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The role of hospitals in the integrated care systems of the future across the orld

The role of hospitals in the integrated care systems of the future across the world

By Admin / November 16, 2021
Integrated care has historically been defined conceptually by the problems it has aimed to solve, namely fragmentation of services, health systems not designed for the needs of an aging population living with multiple chronic diseases, and under-resourced primary care. Download the publication PDF Strategy A4 PDF Read More

ICIC20 – Improving integration for people with dementia and their families

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8G - Improving integration for people with dementia and their families chaired by Mrs Leo Lewis and Dr. Nereide Curreri Presentations and Speakers: Self-management of dementia by family carers: A hybrid concept analysis Dr Sharyn Hunter VirtuAAL: Technological Solution based on Virtual Reality computer games for cognitive training for the elderly Ms Begoña García-Zapirain… Read More

ICIC20 – Intermediate Care – Session 3 – in association with Intermediate Care SIG

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8C - Intermediate Care - Session 3 - in association with Intermediate Care SIG chaired by Prof. Anne Hendry and Ms Mandy Andrew. Presentations and Speakers: Healthcare utilisation following pharmacist case management of older people in intermediate care. Mrs Ann Doherty Integrating Care from Home to Hospital to Home: Development of Provincial Transition in… Read More

ICIC20 – Palliative and End of Life Care – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 8A - Palliative and End of Life Care - Session 2 - in association with the Palliative and End of Life Care SIG chaired by Anne Mills Presentations and Speakers: Attitudes and knowledge about palliative care among citizens of Croatia: a case study of two cities with and without established palliative care service Prof… Read More

ICIC20 – Integrated Care and Diabetes – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7I - Integrated Care and Diabetes - Session 2 chaired by Mrs Leo Lewis Presentations and Speakers: ICT based Empowerment of Diabetic Patients: the PROEMPOWER value-based procurement Mr Vincenzo De Luca Western Sydney Diabetes: An integrated program for diabetes prevention, management, and control in Sydney, Australia Prof Glen Maberly Piloting an Integrated Care Model… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Integrated Personalized Diabetes Management goes Europe – Co-creating Approaches for Better Outcomes

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7H - Workshop - Integrated Personalized Diabetes Management goes Europe – Co-creating Approaches for Better Outcomes Presentations and Speakers: Integrated Personalized Diabetes Management goes Europe – Co-creating Approaches for Better Outcomes Prof. Dr. Freimut Schliess, Dr. Dagmar Kownatka, Claus Cramer-Petersen and Karsten Vrangbæk Read More

ICIC20 – Supporting children and families with specific conditions

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7F - Supporting children and families with specific conditions chaired by Jenny Miller Presentations and Speakers: Phase 2 of integrated care initiative aiming to improve management of paediatric asthma Ms Emma Dickins Scaling paediatric integrated care for chronic and medically complex children living in rural New South Wales, Australia Ms Emma Dickins Adolescent Depression… Read More

ICIC20 – Intermediate Care – Session 2

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7C - Intermediate Care - Session 2 chaired by Dr Marco Inzitari Presentations and Speakers: Workforce planning for Integrated Care: a story of operational success. Ms Margaret Curran An Integrated Model of Environmental Care for a Patient Discharged from the Emergency Department - A Comparative Analysis of Meeting the Needs of Emergency Department Patients… Read More

ICIC20 – Palliative and End of Life Care – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 7A - Palliative and End of Life Care - Session 1 chaired by Mrs Anne Mills Presentations and Speakers: Development of a transitional cross-boundary supportive care service for advanced heart failure patients Ms Clea Atkinson and Prof. Zaheer Yousef Needs assessment for person-centred palliative and end of life care in the Isle of Man… Read More

ICIC20 – Intermediate Care – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 29, 2021
Session 6I - Intermediate Care - Session 1 chaired by Prof Anne Hendry Presentations and Speakers: An integrated hospital-to-home transitional care intervention for older adults with multimorbidity and depressive symptoms: A pragmatic effectiveness-implementation trial Dr Rebecca Ganann Two European examples of acute geriatric units in intermediate care facilities, for older adults with exacerbated chronic conditions… Read More

ICIC20 – Improving the integration experience of people with mental health conditions

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 5E - Improving the integration experience of people with mental health conditions chaired by Mrs Leo Lewis Presentations and Speakers: Mental health and well-being in rural communities - factors associated with suicide, and integrated responses Ms Robyn Considine FULL OUTCOME REPORT from the IBBIS randomized controlled trial [DK]: Integrated vocational rehabilitation and mental health… Read More

