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9
Dec

Project SUSTAIN meets in Barcelona

SUSTAINABLE TAILORED INTEGRATED CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE IN EUROPE (SUSTAIN) The second meeting of consortium partners for project SUSTAIN took place in Barcelona from 11-13 November. The SUSTAIN project aims to improve integrated care for older people living at home with multiple health and social care needs. From 2015 to 2019, the project will work …

21
Nov

Congratulations to the Winners of the WCIC3 Integrated Care Awards

Congratulations to the winner of the IFIC Integrated Care Best Paper Award, Dr Tamar Chitashvili for her paper on the ‘Rationale for improving integrated service delivery: reduced cost and improved care in Georgia’. Dr. Chitashvili has been leading USAID funded Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) project in Georgia aiming to improve quality …

17
Sep

IFIC Chairman Guus Schrijvers will speak at COCIR 2015 eHealth Summit

Integrated Care: Breaking the silos Objectives Better Integrated Care services, using Health IT to share information and collaborate across the care continuum, are increasingly viewed as a practical way to tackle the challenges healthcare systems are facing. The implementation of eHealth services for integrating care hold great potential for breaking down the silos that exist ...
12
Sep

National University of Singapore has a vacancy for Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor

The National University of Singapore – which is the top ranked university in Asia – is recruiting full-time Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Full Professors for the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (SSHSPH). All positions are tenure-track (i.e. appointees are given fixed contracts for up to 7 years, with the goal of obtaining ...
29
Aug

WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health

Aims of the Global Strategy The purpose of the strategy and action plan is to define the goals, strategies, and activities that WHO (its Member States and secretariat) will pursue, and to clearly lay these out as a global framework for public health action. Contributions from non-state actors, including civil society and older adults themselves, ...
20
Aug

WHO have vacancy for Technical Officer (Health Care Services) Geneva

The Health Systems and Innovation (HIS) cluster mission includes fostering innovation for better health and supporting Member States to promote Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by strengthening health systems and innovative approaches. Policy dialogue, informed by best evidence and systematic learning, and supported by capacity strengthening, aims to improve equity in health, access, coverage, quality and ...
15
Aug

Join Europe’s first networked Connected Health PhD training programme

Applications are sought from candidates interested in pursuing a PhD in care giver control of multi-morbid disease management (in the domain of Health Sciences). Candidates will be based in the Insight Centre in University College Dublin (www.insight-centre.org) and will be registered for the doctoral programme within UCD. Further information available at http://www.chessitn.eu/   Application End ...
8
Jul

HSE launches National Programme for Integrated Care in Ireland

The International Foundation for Integrated Care are proud to support the Health Service Executive in Ireland launch a National Programme for Integrated Care at the Making People-centred Integrated Care a Reality Conference in Dublin Castle on Tuesday, 6 October next.

8
Jul

Pathways for integrated eCare White Paper

SmartCare has published a white paper based on project experiences to date of how health and social care are organized in different regions, how different work processes are structured and how both types of services co-operate.

8
Jul

Public consultation on WHO global strategy on PCIHS

The WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services represents a call for a fundamental shift in the way health services are funded, managed and delivered. This is urgently needed to meet the challenges being faced nowadays by health systems around the world.

25
Jun

Request for expression of interest for a contract with WHO EURO – Manual for Change

The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, division of Health Systems and Public Health, Heath Services Delivery programme is currently looking for a contractor who can assist with the development of a Framework for Action towards Coordinated/Integrated Health Services Delivery for people-centred health systems

20
May

Dr Emilio Herrera receives award for policy development in palliative care

The president of the NewHealth Foundation, Dr. Emilio Herrera has received the Palliative Care Policy Development Award 2015 that is given by the European Journal of Palliative Care (EJPC) to people worldwide who have made a major contribution and changed policy in palliative care

13
May

LSHTM is seeking an experienced health and/or social care researcher

We are seeking an experienced health and/or social care researcher to lead the Evaluation of the Integrated Care and Support Pioneers Programme in the Context of New Funding Arrangements for Integrated Care in England, by developing a major programme of policy-relevant qualitative and quantitative evaluative research on the costs and benefits of health and social care integration based on the Pioneer programme.

11
May

IFIC is supporting the WHO summer school

Responding to the burden of chronic disease presents challenges for all health systems. In European Union countries, between one‐fifth to over 40% of adults report one or more long‐standing health problem.

22
Apr

IFIC Annual Integrated Care Awards at ICIC15

The IFIC Annual Integrated Care Award for outstanding contribution to the promotion of the science, knowledge or application of integrated care in policy and practice around the world was presented to ….

24
Mar

Population health systems: going beyond integrated care

This paper aims to challenge those involved in integrated care and public health to ‘join up the dots’, seeing integrated care as part of a broader shift away from fragmentation towards an approach focused on improving population health.

24
Mar

Focusing on the individual – IBM’s approach to integrated care

I am thrilled to be supporting IBM Smarter Care at the 15th International Conference for Integrated Care (ICIC15) for what is going to be another stimulating event.

9
Feb

Project INTEGRATE launches new Integrated Care research website

Project INTEGRATE is an EU-funded research project that aims to gain valuable insights into the leadership, management and delivery of integrated care to support European care systems to respond to the challenges of ageing populations and the rise of people living with long-term chronic conditions.

7
Jan

WCIC2 IFIC poster prizes

IFIC poster prizes acknowledge the valuable contributions the authors and researchers submitting these abstracts make to enhance integrated care science and practice.

7
Jan

Join the AFE-INNOVNET Thematic Network

The AFE-INNOVNET thematic network is setting up a Europe-wide community and needs your support

7
Jan

Three Country Study Tours – Reduced Prices!

Check out our lower prices and revised programme

25
Feb

New edition of IJIC published

Mergers and Integrated Care, Measuring Integration and Reviewing Succesful Integrated Care Interventions A Perspective paper:   Mergers and integrated care: the Quebec experience by Louis Demers: “(…) If mergers are not necessary to increase integrated care, are they more useful or more detrimental to this form of care?” Two Research and Theory papers: – Multidisciplinary group …

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