A joint Primary Care and Hospital Sector program for heightened care for high-risk patients through the 2017 influenza season in Northern NSW has led to ongoing refinement for 2018 and beyond.
Recognizing the need to manage the care of older people in a proactive and age-sensitive manner, colleagues at the Sandgate Road Surgery primary care medical centre in Folkestone, United Kingdom, have been working to manage emerging risks among older people and help maintain their independence at home.
International Medical Corps’ Toolkit aims to support the understanding and implementation of integrated mental health programs in humanitarian settings.
Dr Viktoria Stein was an international expert for the development of an Integrated Care Standard and Guideline being introduced by the Health Standards Organization for Accreditation Canada.
Self Care Week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on embedding support for self care across communities, families and generations.
The Republic of China (Taiwan), a ’tiger economy’ of more than 23 million people, has been undergoing a strategic review of its health care system with the intention to initiate reforms that seek to embrace integrated and people-centred health services.
The IHPME’s annual Moonshot celebration takes place today, Tuesday, 16 October in the heart of downtown Toronto at the beautiful Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Dr Nick Goodwin, CEO of the International Foundation for Integrated Care is this year’s keynote address and will present the impact of integrated care around the world and consider recent developments in Canada as well as looking at opportunities and challenges for the future.
There is widespread agreement on the need in Ireland to bring forward the policy agenda on integrating health and care. A vision, combined with legislation and concrete instruments, are required to move to a more person-centred approach.
Ahead of his presentation at the 27th EAHM Congress in Portugal last month, September 26 to 28, IFIC’s CEO Dr Nick Goodwin wrote an article for the Daily Congress publication, about ‘Ageing and Successful Healthcare Change’.
Since July 2017, IFIC’s Dr Viktoria Stein has been working with Accessible Quality Healthcare (AQH) to introduce integrated care in Kosovo. The AQH project is funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented by a team of experts from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) and Save the Children, in close collaboration with the Kosovo Government and the Ministry of Health in particular.
Dr Liz Schroeder has been appointed Topic Editor in Health Economics and brings to IJIC unique expertise from both the UK and Australian contexts. Liz holds a doctorate in Public Health from the University of Oxford and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for the Health Economy, Macquarie University (MUCHE) in Sydney, where she leads the Integrated Care stream of research.
Marie Curie, British Heart Foundation and Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland, on behalf of the Scottish Non-Malignant Palliative Care Forum, would like to invite you to a joint event, ‘Palliative Care for All – The Big Debate’, to explore palliative care in Scotland on Wednesday 5 September, 3 – 5pm in Edinburgh.
The reports present the integrated care sites participating in SUSTAIN and the different projects that were set up to support the improvement of integrated care, providing readers and stakeholders with a clear picture
Two documents have been created as part of a series of support technical products and tools to drive country implementation of the framework on Integrated People-Centred Health Services, (IPCHS).
Preparations have stepped up a gear as the TransForm team get ready to stage its first conference. Making the Case for Integrated Community Care will take place in Hamburg, Germany, from September 24 to 26. This week the line-up of international expert speakers has been announced and the final six site visits have been confirmed.
IFIC Australia’s knowledge partner The Centre for Healthcare Knowledge & Innovation (the Centre) has a new look. On July 1, the North Coast Primary Health Network initiative transitioned to a consortium of some of the most effective and progressive service providers on the North Coast.
The University of the West of Scotland has introduced this new programme starting in September 2018. Do you work or have experience of Health and Social Care Integration across Public Sector for example: health, social care, housing, independent or third sector services?
The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) is looking to recruit a Director of Integrated Care Programmes to join its dynamic and dedicated team to help lead and grow IFIC’s range of activities as it transitions towards a truly global organization that seeks to advance the science, knowledge and adoption of integrated care in policy and practice around the world.
This call is an invitation for expressions of interest to become a ‘Senior Associate’ of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC). In this role, you will support and grow the work of the Foundation internationally and become actively involved in IFIC’s education and training programmes, research projects, implementation support services, and other activities.
An editorial team led by Henk Nies and Axel Kaehne is inviting expressions of interests from academics and other interested parties to contribute to an edited book on the implementation of integrated care.
Join the team of reviewers for the prestigious International Journal of Integrated Care (IJIC) Reviewers will be invited to evaluate article submissions and provide feedback in their area of expertise within the Integrated Care field.
A book co-written by IFIC’s directors and fellow Integrated Care experts has “outperformed” rival publications. IFIC’s CEO Dr Nick Goodwin and Director of education and Training Viktoria Stein worked alongside international colleagues to pen the ‘Handbook Integrated Care’.
Are you a flexible and enthusiastic early-career researcher or young professional looking for your next career step?
‘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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.