Integrated health and social care

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Sláintecare – Delivering the promise of universal person-centred care in Ireland

By Admin / October 6, 2021
At the International Foundation for Integrated Care, we have many years of experience sharing and generating knowledge on integrated person-centred care: why it’s important, what it can achieve and what it needs to be successful. The recent resignation of the two most senior members of the team implementing the Sláintecare reform programme in Ireland has… Read More

Our Strategy 2022–2026 – Accelerating the movement for change

By Admin / October 1, 2021
During 2022 and 2023 IFIC will consolidate its position as the leading integrated care knowledge network globally and secure a financially and operationally sustainable future. Over the next 5 years IFIC will grow the movement for change globally with a particular focus on growth in non-English speaking countries and those at an early stage of… Read More
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INCAREHEART

By Miriam Galvin / June 24, 2021

Five INCAREHEART public procurers from five countries will jointly procure an ICT-enabled integrated care solution to effectively support the management of a multidisciplinary care and support model for people living with Chronic Heart Failure (CHF).

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Legislating for integrated care in the UK: Lessons from abroad

Legislating for integrated care in the UK: Lessons from abroad

By Admin / April 15, 2021
The UK Government’s recently published White Paper Integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all which applies to England, prompted us to think about what lessons we could share from other systems legislative change initiatives as the government develops the detail of the Bill and local health and care systems… Read More

ICIC20 – Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care – Session 3

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4F - Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care - Session 3 chaired by Andrew Terris Presentations and Speakers: Transforming Together: a Pathfinder for Integrated Care in Brazil Prof Anne Hendry Evaluation of Complex Interventions in Hard to Serve Regions - Lessons Learned from a German Innovation Fund Project Prof Volker Amelung Top managers’… Read More

ICIC20 – Digital integration supporting service integration

By Miriam Galvin / January 28, 2021
Session 4B - Digital integration supporting service integration chaired by Mrs Leo Lewis Presentations and Speakers: Digital connection to integrated health and social care services - Review of inter-sectoral cooperation of Health Care Center Zagreb and Rehabilitation Center Zagreb Mrs Tena Matijaš Integrating data for integrated care - a guideline for data linkage in health… Read More

ICIC20 – Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care – Session 1

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 2F - Experiences in delivering models of Integrated Care - Session 1 chaired by Dr. Edelweiss Aldasoro Presentations and Speakers: Regional approaches for integrating health and social services in Finland Prof Ilmo Keskimäki Lessons from the Basque Country; Contrasting Basque Integrated Care Health Policy with the New NHS Long Term Plan Dr Tim Robbins… Read More

ICIC20 – Promoting Healthy Ageing

By Miriam Galvin / January 27, 2021
Session 1A - Promoting Healthy Ageing chaired by Mrs Janette Barrie Presentations and Speakers: EnBuenaEdad: Promotion of healthy aging through digital solutions Dr Ana M Carriazo The EMBOLDEN study: Enhancing physical and community mobility in older adults with health inequities using community co-design Dr Rebecca Ganann AgeWell: A Unique Care Model for Older People in… Read More

PODCAST: Building Integrated Care as the Cornerstone of Our New Reality

By Admin / September 21, 2020

Podcast Episode: Building Integrated Care as the Cornerstone of Our New Reality Podcast Series: Care During and Beyond the Covid-19 Crisis Presenters: Fiona Lyne, Anne Hendry, Albert Alonso, Áine Carroll, Jodeme Goldhar, Helmut Hildebrandt, Robert Johnstone, Bert Vrijhoef, Jason Yap This Podcast episode documents IFIC’s special COVID19 webinar series “Care during and beyond the COVID-19…

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WEBINAR: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – Atención Integrada en Iberoamérica piedra angular de la nueva realidad

By Admin / August 5, 2020

La actual pandemia de COVID-19 ha impactado rápidamente nuestras vidas, particularmente, está creando un desafío sin precedentes para nuestros sistemas de salud y sociales en todo el mundo. En este contexto todos los países están tomando numerosas me

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Project ValueCare

By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

Project ValueCare is an EU funded project which aims to deliver personalised integrated (health and social) care services, better outcomes for older people and improved care experience. It also aims to improve staff satisfaction and greater efficiency in the use of resources and coordination of care.

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VIGOUR

By Miriam Galvin / May 1, 2020

VIGOUR effectively supports care authorities in progressing the transformation of their health and care systems to provide sustainable models for integrated care which will facilitate identification of good practice and scaling-up.