ICIC20 – Models of Care for Ageing and Frailty – in association with Ageing and Frailty SIG

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4A - Models of Care for Ageing and Frailty - in association with Ageing and Frailty SIG chaired by Dr Ana M Carriazo Presentations and Speakers: Effectiveness of appropriate care pathways for frail older adults: a pilot study in Valencia (Spain) Dr Tamara Alhambra-Borrás Integrated Care for Older Adults: a struggle for sustained implementation… Read More

ICIC20 – Plenary 4: Improving Integrated Care outcomes across the whole life course

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Plenary 4: Improving Integrated Care outcomes across the whole life course chaired by Dr Jason Yap and Prof Ana Stavljenić Rukavina Presentations and Speakers: In celebration of 20 years of the International Foundation for Integrated Care Prof Nick Goodwin Multidisciplinary and intersectoral child-protection system: Good practice model in long-term health and well-being Prof Gordana Buljan… Read More

ICIC20 – Plenary 3: Integrated care approaches for improving experiences for patients and the workforce

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Plenary 3: Integrated care approaches for improving experiences for patients and the workforce chaired by Edelweiss Aldasoro and Prof Venija Cerovecki Presentations and Speakers: Caring for veterans: Croatia’s experience of providing holistic care in the aftermath of war Prof Marijana Braš Lessons from working with indigenous communities and other vulnerable populations in Australia Danny Vadesz… Read More

ICIC20 – Remembering the person

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 3G - Remembering the person chaired by Mr Alejandro Gil-Salmerón Presentations and Speakers: Forget dementia, remember the person! Mr Olivier Constant Big Data, Healthcare System and Audience fragmentation: current and future trends and possibilities for media reporting on healthcare topics Ms Leali Osmančević Computational model for comprehensive medical care and monitoring of patients with… Read More

ICIC20 – Workshop – Evaluating Integrated Maternity Care in the Netherlands

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 2G - Workshop - Evaluating Integrated Maternity Care in the Netherlands Presentations and Speakers: Evaluating integrated maternity care in the Netherlands; the potentials of a nationwide data-infrastructure Dr Eline De Vries Explaining the data-infrastructure Dr Eline De Vries Using the data-infrastructure to evaluate integrated maternity care policies Ms Zoë Scheefhals Read More

ICIC20 – Assessment for Ageing and Frailty

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 2A - Assessment for Ageing and Frailty chaired by Prof Anne Hendry. Presentations and Speakers: Who is safe? Welfare technology and the feeling of safety for older adults receiving reablement services at their homes and older adults with dementia living at their homes. Experiences from Norway. Dr Mariya Bikova Co-creating towards next-generation frailty assessment… Read More

ICIC20 – Integrated Care and Diabetes – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1D - Integrated Care and Diabetes – Session 1 Presentations and Speakers: Development and evaluation of a decision support system for integration of primary diabetes and periodontal healthcare Dr Kirsten Smits Periodontal treatment and diabetes-related healthcare costs: Results from a large retrospective study Dr Kirsten Smits Read More

Cost and effects of integrated care

By Miriam Galvin / July 7, 2020

Governments across high-income countries are challenged to contain the relentless increase in health expenditure, which is partly driven by ageing populations and an associated increase in the prevalence of chronic disease.

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WEBINAR: IFIC Australia Webinar Series 2020 – Case management – Making a unique contribution to integrated care

By Admin / March 27, 2020

Case management in various forms is often used, although poorly understood. This webinar will explain case management as a care coordination strategy for individuals. Quality analysis and macro to micro practice issues are explored through examples.

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Making Integrated Care Happen – Session 2 – Palliative & End-of-Life Care in Ireland in partnership with the Iri

By Admin / March 10, 2020

IFIC Ireland and the Irish Hospice Foundation are delighted to partner on the second webinar in our 2020 series focussed on Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Ireland. Rebecca Lloyd, Public Engagement Officer for the Irish Hospice Foundation will spe

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 4 – Preventing and Managing Frailty

By Admin / December 19, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/ific-scotland-integrated-care-matters-webinar-series-4#1578314820442-ed8703db-70fc

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WEBINAR: IFIC Australia Webinar Series 2019 – Person-Centered Care – Paradox or tautology?

