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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

20
Mar

Nick Goodwin to be appointed as Professor and Director of the Central Coast Research Institute

Prof. Nick Goodwin, co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the International Foundation for Integrated Care, has accepted the appointment as Director of the Central Coast Research Institute (CCRI) that will be based within the Health and Wellbeing Precinct on the Gosford Hospital campus. Developed in partnership between the University of Newcastle and Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD),

20
Mar

Taking forward Integrated Care in Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region

Led by IFIC Australia’s co-directors – Prof. David Perkins and Prof. Nick Goodwin – this round-table session is designed to bring together delegates from Australia and the Asia-Pacific to learn more about IFIC’s approach to developing collaborative centres and networking activities across the Region.

22
Feb

IFIC are looking for a Digital Marketing Manager

The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) are looking to recruit a Digital Marketing Manager to join the team. They will be responsible for planning, researching, creating and curating high-quality and timely content for IFIC’s social media and traditional communication channels with a view to promote and support activities of the Foundation.

20
Feb

Joint WE4AHA/Blueprint – DHE workshop

Joint WE4AHA/Blueprint – DHE will be holding a workshop at the eHealth Summit in Lisbon, Portugal on 20th and 21st March.

14
Feb

Joint Webinar on Intrinsic Capacities by WHO & EU FrailSafe

The H2020 EU FrailSafe funded research & innovation project has joint forces with the WHO Ageing and Life Course Department for a webinar

14
Feb

Health and Social Care integration: progress review

Final report from the Ministerial Strategic Group for Health and Community Care reviews the progress and draws together the proposals for ensuring the success of integration.

11
Feb

IFIC Scotland travelled to Brazil for the beginning of a new collaboration with São Paulo State Health Department

IFIC’s Dr Viktoria Stein recently joined colleagues from IFIC Scotland in a new collaboration with São Paulo State Health Department as part of their ambitious state-wide Health in Action Programme.

29
Jan

Engaging and Empowering Individuals, Carers and Families through Integrated Community Care

Mobilising community resources and engaging citizens to take control of their own health and welfare is the focus for the next TransForm conference.

22
Jan

IFIC’s Director of Programmes Dr Toni Dedeu will speak at the PMCA conference later this month

Dr Dedeu, who was invited by the WHO, will be one of the panellists on a session to discuss ‘Comprehensive health system response to NCDs and opportunities for leapfrogging’

18
Jan

Help IFIC Establish an International Integrated Care Education & Training Inventory

IFIC Special Interest Group (SIG) Advanced Education in Integrated Care, led by Anne Wojtak (University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada) and Cara English (Cummings Graduate Institute, Arizona, US)

4
Jan

IFIC contributes to WHO workshop on the integration of long-term care and primary health care

IFIC Senior Fellow Maggie Langins joined more than 60 participants during the ‘Workshop on integrated delivery of health and social services for older people’ held at the WHO European Centre for Primary Health Care in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from December 11 to 13.

4
Jan

Planning future sustainable health care

IFIC was represented at the recent European Regions for Health, EUREGHA, high-level ‘Changing Today for Tomorrow’ conference in Brussels.Director of Programme Dr Toni Dedeu was one of about 70 delegates from organisations across Europe participating in the conference to plan the heath care of tomorrow.

4
Jan

IFIC Senior Fellow supports project to improve health outcomes in Poland

Poland’s Ministry of Health, MOH, has embarked on a series of reforms and advancements in nursing development which have contributed to improved health outcomes for the population.

18
Dec

Formative Evaluation of the Central Coast LHD’s Integrated Care Programme

The Central Coast LHD is one of three demonstrator sites of the NSW Health Integrated Care Strategy that took place from July 2014 – June 2017

7
Dec

“Excellent colleague” Dr Viktoria Stein takes one-year sabbatical

After three years working with IFIC, Dr Viktoria Stein taken a one-year sabbatical. Dr Stein, who was most recently Director for Education and Training, led the Integrated Care Academy to become a successful arm of the Foundation, delivering training around the world.

3
Dec

Book now for EARLYBIRD discount on the International Summer School Integrated Care (ISSIC)

Registration has opened and from now until Friday, 15 February you can get a 10% discount on the cost of the week-long course

29
Nov

Call for abstracts for the European Health Policy Group’s next meeting has been extended

The next EHPG meeting will be in Bologna hosted by Valentine Di Gregori (Gvm Care and Research) and Professor Cristina Ugolini (Advanced School for Health Policy, University of Bologna) on 11 and 12 April 2019. More information on the logistics of the meeting will be provided soon.

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