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Solidarity, Health Equity and Integrated Care: Our COVID-19 Compass

By Miriam Galvin / April 20, 2020

How can we plan for a post pandemic future that better supports the poor and the underserved? Hard questions for any society, even tougher for low and middle income economies with high levels of social inequality and where the policy discourse is rarely followed by change at pace.

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WEBINAR: Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis: Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality – Building Integrated Care as the cornerstone of our new reality

By Admin / April 8, 2020

This webinar will enable health and care decision-makers and managers to hear about the integrated care approaches implemented and considerations made to address people’s continued care and support needs beyond the public health issues and crisis man

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ROSIA

By Miriam Galvin / January 4, 2020

ROSIA (Remote Rehabilitation Service for Isolated Areas) proposes to generate a flexible and scalable value-based model of care, organized around self-management, or self-care of rehabilitation at home, designed from a tailored integrated care model which optimizes the quality of care and the use of clinical resources.

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WEBINAR: IFIC Ireland – Advancing Integrated Care – Session 1 – Understanding Integrated Care: Lessons from around the world

By Admin / June 12, 2019

Over the past decade many definitions, concepts and theories have emerged trying to explain what integrated care is and what the main building blocks for successful integration of services across sectors and professions may be. In this first webinar

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WEBINAR: IFIC Canada Virtual Community Webinar Series – Global Tour of Integrated Care and What it Means for US

By Admin / May 14, 2019

The inaugural convening of the IFIC Canada virtual community took place on May 14th, 2019 and took a tour of integrated care around the world through the eyes of Nick Goodwin and Toni Dedeu from IFIC. Dr. Walter Wodchis and Dr. Ross Baker from IHPME

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Successful application of a cross-sectoral integrated care approach to addiction and homeless services – the experience from Southern Ireland

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Successful application of a cross-sectoral integrated care approach to addiction and homeless services – the experience from Southern Ireland
Authors: Joe Edward Kirby , Aileen Kitching, David Lane, Aileen O’ Connor, Francis Russell, Rebecca Loughry,

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Ensuring the Best Start in life through integration

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Ensuring the Best Start in life through integration
Authors: Phil Jennings , Caroline Mason Mohan, Carmel Jennings
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Using integration to strengthen the National Healthy Childhood Programme

Introduction: The HSE Healthy Ireland in the Health

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: A Realist Framework for the Implementation of Integrated Primary Care

By Admin / October 17, 2017

A Realist Framework for the Implementation of Integrated Primary Care
Author: Marcella McGovern
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Introduction: An obstacle for the implementation of Integrated Primary Care (IPC) has been termed the “Paradox of Primary Care” [1].This paradox

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: National Scaling-up of an area-based approach to Prevention, Partnership & Family Support in Ireland: Key strengths and challenges to its implementation

By Admin / October 17, 2017

National Scaling-up of an area-based approach to Prevention, Partnership & Family Support in Ireland: Key strengths and challenges to its implementation
Author: Aisling Gillen
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This paper focuses on the scaling-up of an area-based systems wi

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CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS: Vision for change in practice: a pilot study of recovery oriented mental health services

By Admin / October 17, 2017

Vision for change in practice: a pilot study of recovery oriented mental health services
Authors: Ann Colleran , Dominic Fannon, Marie Cox, Gerard Murray
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Managing the integrated delivery of better public health services and working with comm

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What’s integration got to do with it? Observations and Lessons

By Admin / June 29, 2017

Observations and Lessons from the Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland Study Trip to North-West London. On March 31th, 2017, delegates from the Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland (FG&V) regional hospital visited North-West London as part of an international learning exchange. The FG&V delegation team comprised of thirty-four Dutch physicians (a mix of general practitioners and medical specialists) and three policy advisors. The study trip was in collaboration with the Integrated Care Academy; designed to support clinicians, managers and policy-makers with a demonstrated interest in the successful adoption of integrated care policy and practice.

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SUSTAIN

By Miriam Galvin / October 25, 2016

SUSTAIN is a cross-European research project and stands for sustainable tailored integrated care for older people in Europe.

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United4Health

By Admin / September 18, 2015

United4Health develops telehealth solutions that enable healthcare providers to adopt innovative and integrated health and care service models.

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PUBLICATION: WHO Global Strategy on People-centred and Integrated Health Services Interim Report

By Fiona Lyne / April 22, 2015

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Smartcare

By Admin / March 20, 2015

SmartCare is a major three-year project funded under ICT PSP sixth call for proposals 2012 under the objective ‘wide deployment of integrated care services’.

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