ICIC20 Video – Voices of Lived Experience

As part of the 20th International Conference on Integrated Care, taking place online in September, IFIC is creating a short sound-byte video, documenting people’s lives throughout the months of COVID.

7
Jul

IJIC: Improved Impact Factor for 2019

The Journal Impact Factors for 2019 have been released and IJIC’s have once again increased, to 2.753.
In 2012, our rating was 1.299, so our impact factor has more than doubled in these 7 years. This reflects our citations increasing from 341 in 2012 to 1,245 in 2019.

2
Jul

ValueCare: Cork/Kerry Pilot site

In Ireland, the ValueCare project focuses on co-designing a digital solution to help older people (≥75) experiencing mild to moderate frailty to live independently in their homes

24
Jun

TransForm E-News June 2020

Transnational Forum on Integrated Community Care                                     E-news June 2020 The current COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every aspect of society, posing new challenges to citizens and communities across the globe. Stronger and more resilient communities and systems are better ...
8
Jun

IJIC 20th Anniversary Special Collection – Call for submissions of an Expression of Interest

In 2011, IJIC produced a special collection of articles which reviewed integrated care developments in a number of countries. Ten years on, there has been collective progress across the world in recognising the importance of integrated care and integrated care is becoming a reality for more people.

15
May

Realising the true value of integrated care: Beyond COVID-19

Today IFIC launches “Realising the true value of integrated care: Beyond COVID-19”, a thought leadership report which states that Covid19 presents an opportunity to reset our fragmented health and care systems so that they are integrated, driven by people and communities and resilient in the face of future systemic shocks.

3
Apr

Information relating to our upcoming webinars, courses and events

Information relating to upcoming webinars, courses and events due to the COVID-19 travel and other restrictions.

2
Apr

Advantage JA partners collaborate with IFICs Intermediate Care SIG

Advantage JA partners collaborated with IFICs Intermediate Care SIG in a scoping review and international Delphi study to define the characteristics of intermediate care models including transitional care. The consensus paper has now been accepted for publication in Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. Thanks to all our expert partners from 18 countries in Europe, North, Central ...
2
Apr

Corona Virus: Lesson from a Pandemic/ Corona Virus: Lecciones de una Pandemia

Join the live streaming discussion between public health experts from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, England, Mexico and Peru.

25
Mar

EURIPHI survey

Euriphi is an EU-funded project introducing innovation and integrated solutions in health and care systems in Europe through cross-border value-based innovation procurement. IFIC are proud consortium partners of this project and would appreciate your time in filling out the following survey.

20
Mar

TaoHealth Research & Implementation

TaoHealth Research & Implementation are conducting research into the role evaluation plays in evidence-informed decision-making specifically in population health and care systems.

19
Mar

SCIROCCO Exchange Webinar

The transformation of healthcare systems is highly complex and, as such, the health and social care authorities in charge of system redesign are seeking support to improve their capacity for integrated care.

6
Mar

Scirocco Exchange Latest Newsletter

All the SCIROCCO Exchange Partners have been very busy over the Autumn period. We have been moving forward with the work on the different Work Packages; maturity assessment process and mapping of capacity-building assets in particular.

4
Mar

DigitalHealthEurope Call for Twinnings

DigitalHealthEurope has launched their 2020 twinning scheme. A budget of € 400,000 has been allocated to fund 28 twinnings committed to scaling up digital health and care. The twinnings are fully funded actions, providing you with the personnel and travel resources to scale up solutions enabling the digital transformation of health and care.

18
Feb

European Forum Alpbach Scholarship Programme

Over the years, the European Forum Alpbach summer school has gained an international reputation for its high-quality speakers and comprehensive tackling of the issues surrounding health and social care reforms.

18
Feb

Interview: Áine Carroll speaks to the Irish Dental Association about Integrated Care

As integrated care programmes are implemented all over the country, the Irish Dental Association spoke to IFIC Ireland Co-Director, Dr Áine Carroll about what integrated care is, and how oral health might fit in this vision of our health service.

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 ...
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

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