By Admin / September 25, 2019

While we may say that the patient’s perspective should be the “organising principle of service delivery” do we really mean it? How is our understanding of integration informed by the patient perspective and are the two concepts incidentally related o

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Supporting Patients through the rehabilitation continuum of care: The NRH Pre-admission Coordinator

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Supporting Patients through the rehabilitation continuum of care: The NRH Pre-admission Coordinator
Caitriona Begley, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Valerie Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
The National Rehabilitation Hosp

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Outcomes in Specialist Rehabilitation Medicine and their impact of waiting times

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Outcomes in Specialist Rehabilitation Medicine and their impact of waiting times
Caitríona Begley, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
Acquired brain injury (ABI) is defined as any sudden damage to the brain occurring during a person’s lif

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Bridging the gap of integration in specialist neurorehabilitation: development of the brain injury l

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Bridging the gap of integration in specialist neurorehabilitation: development of the brain injury liaison coordinator role
Rachel McGlade, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Valerie Twomey, National Rehabilitation Hospital, IE
Abstract
The Nation

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: The impact of a Reablement Service Programme on physical ability and care plan packages

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

The impact of a Reablement Service Programme on physical ability and care plan packages
Paul Slater, Ulster University, GB
Felicity Hasson, Ulster University, GB
Robert Brown, Western Health and Soical Care Trust, GB
Abstract
Context and Background:

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Developing clinical guidelines for the management of menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors:

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Developing clinical guidelines for the management of menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors: process evaluation
Carmel Davies, School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin, IE
Elizabeth Summersby, Oncology, Our L

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Integrated approach to complex Heath needs of homeless populations

By Karen O'Connell / August 8, 2019

Integrated approach to complex Heath needs of homeless populations
Jess Sears, Depaul, IE
Abstract
Depaul’s Health Initiative is part of a network of services that bring improved care to this group at a variety of settings since 2007.  We are now fa

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 3 – Intermediate Care: Reablement and involving 3rd Sector

By Admin / July 17, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-3-3#1563958436566-65fd695b-c6b7

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 3 – Contemporary Solutions to Care Planning

By Admin / May 13, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-3-3#1556199080956-479d1f6b-8086

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 3 – Intermediate Care

By Admin / February 21, 2019

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-3-3#1550136761682-56de768f-448b

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Learning from the development of two Integrated Care Pathways for dementia

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Learning from the development of two Integrated Care Pathways for dementia
Anne-Marie Brady, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Mairead Bracken-Scally, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Louise Daly, Trinity College Dublin, IE
Geralyn Hynes, Trinity College Dublin,

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Coordination of health and social care for children with complex health needs across the EU/EEA: a c

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Coordination of health and social care for children with complex health needs across the EU/EEA: a case scenario approach exploring care coordination for an adolescent with an Acquired Brain Injury
Austin Warters, Health Service Executive, IE
Maria

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Challenges in care co-ordination: missed care in community nursing

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Challenges in care co-ordination: missed care in community nursing
Amanda Phelan, University College Dublin, IE
Sandra McCarthy, University College Dublin, IE
Elizabeth Adams, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, IE
Abstract
Primary healthcare is

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Co-designing an Integrated Care Pathway for Children and Families with a Neuromuscular Disorder in I

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Co-designing an Integrated Care Pathway for Children and Families with a Neuromuscular Disorder in Ireland
Margaret Rafferty, HSE, IE
Grace Turner, HSE, IE
Andrea Tobin, Children’s Neuromuscular Service at CRC and AMNCH, IE
Abstract
Introduction: Ch

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POSTER ABSTRACTS: Hepcare europe: Hepcheck; reaching vulnerable populations

By Karen O'Connell / October 23, 2018

Hepcare europe: Hepcheck; reaching vulnerable populations
Walter Cullen, School of Medicine; University College Dublin, IE
John Shearer Lambert, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Infectious Diseases Clinic, Dublin, Ireland, University College

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Reablement home care

By Admin / February 14, 2018

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1518603548527-b43de751-08ef

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WEBINAR: Integrated Care Matters Series 2 – Preventing and Managing Frailty

By Admin / October 18, 2017

Access webinar materials at https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/webinar-integrated-care-matters-series-2#1485246030073-5e90f1df-668a

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: AIMPaediatric Spasticity and Orthopaedic Management for Children with Physical and Neuro-disability

By Karen O'Connell / October 17, 2017

AIMPaediatric Spasticity and Orthopaedic Management for Children with Physical and Neuro-disability
Author: Gillian O Dwyer
Abstract
Aims: Objective measures used to assess spasticity and need for medical or orthopaedic management/intervention is no

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